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Every song that's commercially released has what's called an ISRC code, which is short for International Standard Recording Code. It's a unique identifier for each track that lists the country of origin, the registrant, which is usually a label, the year, and the designation code, which is the unique identifier created by the label. This code stays with the audio recording for life of it. Even if it later appears on a compilation, the same ISRC will accompany it. If recording is changed in any way, it requires a new ISRC, but otherwise it will always retain the same ISRC, independent of the company or format it's in.
So how do you get an ISRC code? If you digitally distribute your music through TuneCore or CD Baby, they'll automatically assign one for you. Many replicators will assign ISRCs for you, too, but they'll charge you a fee. With that being said, it's even to register yourself. Go to usisrc.org to register. They'll assign you a three-digit registration number, and you can begin to assign ISRC codes to all your music, it will cost a one-time fee of $75. Just be sure to keep a good list of the numbers and follow the rules which are provided on the site.
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