All posts tagged "lawsuit"

  • Stairway to Heaven, Led Zeppelin Accuser Steps Up Fight

    LED ZEPPELIN #LEGAL Michael Skidmore unsuccessfully accused Led Zeppelin of stealing the intro to “Stairway to Heaven” in 2016. Thursday his case found its way to the 9th Circ. Rock lore tells us that “Stairway to Heaven”...

    • Posted March 17, 2017
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  • Led Zeppelin, Stairway to Heaven On Appeal

      LED ZEPPELIN #LEGAL Rock lore tells us that “Stairway to Heaven” started out simply in 1970’s Wales with a few notes recorded on cassette by Jimmy Page and Robert Plant for the Led Zeppelin album, IV....

    • Posted November 18, 2016
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  • Sam Smith’s “Stay with Me” is Tom Petty’s?

      The Consequence of Sound is reporting a settlement in the controversy of songwriting credits for Sam Smith’s “Stay With Me.”  When Sam Smith’s “Stay With Me” was released in April 2014, it seems some listeners thought...

    • Posted January 26, 2015
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  • Daryl Hall sues Production Co.

    January 6, 2015.  Singer Daryl Hall is ringing in the new year by filing a lawsuit against Rural Media Group, who broadcast “Live from Daryl’s House”,  for reimbursement of expenses for an appearance at last years Rose...

    • Posted January 7, 2015
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  • BMI Sues Bar For Cover Band Show, seeks $1.5M

    OnStage has just received a copy of a lawsuit against  “69 Taps in Medina”, a Cleveland Bar, filed by Broadcast Music, Inc, known as BMI, which licenses music on behalf of musicians to ensure that musicians get...

    • Posted March 24, 2014
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  • Epic Lawsuit: American Idol Stars v. Sony Music

    OnStage has obtained a copy of the 33 page lawsuit brought by some stars of American Idol against Sony Music Entertainment (hereinafter, we will refer to them only as Sony), and the allegations, if true, may change...

    • Posted February 24, 2014
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  • Lawsuit: Toto vs. Sony Music Entertainment

    From 2012, this is the actual filed lawsuit regarding unpaid royalties from Sony Music Entertainment.  Photo of Toto all Modena 2004 credit: Source: stevelukather.net Copyright: Picchio Ricciardi Permission: Kay Slagman, technical contact of stevelukather.net gave his permission...

    • Posted February 24, 2014
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  • Capitol wins digital records lawsuit vs ReDigi start-up

    (Reuters) – In a major lawsuit testing the legitimacy of music downloads, Capitol Records LLC has won a court ruling that the start-up ReDigi Inc has infringed its music copyrights. U.S. District Judge Richard Sullivan in Manhattan...

    • Posted April 3, 2013
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  • Eminem Lawsuit May Raise Pay for Older Artists

    A federal lawsuit that has been closely watched in the music industry because of its potential effect on the contentious issue of digital royalties has been settled.   In the case, F.B.T. Productions v. Aftermath Records, a...

    • Posted March 13, 2013
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