Lyrics are the words to an opera or a song. Additionally, a lyric may be a form of poetry which expresses a personal point of view. Lyric can also be referred to the quality and range in the human voice in classical singing.
Lyrics are the property and copyright of original owners, but lyric copyright holders (of works fixed in a tangible medium of expression) have the exclusive rights and authority to control how works are to be used (e.g., derivative works, display of works, distribution, performance, and reproduction).
In 2004, Rolling Stone Magazine released ‘500 Greatest Songs of All Time’ in the last part of 2004. The top ten lyrics were sung by Ray Charles (‘What’d I Say’); Nirvana’s ‘Smells like Teen Spirit;’ ‘Hey Jude’ by the Beatles; Chuck Berry’s ‘Johnny B. Goode;’ ‘Good Vibrations’ by The Beach Boys; Aretha Franklin’s ‘Respect;’ Marvin Gaye’s ‘What’s Going On;’ ‘Imagine,’ by John Lennon; and rounding up the number one and two lyric spots were the Rolling Stones’ ‘Satisfaction;’ and number one song was ‘Like a Rolling Stone’ by Bob Dylan.
In general, lyrics are forms of artistic expression that often leave a lasting melody in the hearts and minds of many.
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