Do musicians and vocalist I hired and paid to record my original song retain any interest in the recording or can I legally sell it?
State/Country relating to question: Tennessee
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This depends on whether they were employess or contractors in the eyes of a court. A big factor is how much control you had over creation of the work. Unless you had a written agreement to the contrary, they may be entitled to part ownership of the works.
The issue is "work for hire" or not. This link will provide you with a little background on the issue.
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