A few weeks ago, singer-songwriter Jonathan Coulton was surprised to learn that his arrangement of the Sir Mix-A-Lot song "Baby Got Back" was covered note for note by the cast of the Fox TV show Glee. Coulton talks with Bob about having his melody stolen with impunity and the legal gray area between copyright law and cover songs.
Metafilter user cortex covers Laurie Anderson’s meisterwerk. I like it. A lot.
"Here’s an attempt to cover O Superman without copying it; no synths, no vocoders, no sampling or looping."