(1) "Smack My Bitch Up" performed by The Beatles





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Published on Feb 17, 2011

See the "sequel" here: http://youtu.be/SN7ASS1l1qs
visit: https://www.facebook.com/pleaseunhelpme
*the video may seem out of sync when viewed on a phone.
*bit of trivia: The Chemical Brothers' "Setting Sun" (4:31) was influenced by The Beatles' "Tomorrow Never Knows"

*audio portion reproduced by kind permission
of Take Me To The Hospital / Cooking Vinyl
- for original performances by The Prodigy, check-out the official channel at
http://www.youtube.com/prodigychannel (ad revenue goes to them, i don't get any money from videos on this channel)
visit: http://www.youtube.com/user/TheBeatle...
visit/ like my page: https://www.facebook.com/pleaseunhelpme

COPYRIGHT DISCLAIMER: I do not own the audio/visual material in this video. This video has been edited by me for entertainment purposes only. Materials used qualify for Fair Use in accordance with Digital Millennium Copyright Act.

"Copyright Disclaimer under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for "fair use" for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, and research. Fair use is a use permitted by copyright statute that might otherwise be infringing. Non-profit, educational or personal use tips the balance in favor of fair use."

In June of 2014 I received following letter:
Dear pleaseunhelpme

The copyright in the Beatles at Shea Stadium footage is owned by Subafilms Ltd. (an Apple Corps controlled company) and your unauthorised use of our material is a copyright infringement. In order to avoid a "takedown", please confirm you have removed the video within 7 days.

Thank you
Axxxx Bxxxxxx
Apple Corps Ltd."

my response:

This 5-min video was edited out of 1 hour of concert footage with Fair-Use criteria in mind. It is transformative, uses only small portion of the original material and meant to work as a social commentary. My account is not enabled for monetizaton and the sound portion is used with permission from Cooking Vinyl/ Merlin (because it is unedited)."

The video was taken down.

I submitted "dispute". It was rejected by the Apple Corps. Then I appealed to YouTube. 1 month later YouTube responded with the following:

In accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, we've completed processing your counter-notification.
This content has been restored. Your account will not be penalized.

The YouTube Copyright Team"

see this edit with original sound:

see the version with intro by Rudetube's Alex Zane:

*i didn't try to match mouth movements perfectly, it was not my intention to fool anyone. the idea behind the editing is that the beatles' fans didn't give a !#@& what exactly the band was singing and also that in my opinion the beatles have big influence on modern music, especially big beat.


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