All posts tagged "lawsuit"

  • Stairway to Heaven, Led Zeppelin Accuser Steps Up Fight

    ARTICLE VIEWS: 5,529 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...

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

    ARTICLE VIEWS: 11,147   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...

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

    ARTICLE VIEWS: 54   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...

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

    ARTICLE VIEWS: 406 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...

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

    ARTICLE VIEWS: 10,037 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...

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

    ARTICLE VIEWS: 165 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...

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

    ARTICLE VIEWS: 411 From 2012, this is the actual filed lawsuit regarding unpaid royalties from Sony Music Entertainment.  Photo of Toto all Modena 2004 credit: Source: Copyright: Picchio Ricciardi Permission: Kay Slagman, technical contact of

    • Posted February 24, 2014
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  • Artists Battle for Digital Royalties

    ARTICLE VIEWS: 140 How many songs do you have in your iTunes? A couple hundred? It’s probably closer to a couple THOUSAND. Digital downloads and other digital listening services such a Spotify and Pandora have allowed listeners...

    • Posted February 18, 2014
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  • Capitol wins digital records lawsuit vs ReDigi start-up

    ARTICLE VIEWS: 31 (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...

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

    ARTICLE VIEWS: 36 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....

    • Posted March 13, 2013
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