The Rolling Stones are ready to act.
In a statement obtained from Fox News, the iconic rock band said their legal team is partnering with BMI, an organization for the rights of the performing arts, to prevent the use of their music at the president’s reelection events. Trump.
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“The IMC has notified the Trump campaign on behalf of the Stones that unauthorized use of their songs will be in violation of its license agreement,” said the note. “If Donald Trump ignores the exclusion and persists, he would face a lawsuit to break the embargo and play music that has not been authorized.”
The statement said that despite the band having previously issued cessation and desist directives, 74-year-old Trump continued to use his hit song “You Can’t Always Get What You Want” and campaign demonstrations.
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“This could be the last time Trump has used any Jagger / Richards song in his campaigns,” concluded the statement.
The Trump campaign did not immediately respond to Fox News’ request for comment.
The Stones aren’t the only musicians who recently expressed Trump’s desire to stop using their music.
Last week, Tom Petty’s family ceased and abandoned the campaign after his hit “I Won’t Back Down” was used during a re-election rally in Tulsa, Okla.
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“We believe in America and we believe in democracy. But Donald Trump does not represent any of anyone’s noble ideals,” said a statement from Petty’s family. We would not want fans marginalized by this administration to think they are complicit in this use. At the same time, we issued a notice of cessation and renunciation of Trump’s campaign. “