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Certified Liable Boy: The Legal Challenges of Music Sampling in the UK

“Music sampling may have become more prevalent in recent years, but it has been a part of music history for decades. Critical responses to early sampling were often negative, with many early critics viewing the practice as laziness at best, or inexcusable theft at worst. Nowadays, the practice of sampling is commonplace, although there are still significant legal hurdles to navigate.” Declan Peters considers some of the key legal concepts surrounding music sampling in the UK.