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Minnesota man who wrote 'Funkytown' leads copyright fight against music industry

An obscure 1976 amendment to U.S. copyright law gives songwriters the right to reclaim ownership of a song after 35 years. MPR reports Steven Greenberg, the St. Louis Park musician who penned "Funkytown," has become the first person to file a "termination of transfer" notice.
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An obscure 1976 amendment to U.S. copyright law gives songwriters the right to reclaim ownership of a song after 35 years. MPR reports Steven Greenberg, the St. Louis Park musician who penned "Funkytown," has become the first person to file a "termination of transfer" notice.

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