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Politics The Rolling Stones tell Trump campaign to stop playing their songs at rallies

05:25  29 june  2020
05:25  29 june  2020 Source:   cnn.com

Tom Petty's family issues a cease and desist order to Trump campaign

  Tom Petty's family issues a cease and desist order to Trump campaign The family of the late Tom Petty has filed a cease and desist notice to the Trump campaign after one of the musician's songs was played at the President's campaign rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Petty's 1989 hit "I Won't Back Down" was played on Saturday evening at the rally, which drew a smaller-than-expected crowd of supporters."Trump was in no way authorized to use this song to further a campaign that leaves too many Americans and common sense behind," the family said in a tweet Saturday. "Both the late Tom Petty and his family firmly stand against racism and discrimination of any kind.

The Rolling Stones are threatening legal action against President Donald Trump 's campaign for using their music at his campaign rallies .

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The famous UK rock band The Rolling Stones has warned US President Donald Trump 's campaign to stop playing its songs , namely 'You Can’t Always Get What You Want', during the rallies .

The Rolling Stones are threatening legal action against President Donald Trump's campaign for using their music at his campaign rallies.

Mick Jagger doing a trick on a stage: INDIO, CA - OCTOBER 14: (L-R) Musician Keith Richards, singer Mick Jagger and musician Charlie Watts of The Rolling Stones perform during Desert Trip at the Empire Polo Field on October 14, 2016 in Indio, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images) © Kevin Winter/Getty Images North America/Getty Images INDIO, CA - OCTOBER 14: (L-R) Musician Keith Richards, singer Mick Jagger and musician Charlie Watts of The Rolling Stones perform during Desert Trip at the Empire Polo Field on October 14, 2016 in Indio, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

"Despite cease & desist directives to Donald Trump in the past, The Rolling Stones are taking further steps to exclude him using their songs at any of his future political campaigning," a spokesman for the band said in a statement Saturday.

Rolling Stones Threaten Trump With Lawsuit for Use of 'You Can't Always Get What You Want' at Rallies

  Rolling Stones Threaten Trump With Lawsuit for Use of 'You Can't Always Get What You Want' at Rallies The Rolling Stones have partnered with the publishing rights organization Broadcast Music Inc. (BMI) to stop Donald Trump and his campaign from using the band's song "You Can't Always Get What You Want" at campaign rallies. After Trump played the song as his walk-off music at his rally in Tulsa last Saturday, BMI contacted the Trump campaign, saying that they will seek a lawsuit if he continues to use it without license or approval, according to the band's statement via Spin. Trump's campaign has a Political Entities License, which allows for the public performance of over 15 million different musical works.

The Rolling Stones are threatening President Donald Trump with legal action for using their songs at his rallies despite cease-and-desist directives. The 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

The Rolling Stones have repeatedly asked the US President to stop playing their hits to fire up his supporters at rallies and warn that their lawyers are Key points: The Stones had complained about one of their major hits being used during Mr Trump 's 2016 campaign . The same song was played

As first reported in Deadline, the Stones' legal team is working with BMI, the performing rights organization, on the issue.

"The BMI have notified the Trump campaign on behalf of the Stones that the unauthorized use of their songs will constitute a breach of its licensing agreement. If Donald Trump disregards the exclusion and persists then he would face a lawsuit for breaking the embargo and playing music that has not been licensed," the statement said.

The Stones' classic 1968 hit "You Can't Always Get What You Want" has served as the Trump campaign's walk-off song during campaign rallies, including in Tulsa, Oklahoma, last week.

Rolling Stones threaten to sue Trump over using their songs

  Rolling Stones threaten to sue Trump over using their songs “The BMI have notified the Trump campaign on behalf of the Stones that the unauthorized use of their songs will constitute a breach of its licensing agreement.”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’s reelection campaign.

The Rolling Stones have teamed with performing rights organization BMI to try to stop U.S. President Donald Trump from using their songs in his political campaigning . NOW PLAYING : UK News.

The Rolling Stones are threatening President Donald Trump with legal action for using their songs at his rallies despite cease-and-desist directives. " Trump was in no way authorized to use this song to further a campaign that leaves too many Americans and common sense behind,'' the statement said.

The Trump campaign declined to comment.

BMI said in a statement to CNN that the Trump campaign has a "political entities license" authorizing the public performance of more than 15 million musical works in BMI's repertoire at campaign events.

"There is a provision, however, that allows BMI to exclude musical works from the license if a songwriter or publisher objects to its use by a campaign," BMI said. "BMI has received such an objection and sent a letter notifying the Trump campaign that the Rolling Stones' works have been removed from the campaign license, and advising the campaign that any future use of these musical compositions will be in breach of its license agreement with BMI."

The Stones have previously taken issue with the Trump campaign's use of their music, though without legal threats. In 2016, during the run-up to the presidential election, the Rolling Stones asked him to stop playing their music during his campaign events and rallies.

The Rolling Stones threaten Donald Trump with legal action if he continues to use their music

 The Rolling Stones threaten Donald Trump with legal action if he continues to use their music © Supplied by Vanity Fair The Rolling Stones are not happy. The famous British rock group threatens American President Donald Trump to prosecute him if he continues to use one of their songs during his meetings, You Can't Always Get What You Want. The group is in contact with the American organization for the protection of musical rights, BMI.

Donald Trump played songs like 'Start Me Up' at his rallies . Others also asked Trump to stop playing their music. The Rolling Stones are the latest band to ask Donald Trump , the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, to stop playing their music during his campaign events and rallies .

The Rolling Stones are threatening President Donald Trump with legal action for using their songs at his rallies despite cease-and-desist directives. “ Trump was in no way authorized to use this song to further a campaign that leaves too many Americans and common sense behind,'' the statement said.

"The Rolling Stones have never given permission to the Trump campaign to use their songs and have requested that they cease all use immediately," the British band's publicist, Fran Curtis, told CNN at the time.

Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger previously told the BBC it was a "kind of weird" choice for Trump to use the song "You Can't Always Get What You Want" to wrap up his rallies.

"It's a funny song for a play-out song -- a drowsy ballad about drugs in Chelsea," Jagger said. "It's kind of weird. He couldn't be persuaded to use something else."

The Rolling Stones are just the latest musicians to take issue with the Trump campaign's musical choices. Last week, Tom Petty's family issued a cease-and-desist notice to the Trump campaign after "I Won't Back Down" was played at the Tulsa rally.

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