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SEP 03, 2013 - Business Insider

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The Guy Who Wrote One Of The Most Famous Songs Of All Time Says US Copyright Law Cheated Him Of Millions

The classic Motown song "Money (That's What I Want)" has generated millions of dollars in royalties since it was first recorded in 1959. It's appeared in countless movies, and been covered by John Lennon, Iggy Pop and Waylon Jennings among many others. But a quirk of American copyright law may have cheated songwriter Barrett Strong out of most of it, The New York Times' Larry Rohter reports. Mr. Strong’s predicament illustrates a little-known oddity in the American copyright system, one that record and music publishing companies have not hesitated to exploit. The United States ... Read More

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