Is "Happy Birthday" protected by the copyright laws from being performed at a bi

  1. rvsource profile image58
    rvsourceposted 8 years ago

    Is "Happy Birthday" protected by the copyright laws from being performed at a birthday party?

  2. Uninvited Writer profile image83
    Uninvited Writerposted 8 years ago

    I found the answer at Snopes. It is copyrighted but you will only get in trouble if you use it commercially and don't pay royalties. If you do sing it at home you will not get into trouble.

    http://www.snopes.com/music/songs/birthday.asp

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