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The Internet Should Have Killed Weird Al. It Only Made Him Stronger

 

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Also on that album was Don’t Download This Song, about music piracy and the Recording Industry Association of America’s copyright infringement cases. Weird Al offered it up for free on his website a year before Radiohead would test its pay-what-you-want model with In RainbowsStraight Outta Lynwood went on to sell 563,000 albums, according to Nielsen (NLSN) Soundscan, making it Yankovic’s best-selling album of the past two decades.

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