Can I copy a compiled list of top 100 wedding songs, without infringing on copyright, or getting bad rankings from google?

It seems silly to re compile my list. If I can do it ok, how do I do it? Do I have to acknowledge?
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KatieMac Premium
glad you found a solution
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Maxiam59 Premium
see you found a way all the best
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BeYou Premium
I came up with a better plan. Cut the list down to top 10, easier to type and make up, and still has good keyword search numbers. So solution rectified and no issues with copyright. Yeah ha... Woohoo. Now I just have to compile the lists.
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glycogen Premium
Sounds like a plan - try to change some wording from the other article if you can though, google hates duplicate content. Glyn.
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BeYou Premium
All good comments. When I took the list down to 10, I don't need to use anyone elses list. I have just made up my own lists. So no copying or infringement issues. Easy to come up with 10. Possibly similar but still my lists.
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whitsunday Premium
perfect solution! Give it your own personal twist.
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glycogen Premium
I don't personally think it's a good idea to copy from another website like that. That would be termed "scraping" and possibly copyright infringement. It also wouldn't be good for google rankings as it's duplicate content. How about if you take some ideas from that site, reorder them and add some of your own? I think that would be much better. Glyn.
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TheOldSilly Premium
If it is copyrighted, you would need to get the author's permission. If it isn't, it is prudent to give credit to the author.

At least that's how it works in the literary/publishing world, I know, being a published author and professional editor.

Maybe the rules are different in blogging/website posting? Anyone else have some input?
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BeYou Premium
I am just after top 100 wedding song list. Don't really know if that is copyrighted, but would save a lot of work, to be able to copy and paste songs. Can I copy them, but reorder them? Perhaps it's just easier to type them all out, save any hassles.
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TheOldSilly Premium
I think, like glycogen, you should re-order them, maybe even add/change/substitute some of your own choices. Then the list really becomes more "yours".
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BobBarr Premium
My understanding -- If you've found the list on someone's website, the owner of that site holds the copyright on it. Also, search engines could see your list as being duplicate content and may penalize your site in their rankings.

Rather than copying the list and posting it as if it were your own, you could always indicate that you're quoting from their list and provide attribution to the source.
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TheOldSilly Premium
That's what I also recommend, Bob
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