The Rolling Stones Threaten To Sue Trump Over Usage Of Their Songs

Rolling Stones Live In Brisbane 2014

However, it was said on behalf of the band that if Trump continues to use his songs You Can Always Get You Want at his rallies, he may face legal action.

Veteran English rock band Rolling Stones has issued yet another warning to Donald Trump, asking the President of the United States to not use their music for promoting his campaign.

The Rolling Stones have issued a cease and desist notice against US President Donald Trump.

In related news, Trump and his wife, Melania Trump, stepped out together last week and laid a wreath at the Korean War Veterans Memorial in Washington D.C.

Canadian-born singer Neil Young has previously complained about his song "Rockin' in the Free World" being played at Trump events. They also greeted the elderly Korean War veterans.

No later than a week after Trump was hit with a cease and desist by Tom Petty's estate, The Rolling Stones have released a second statement in regards to Trump's continual use of their songs.

It's not uncommon for the president to use popular songs from recording artists for many of his rallies and demonstrations.

The Rolling Stones are working with performing rights company BMI to have their music removed from an blanket licensing agreement the trump campaign may hold. However, they added, a provision "allows BMI to exclude musical works from the license if a songwriter or publisher objects to its use by a campaign".

The Stones aren't the only musicians who have recently expressed a desire for Trump to stop using their music. "Therefore, a political campaign can not and should not try to circumvent BMI's withdrawal of musical works under its Political Entities License by attempting to rely on another license", Thomas said.

Bands can contact the organisation to alter their licence, to ensure that their music is not used publicly by certain entities if they so wish.

Stones' frontman and guitarist, Mick Jagger and Keith Richards, teamed up with BMI to put a stop to this.



Latest news

Richard Sherman: Cam Newton's Patriots deal is 'ridiculous'
As part of an alumni poll by The Athletic in May, former Panthers were asked where they thought Cam Newton would end up. A transcendent talent and less talented QBs are getting 15/16m a year".

FA Cup: Semi-Finals fixtures, date confirmed, clubs learn their opponents
That game was taking place after Arsenal knocked out Sheffield United, with Dani Ceballos scoring the victor in the 91st minute. At the time of publishing, City were goalless away to Newcastle, who last won the FA Cup in 1955.

Kanye West Leaves A Huge Handwritten Message Outside Chicago Gap Store
In the message, West said that he was "humbled at the opportunity to serve" and that he put his heart into "every detail". The line won't include footwear, a market in which Yeezy already collaborates with Adidas AG.

Country Stars Criticized for Packed Concerts During Pandemic
He also said that, 'the safer we are now, the quicker that we get to actual, normal, live shows, which is what I know we all want. U.S. country music star Chase Rice has responded to criticism after he played a packed concert to hundreds of fans.

New swine flu found in pigs in China with 'human pandemic potential'
Researchers warned that close monitoring of these environments is essential for preparing for the next potential pandemic. She added that given the relatively small sample size, it's hard to know whether the spread is a growing problem.

Other news