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THIS DAY IN McCARTNEY/MPL HISTORY

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Posted by Nancy R

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      THIS DAY IN McCARTNEY/MPL HISTORY (Love that?)

      January 30, 1956 Elvis Presley records his version of "Blue Suede Shoes." "Blue Suede Shoes" was composed by Carl Perkins and published by Carl Perkins Music OBO MPL.

        FEBRUARY 1, 1964: The Beatles' first Number One hit "I Want to Hold Your Hand," topped the Hot 100 and is Number one for seven weeks.  Then replaced by the single "She Loves You" by The....Beatles.

        FEBRUARY 1, 1972 Wings release "Give Ireland Back to the Irish" in U.K.

        FEBRUARY 1, 1976: SONNY & CHER REUNITE FOR A NEW VARIETY SHOW AFTER THEIR DIVORCE AND SOLO TV SHOWS CANCELED.  THE OPENING FROM SEASON TWO WITH A McCARTNEY SONG FOR OPENING.

        FEBRUARY 1, 2018: THE THREAD WAS MOVED. 

          FEBRUARY 4, 1969: THE BEATLES APPOINT EASTMAN & EASTMAN AS GENERAL COUNSEL TO APPLE CORPS --- THOUGH HISTORY SAYS IT.  TODAY, EASTMAN & EASTMAN IS THE LEGAL REPRESENTATION OF MPL.

          FEBRUARY 4, 1977: Wings release their single "Maybe I'm Amazed" (LIVE)

            FEBRUARY 13, 1972 "GREASE" the musical opens the first show on Broadway.  Paul's MPL owns the pub rights through Edwin H. 'Buddy' Morris Music & Co. which McCartney accquired in 1976.

            In 1978, the motion picture version and in 2016 the Fox TV live version

              FEBRUARY 25

              1957: BUDDY HOLLY & THE CRICKETS BEGIN RECORDING SESSION(S) FOR "THAT'LL BE THE DAY"

              1972: PAUL McCARTNEY RELEASED "GIVE IRELAND BACK TO THE IRISH" AS A SINGLE.

              Not published by Northern Songs Ltd.

                FEBRUARY 27.1981: PAUL McCARTNEY & STEVIE WONDER RECORDED "EBONY AND IVORY" WRITTEN BY McCARTNEY.

                TALKING ABOUT THE SONG

                LIVE AT THE WHITE HOUSE

                  THEY SAY IT'S DESI'S BIRTHDAY

                  HAPPY BIRTHDAY DESI ARNEZ SR. - MARCH 2, 1917

                  PAUL'S MPL OWNS DESILU MUSIC CORP., A MUSIC PUBLISHING COMPANY FOUNDED BY DESI ARNEZ AND LUCILLE BALL

                  ONE OF THE SONGS PUBLISHED BY DESILU MUSIC, THE THEME FROM "I LOVE LUCY" COMPOSED BY HAROLD ADAMSON AND ELIOT DANIEL

                    MARCH 3, 1975 LINDA EASTMAN McCARTNEY IS CHARGED WITH U.S. POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA.

                    BUT HERE'S SOMETHING DIFFERENT

                      THEY SAY IT'S MORTON'S BIRTHDAY

                      HAPPY BIRTHDAY MORTON DaCOSTA -MARCH 7, 1914

                      THE DIRECTOR OF THE STAGE AND MOTION PICTURE VERSION OF "THE MUSIC MAN"

                      PAUL'S MPL OWNS THE COMPANY THAT OWNS THE COMPANY THAT OWNS THE PUB RIGHTS TO THE SONGS FROM THIS MUSICAL INCLUDING THIS SONG---WHICH 'THEIR' VERSION MAKES MORE MONEY THAN THE MUSICAL PUT TOGETHER.

                      THE MOVIE VERSION

                      AND THIS VERSION

                      Who's Sophie Tucker?

                        MARCH 16, 1979: CBS TELEVISION IN AMERICA BROADCAST "WINGS OVER THE WORLD" FEATURING PAUL McCARTNEY & WINGS

                          I guess Paul marrying Linda on March 12, 1969 should have been here.