Oh boy, copyright discussion.

Jim Brain brain at jbrain.com
Sun Nov 15 15:46:13 CST 2015

On 11/15/2015 3:10 PM, Chuck Guzis wrote:
> To the best of my knowledge, Warner Brothers is still collecting 
> license fees for the tune "Happy Birthday to You", even though neither 
> of the two sisters involved in its composition are tied to the 
> copyright.  That in itself is an interesting story, considering that 
> the ditty in its original form was publish in the 1890s as "Good 
> Morning to You". (one note difference).
I can't ascertain if Warner/Chappell Music are still collecting 
copyright royalties (as in post September 22, 2015), but unless they 
appeal the most recent lawsuit, they can no longer do so:



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