The Problem With Getting Better

Law360, New York (June 21, 2011, 6:35 PM EDT) -- "Getting Better" is a light ditty from the "Sgt. Pepper" album and is an interesting example of a Lennon-McCartney song (on some early albums — er, LPs, er CDs — the writing credit for their songs was listed as "McCartney-Lennon") because the optimistic McCartney-esque "it's getting better" is counterbalanced by Lennon's murmuring of "it couldn't get much worse."

We side with McCartney on this issue and, indeed, on most issues. In the movie "Vanilla Sky," the Kurt Russell character describes himself as a guy whose favorite...
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