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Work details

Applicant or licensee name:
Laura Wilson
Applicant or licensee country:
United Kingdom
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Status of application:
Application Withdrawn
Title or short description:
Ernie (The Fastest Milkman in the West) by Benny Hill
Full description:
The lyrics were written and sung by Benny Hill - whose real name was Alfred Hawthorne Hill. benny Hill was his stage name. According to my research the song was first performed on television in the 1970's and recorded as a song in 1971 on the Columbia record label. Columbia was later taken over by Sony Music. It was a very popular comical song at the time of release.
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Details and dates of publication, broadcast and/or distribution:
Sung first on television in 1970 Record released in 1971 on the Columbia Record label who were later taken over by Sony but I have been informed that Sony DO NOT own the copyright


Known creators or right holders

Type Located Name
Creator No Benny Hill

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