THE 178 BEATLES SONGS PAUL MCCARTNEY IS RECLAIMING FROM SONY/ATV

THE 178 BEATLES SONGS PAUL MCCARTNEY IS RECLAIMING FROM SONY/ATV Sir Paul McCartney is in the process of reclaiming US publishing rights for a huge chunk of The Beatles’ catalogue from Sony/ATV. The U.S. Copyright Act of 1976 stipulates that writers of pre-1978 tracks can reclaim their US publishing rights – if they’ve previously signed…

LEGENDARY BEATLES PRODUCER GEORGE MARTIN DEAD AT 90

LEGENDARY BEATLES PRODUCER GEORGE MARTIN DEAD AT 90 George Martin with The Beatles during the mid 1960s (via Capitol Records) Ringo Star confirmed the late producers death George Martin, arguably the greatest producer of all-time, has passed away at the age of 90. He is known for landing The Beatles their very first recording contract,…

Beatles legacy brings more than £89m to Liverpool’s economy each year

Beatles legacy brings more than £89m to Liverpool’s economy each year A statue of The Beatles outside Liverpool’s Royal Liver Building, unveiled in December PA “Money”, the Beatles sang in 1963, was what they wanted. Now, 53 years later, and  46 years after the group split in 1970, their home town of Liverpool is raking…

MEET THE NEW GROOVESHARK – AKA ‘POPCORN TIME FOR MUSIC’

MEET THE NEW GROOVESHARK – AKA ‘POPCORN TIME FOR MUSIC’ SEPTEMBER 17, 2015   BY TIM INGHAM Say hello to what might be the most frightening app in existence for the music business. Aurous is a music streaming app/website built on similar technology to Popcorn Time, the copyright-infringing streaming movie and TV service that is now…