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2013 – Paul McCartney wins back song rights from Michael Jackson on This Day in Rock Music History! 30 years ago, Michael Jackson outbid secretly at auction Paul McCartney on his own songs from the Beatles Era. This, after Sir Paul had shown Jackson how to purchase song rights in this way. However, the 1976 […]
2011 – BlueBeat.com settles lawsuit over selling Beatles songs illegally on This Day in Rock Music History!
2011 – BlueBeat.com settles lawsuit over selling Beatles songs illegally on This Day in Rock Music History! The UK site BlueBeat.com illegally sold Beatles, Coldplay and others for 25 cents US. They settled out of court for 1 million dollars to the relative record companies. The site had already streamed over 67,000 tracks.
2011 – Two years since Michael jackson Passed and he tops earnings for Dead Rock Stars on This Day in Rock Music History.
2011 – Two years since Michael jackson Passed and he tops earnings for Dead Rock Stars on This Day in Rock Music History. Elvis is up on the list as well. John Lennon was No. 5 with $12 mill. Ah… that Magical Mystery Tour. It’s been two years since Michael Jackson passed away at the […]
2011 – lyricist Jerry Leiber dies at age 78 on This Day in Rock! He Co-wrote hits like “Hound Dog” and “Jailhouse Rock” and was a key player in the birth or Rock ‘n’ Roll. Composing over 200 tunes covered by Elvis, Buddy Holly, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, James Brown, BB King, The drifters […]
2011 – Artists who had hits in 1978 maybe able to claim Copyrights back on This Day in Rock! Billy Joel, Bryan Adams, Tom Waits, Tom Petty, and Bob Dylan are just a few of the artists who may have rights to their own work from record Companies. A change in the copyright law in […]
2011 – Lady Gaga is being sued for copyright infringement for “Judas” on This Day in Rock! A Chicago based singer and songwriter, Rebecca Francescatti, accused Lady Gaga of lifting portions of a similar tune called “Juda”, which was recorded in 1999. Francescatti’s “Juda” was engineered by Brian Joseph Gaynor, a member of DJ White […]
2011 – Judge orders Jobs to answer iTunes questions on This Day in Rock! Apple Inc. Chief Executive Steve Jobs, who is out on medical leave, has been ordered by a federal magistrate to answer questions from plaintiffs’ lawyers in an antitrust lawsuit related to his company’s iTunes business. U.S. Magistrate Judge Howard Lloyd, […]
2011 – LimeWire wins limit on damages to record labels on This Day in Rock! A federal judge limited the potential financial liability facing the operator of LimeWire, a once-popular file-sharing service found liable for copyright infringement, at an upcoming damages trial. Rejecting an argument that could have led to “trillions” of dollars in damages, […]
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2011 – Rockers Motley Crue have been hit with a copyright infringement lawsuit claiming the band’s ‘Too Fast For Love’ album cover was used on merchandise. Live Nation and the band are being sued by Ron Toma, who claims he owns the rights to the photograph, presumably taken by Michael Pinter in 1981. Showing a […]
2010 – Tesla’s Frank Hannon accuses GN’R or plagiarism. Did GUNS N’ ROSES Rip Off TESLA? Jeff Keith And Frank Hannon To Guest On That Metal Show This Saturday; Preview Available Rock Hard Posted on Thursday, November 11, 2010 at 14:21:00 EST TESLA frontman Jeff Keith and guitarist Frank Hannon are scheduled to appear on […]