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Sir Paul sues Sony over Beatles copyrights.

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by AltGrendel, Jan 19, 2017.


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  1. AltGrendel

    AltGrendel Squire Jag SS fan.

    May 21, 2009
    Mid-Atlantic USA.
  2. two fingers

    two fingers Opinionated blowhard. But not mad about it. Gold Supporting Member

    Feb 7, 2005
    Eastern NC USA
    Interesting. The law seems pretty cut and dry. It will all come down to whether or not judges want to legislate from the bench. And we all know that has happened a lot. Seems that if they follow the law many of the rights will revert back to his estate after he is gone...unless he lives longer than most.
     
  3. MonetBass

    MonetBass ♪ Just listen ♫ Supporting Member

    Sep 15, 2006
    Tulsa, OK
    Yet another reason to read before you sign. It's sad how record companies and managers have, for decades, taken advantage of artists' ignorance this way.
     
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  4. sgtpepper

    sgtpepper

    Jan 22, 2010
    Mexico City
    Hope he wins the case.
     
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  5. 5544

    5544

    Dec 1, 2015
    Sore Paul McCartney doesn't have a leg to stand on.

    Michael Jackson bought the rights to the Beatle's catalog. MJ's estate sold the rights to Sony.
     
  6. I hope he wins and sets a precedent for future screw-overs. Either way though, he's Paul McCartney. Win or lose, he's still a Beatle, he's still Paul. Those songs will always be his.

    His last wife didn't either!;)
     

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