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McCartney In Jackson's Will

Jan. 5 2009, Published 12:11 p.m. ET

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Sources close to Michael Jackson told the UK Mirror that the ailing pop star is planning on bequeathing his remaining portion of the Beatles library to Paul McCartney in his will.

Of course, just how 'ailing' Jackson is remains to be seen. Some sources say he is near death, others say he is jockeying for sympathy before emerging from self-imposed retirement to perform again.

A 24 year-old conflict began between the two legends when Jackson acquired ownership of the nearly $700 million Lennon-McCartney songbook during a bidding war in 1985. McCartney and writing partner John Lennon had scrupulously avoided compromising their artistic integrity by selling the songs for commercial use.

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