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Can I get my royalties if I have the songs and the spreadsheets with the royalties I should have got. At the time back in 2009 when the songs were played I didn't have the work numbers like I do now from ASCAP. And at the time I didn't have them copyrighted like I do now. And at the time I didn't have my member ID but now I do. Do I have a chance of getting my royalties having all the information now?
They played a song for a symphony that totaled over a million dollars and the other songs were played on college radio, airlines, muzak in elevators and many genres of different radio stations. Do I have a chance of getting my royalties now? What are my chances of winning this case? I have all the words and they are typed on the spreadsheets. ********@yahoo.com ***********
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Hello,

1. In which year did you discover that the songs were being performed without your consent?

2. Also, in which year did you license the songs through ASCAP?

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