Synopsis:

We discuss Paul and Michael Jackson's relationship, their duets, and the Beatles publishing rights.


Sources:

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McCartney on Jackson's acquisition of the Northern Songs catalog (1989):


McCartney telling a similar story to the video above, albeit with a much different tone (2009): 


The notorious Nike commercial (1987):


McCartney on the making of "Say Say Say":