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License for Use of Lyrics

(With Distribution of Recording)



Musical Composition:

Written by:

Dear [Name]:

1. We hereby grant to you for no charge a non-exclusive license to print and distribute at your sole expense and cost in the United States and [Country] printed copies of the lyric of the above-referenced musical composition in and as part of, or distributed in conjunction with distribution of, promotional copies of recording packages which contain the recording of said composition covered by a mechanical license issued on our behalf of [Agency] concurrently herewith.

2. Each copy of each reprint shall contain our copyright notice and credit line:

Copyright (c) [Year] [Name]. All Rights Reserved. Used by Permission.

If the foregoing correctly sets forth our understanding, kindly sign and return a copy of this letter.


[Your Name]

[Your Title]

[Your Telephone Number]

Agreed to: