… a wish if you will … that the estate of John Cage sues Samir Mezrahi for a butt-load of money. john cage, paris 1981 This is why ….
Yes. Cage has been ripped off. Not sure how much money Samir has made so far - but back in 1952, John Cage wrote this very piece of music … in fact Frank Zappa actually recorded it and included it on A Chance Operation: The John Cage Tribute Yes I understand that Samir cleverly called the track “Aaaaa Very Good Son”g and it is absolute silence - as distinct to ‘the sounds of the environment that the listeners hear while it is being performed’ - but given the litigious nature of Frank’s widow that I have pointed out before … and that Apple do seem to object to rip offs in their stores - I am not sure how he gets away with it.
hey I released a blank song that will play 1st so that *one* song won’t play every time u plug ur phone into ur car https://t.co/FL83YUOOcz— #1 samir (@samir) August 9, 2017
I much prefer the Zappa version. More nuanced, better use of white space.
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