rock star Neil Young is suing President Donald Trump, due to the use of his songs at campaign events. The 74-year-old musician published Tuesday on its Website, a lawsuit against trump's re-election campaign. Young accuses the right-wing populists because of the playback of the Songs "Rockin' In The Free World" and "Devil's Sidewalk" copyright infringement and demands for each additional violation $ 150,000 in damages.
Young could not allow his music "will be used as the 'title song' for a divisive, UN-American campaign of ignorance and hatred", - said in the undated statement of claim. The canadian-born musician who now has also American citizenship, had called Trump, in the past, as a "shame" for America.
Many musicians have complained that Trump in the election campaign appearances to play their Songs, including Pharrell Williams, Rihanna, Aerosmith and Adele. In June, the British rock threatened the "Rolling Stones" Trump put on a suit, should choose the President in the electoral battle once again to their cult song "You Can't Always Get What You Want".Updated Date: 05 August 2020, 02:19