Rolling Stones, Donald Trump, Politics

Rolling Stones, Donald Trump

Rolling Stones threaten to sue Donald Trump if he plays their songs at rallies

Rolling Stones threaten to sue Donald Trump if he plays their songs at rallies

6/28/2020 10:40:00 PM

Rolling Stones threaten to sue Donald Trump if he plays their songs at rallies

One of the biggest rock bands in history is furious their music is being used for the President’s political ends, called 'a campaign of hate' by late singer Tom Petty's family

After four years of trying to stop him using their track You Can’t Always Get What You Want, the band are looking to the courts to enforce a ban.Stones legends Sir Mick Jagger and Keith Richards, who co-wrote the song, are said to be furious their music is being used for the President’s political ends.

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Trump, who had a huge row with the group 31 years ago, plays the 1969 classic at the end of rallies. He has also used Stones hit Start Me Up before he arrives on stage. The band sent him a cease and desist letter in 2016, but it was ignored.Now the British group have stepped up the fight. They said: “This could be the last time Trump uses any Jagger/Richards songs on his campaigns.”

In the US, politicians do not need the artists’ permission to play their songs at rallies as long as the individual or venue has a licence from performing rights organisation Broadcast Music, Inc for all the music that it oversees.But BMI can exclude tracks from the licence if a songwriter or publisher objects to their use by a campaign.

The band, who have now involved the organisation, said: “BMI has notified Trump on behalf of the Stones that the unauthorised use of their songs will constitute a breach of its licensing agreement. If Trump disregards [this], he would face a lawsuit.”

Sir Mick, 76, said previously You Can’t Always Get What You Want is a “weird” choice as a play-out song, calling it a “drowsy ballad about drugs in Chelsea”.Keith, also 76, who has urged US ­citizens to “get rid” of Trump, once suggested that in 1989 he threatened to stab him in a row over a Stones gig the businessman was promoting.

After the Tom Petty hit I Won’t Back Down was played at Trump’s rally nine days ago, the late singer’s family said he would never want one of his songs “used for a campaign of hate”. Read more: Mirror Celeb »

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Always great! A Campaign of Hate? What about the Rolling Stones song Street Fighting Man? 'Hey did I tell you that my name Was called disturbance! ... And I'll shout and scream And I'll kill the king and I'll rail at all his servants'!

The Rolling Stones tells Trump campaign to stop playing their songs at ralliesThe Rolling Stones have threatened legal action against President Trump's campaign over its use of the band's music at rallies. The band's legal team is working with BMI, the performing rights organization, on the issue. Find some real news CNN. THAT'S WHAT FRIENDS ARE FOR I don't give a FUCK about The Rolling Stones

Rolling Stones warn Trump of legal action for using their songsThe Rolling Stones ’ 1969 classic “You Can’t Always Get What You Want” is a popular song played at US President Trump's events and was last played at the close of his recent rally in Tulsa. realDonaldTrump try these: lol

Rolling Stones threaten to sue Trump over using their songsThe Rolling Stones are threatening President Donald Trump with legal action for using their songs at his rallies despite cease-and-desist directives .RollingStones SUE HIM! SUE HIM! This is a delicate situation. If you love Trump and the Stones, you'll take this as them attacking him and you'll cancel them. At the same time, they don't want their music associated with this mess

Rolling Stones threaten to sue Trump over using their songsThe Rolling Stones are threatening President Donald Trump with legal action for using their songs at his rallies despite cease-and-desist directives. The Stones said in a statement Sunday that their legal team is working with music rights organization BMI to stop use of their material in Trump&39;s

Rolling Stones to Trump: Quit using our music at rallies or we'll sueThe Rolling Stones ' 1969 classic 'You Can't Always Get What You Want' was a popular song for his events. It was played again at the close of Trump's recent rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma – an indoor event criticized for its potential to spread coronavirus. Jfk jr I'm sure he would have permission from ScottBaio to use this.

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