Category Archives: Copyright

Survivor Guitarist Sues Mike Huckabee Over ‘Eye of the Tiger’ Use

Republican presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee is facing a lawsuit stemming from a September rally where the former Arkansas governor used Survivor’s “Eye of the Tiger” without permission. Survivor’s Frankie Sullivan, who co-wrote the 1982 single, is suing Huckabee for unspecified … Continue reading

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Shepard Fairey Settles Copyright & Fair Use Of Obama Image : The New Rockstar Philosophy

Here is a really interesting copyright case – which has impacks for music. The street artist Shepard Fairey and The Associated Press have settled their long-running legal battle over the well-known “Hope” campaign poster of Barack Obama. …Mr. Fairey, who sued The … Continue reading

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How to Legally Sell Downloads of Cover Songs | DIY Musician

Firstly, let us say that if you are planning to sell a cover song, CD Baby has partnered with Limelight to provide the quickest and most convenient way to secure mechanical licenses. Limelight makes cover song clearance easy without expensive … Continue reading

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