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Paul McCartney, Denied Control Over Beatles Hits For Decades, Is Told To Wait

McCartney has long sought control of The Beatles hits he co-authored and has filed a court case against the company that controls them.

After missing two chances to control the compositions he co-authored while in The Beatles — once in 1969 when he and John Lennon were outbid and again to Michael Jackson, in a duplicitous move by the King of Pop, in the '80s — Paul McCartney is not taking any chances.

First, the fine print. In the U.S., authors are allowed to regain copyrights they had previously

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