Quoting a Song? Here are some rules-

Have you ever wanted to quote song lyrics in your story? Here are a couple posts at Bookbaby:

1. Overview of legalities of using song lyrics.

2. Answers to questions about using song lyrics.

If a music artist wants to record someone else’s song, there is a set fee for that use, but rights and fees are entirely up to the publisher when it comes to printing lyrics in books. If you don’t want to violate US Copyright Code, read on.