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leto says

I couldn`t find the right answer on net so I`m asking does anyone know is this song http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k1oqWKAp1N8 in public domain and are we allowed to create our version with same melody? Thank you!

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Art-of-Sound says

It’s copyrighted until 2030. However, you can create your version of “Good Morning to All”. It differs only in one note from HBTY and it is in the Public Domain

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leto says

It’s copyrighted until 2030. However, you can create your version of “Good Morning to All”. It differs only in one note from HBTY and it is in the Public Domain

Thanks a lot :-)

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urbazon says

Ha, I didn’t know that… Sneaky one, but useful, thanks Art-of-Sound! ;)

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solarsound says

This is why so many restaurants have their own clappy clappy birthday songs. Because they could get in trouble otherwise. Funny to think “happy birthday” is protected under copyright.

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