“Happy birthday to you” and I won’t be sued

So this is it! Feel free to congratulate yourselves by bursting into some song like, oh, I don’t know. (But not “Santa Claus Is Coming to Town.”)

Papers filed in federal court show that Warner Music Group agreed to pay $14 million to settle claims over the song “Happy Birthday to You.”

Source: Details of ‘Happy Birthday’ Copyright Settlement Revealed – The New York Times

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