One for the musicians amongst us. One for the musicians amongst us.
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    Default One for the musicians amongst us.

    At the age of 92 Tom Lehrer has put all his lyrics into the public domain, with the plan being to add the music in stages over time before he dies.

    Tom Lehrer Songs – Songs and Lyrics by Tom Lehrer

    I, Tom Lehrer, and the Tom Lehrer Trust 2000, hereby grant the following permission:

    All the lyrics on this website, whether published or unpublished, copyrighted or uncopyrighted, may be downloaded and used in any manner whatsoever, without requiring any further permission from me or any payment to me or to anyone else.

    Some lyrics written by Tom Lehrer to copyrighted music by others are included herein, but of course such music may not be used without permission of the copyright owners. (The translated songs may be found in their original languages on YouTube.)

    In other words, all the lyrics herein should be treated as though they were in the public domain.

    In particular, permission is hereby granted to anyone to set any of these lyrics to their own music and publish or perform their versions without fear of legal action.

    This permission applies only to the lyrics on this website. Most of the music written by Tom Lehrer will be added gradually later with further disclaimers.

    Note: This website will be shut down on December 31, 2024, so if you want to download anything, don’t wait too long.
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    I heard this on the radio. I was stunned to hear he's still alive. At first I thought it was an obit piece.

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    He is one of my favourite (people) musicians, mostly since, as a child, my Dad had an LP (remember them?), and then recorded onto cassette (when they became available) which was listened to with regularity (along with Victor Borge).
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    This is a good piece, edited and performed admirably...

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