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Ask before using our songs for politics, say musicians – The New Daily

Dozens of prominent musicians have signed an open letter to politicians to stop the unauthorised use of their music in political campaigns.

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Elton John, the Rolling Stones, Lionel Richie, Pearl Jam and Aerosmith are among musicians telling politicians to keep their grubby hands off their music, unless, perhaps, they ask nicely.
Dozens of musicians have signed an open letter from the Artist Rights Alliance, addressed to to the US Democratic and Republican national, congressional and senatorial committees, asking all parties to put an end to appropriating popular songs for political purposes without authorisation.
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