Find out what holiday songs require rights from the publisher.
Recording a few holiday tunes is one of the best ways to connect with new listeners who might not have otherwise heard your music. But before you choose which Christmas, Chanukah, Solstice, Kwanzaa, Festivus, and New Years songs you’re going to tackle, you should know ahead of time whether or not you need to pay a publisher/songwriter for the right to record their composition.
This PDF includes:
- A list of popular holiday songs in the Public Domain
- A list of popular, copyrighted Christmas songs
- Composer names for copyrighted holiday songs