Title

Music publishing and how Michael Jackson came to own The Beatles’ songs

Document Type

Article

Publication Title

Disc Makers Blog

Publication Date

11-13-2012

Abstract

Music publishing has its lore and legends. The story of Michael Jackson coming to own the rights to The Beatles’ catalog is high on the list. It started when Jackson contributed to McCartney’s Pipes Of Pan album, when McCartney opened Jackson’s eyes to the notion of song copyrights as an investment.