Last month, I was talking about how the rapid expansion of public domain songs and films (and books, too, but I hadn’t got around to writing about that yet) represents a great opportunity to repurpose content for entertainment.
I was fooling around with ChatGPT tonight to rewrite some public domain songs, and make them something fresh and new, and it didn’t disappoint. This is so cool.
So here is “Lady Be Good” by the Gershwin brothers:
and here is how ChatGPT used it to write an entirely new song:
So that one was alright. But the next one is lights out. Here is “I’ll See You in my Dreams” by Gus Kahn & Isham Jones:
here is what ChatGPT wrote:
There will be a lot of entertainment content generated by artificial intelligence in this way. It’s just too easy to do and the results are clearly quality results.