From the Drummer of the Kingsmen

gtrmac gtrmac@prodigy.net
Thu Oct 21 00:19:56 EDT 2004


That Sound strange I was not aware  you could sue  for royalties for a tune
you did not write.
Sound like some real funny stuff there.( learn Something New Every Day)
                                 Guitar Mac.
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Kate Hart" <katehart@speakeasy.net>
To: <BLUES-L@LISTS.NETSPACE.ORG>
Sent: Wednesday, October 20, 2004 8:36 PM
Subject: From the Drummer of the Kingsmen


> I thought I would pass this on to the list.  It comes from Steve Peterson,
> drummer/guitarist for the Kingsmen.  Due to the action taken by the
> Kingsmen, this landmark case opened the door to others seeking monies owed
> to them.
> Best
> Kate Hart
> http://www.katehartblues.com
>
>
> From Steve Peterson:
>
> Rather than sue for back royalties like bands had done in the past and
ended
> up with a lean on an old building or something, the Kingsmen sued for the
> ownership of their masters. They won the case and were awarded back
> royalties from the time the lawsuit started. (a period of about nine
years)
> Now they own the license to all their recordings.
>
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