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Birthday Song’s Copyright Leads to a Lawsuit for the Ages

  13.06.14 4:13pm

The song “Happy Birthday to You” is widely credited for being the most performed song in the world. But one of its latest venues may be the federal courthouse in Manhattan, where the only parties may be the litigants to a new legal battle.

full story here:  http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/14/nyregion/lawsuit-aims-to-strip-happy-birthday-to-you-of-its-copyright.html?src=me&ref=general&_r=0