The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #12294   Message #3618051
Posted By: GUEST
12-Apr-14 - 07:38 PM
Thread Name: Origin: The Old Triangle
Subject: RE: Origin: The Old Triangle
Brendan Behan copyrighted his play, which included his verses of the song. My understanding is that he gave a once-off payment to Dickie Shannon for the rights to the song, rather than "any royalties" as mentioned above. At the time, neither visualized the song becoming so popular.