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I would like permission to use the words to the song He

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I would like permission...

I would like permission to use the words to the song He Stopped Loving Her Today in a novel for young adults.

Lawyer's Assistant: What written documentation do you have?

He Stopped Loving Her Today 4176
Sung By ***** ***** 4177
4178 Written By: Bobby Braddock, Curly Putman. 4179 Copyright Information: © Sony/EMI.

Lawyer's Assistant: Have you talked to a local attorney? Has anything been filed in court?

NO

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

That's all I have.

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You need to contact the copyright holder for permission to use the information. If you are unable to get the contact information, contact U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for assistance.

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