John Frederick Coots may not be a household name but he wrote a song that we all know. Santa Claus is Comin to Town, written in 1934, is one of the highest earning songs of all time. In 1981, Mr Coots assigned the copyright in the song to EMI, ... Lexology, 1 month ago
Under US law the Copyright Act 1976 (the Act ) it is possible for artists to apply to reclaim copyright in their works 56 years after publication (provided the song was written before 1978, when the applicable provisions of the Act became ...Lexology, 3 weeks ago
Note: Some of this research, and an interview with the author, is being included in a report on CBS Sunday Morning , which should air Easter Sunday, March 27, 2016. While I was doing the research for my recent blog post on the history of the ...Library of Congress, 1 month ago
March 22 --Funny business will meet the serious business of tourism revenue and children's charities when the artists behind "The Family Circus," "Beetle Bailey," "Mutts," Mad magazine and hundreds of other favorites convene in Memphis this spring ...Equities.com, 1 month ago
Elvis Presley's music continues to remain popular and relevant as we approach the 39th anniversary of his passing. His estate earned $55 million in 2015. This year marks the 60th anniversary of the release of Heartbreak Hotel, so RCA is releasing a ...Examiner.com, 1 month ago
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