Blues Artists getting screwed again was Re: tv commercials

tommy h.
Sun Jan 30 18:43:14 EST 2000

>>I saw a piece on CNN about They Might Be Giants (I think--I'm fuzzy on
>>the details of what follows).
>The guy who wrote Future's so Bright, I
>>Gotta Wear Shades. He held up a letter offering $500,000 offered to him
>>to allow the song in a commercial. He has refused and lives in a tiny
>>apartment with few luxuries. He's my kind of citizen.

I think that was Pat MacDonald of Timbuk 3.

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