Tag Archives: copyright

Hello, Goodbye

  Who can forget the 1967 classic ‘Hello, Goodbye’ by the Beatles? Perhaps not the most diverse set of lyrics of any Christmas number 1, indeed here is a short sample; “You say goodbye and I say hello Hello hello I don’t know why you say goodbye, I say hello Hello hello I don’t know… Read More »

Return to sender

In 1962, although his best films were already behind him, Elvis’ music was still hitting the spot.  He’d already had three UK number ones that year (including one of the best single releases of all time, Rock-a-hula Baby/Can’t Help Falling in Love) and ended the year in top position again with Return to Sender.  Written… Read More »

History of copyright laws

A bit late in the day to do justice to this new website for copyright history, but at least I can draw your attention to it! Its home page (below) is very instructive, and the left hand column looks as though it will allow for very intuitive browsing (the screen shot actually cuts off the… Read More »