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'Eye of the Tiger' Composer Sues Newt

Discussion in 'Current Events' started by samurai, Jan 30, 2012.

  1. mascan42

    mascan42 Registered User

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    This happens every election year, going back to Reagan misinterpreting "Born in the USA" as an inspirational patriotic song. It always ends the same way - the candidate publicly says he has the right to use the song, but quietly stops using it.
     
  2. Motor Head

    Motor Head HIGHWAY TRASH REMOVAL

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    If I had written Eye of the Tiger........I would have killed myself.
     
  3. LiddyRules

    LiddyRules I'm Gonna Be The Bestest Pilot In The Whole Galaxy

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    You don't have to kill yourself, just say you made your money doing something less embarassing. Like distributing child porn.
     
  4. Motor Head

    Motor Head HIGHWAY TRASH REMOVAL

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    :clap:
     
  5. afternoonquil

    afternoonquil Apology Ostrich

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    Yeah i'm sure if a lib used it he'd have no problem.

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    Nice boots Frankie queerbags.
     
  6. Ballbuster1

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    I hate that fucking song. They play it at almost

    every fucking sports event here. Ugggghhhhh.....
     
  7. LastDeadMouse

    LastDeadMouse WWRBD?

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    Maybe, but as the person that wrote the song that's his call.
     
  8. BIV

    BIV I'm Biv Dick Black, the Over Poster.

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    Fixed.
     
  9. CousinDave

    CousinDave Registered User

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    Usually the record company who actually owns the copyright has no problem with politicians using their works - probably see it as a way of greasing the wheel or paying protection money.

    Besides nobody has listened to Eye of the Tiger since Rocky III anyway (yea I know it was on the Rock Band II soundtrack) so I'm guessing that Gingrich's use of the song has generated more iTunes downloads for Eye of the Tiger in the last 3 months than there have been in all of the last 10 years.
     
  10. samurai

    samurai Ridiculum Anserini

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    Newt followers don't know how to use the iTunes nor the interwebs.
     

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