Spotify hit with $1.6 Billion copyright lawsuit

Spotify hit with $1.6 Billion copyright lawsuit

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Music news about Spotify, Tom Petty, Muscle Shoals:

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Spotify has been hit with a massive $1.6 Billion copyright lawsuit from Wixen Music Publishing. The Stockholm, Sweden-based music streaming giant has been accused of using thousands of songs without a license and compensation for artists like Tom Petty, Rage Against the Machine, Stevie Nicks and The Black Keys.

https://www.stereogum.com/1977101/spotify-hit-with-1-6-billion-copyright-lawsuit-over-tom-petty-weezer-neil-young-songs/news/

Legendary Record producer and Muscle Shoals FAME studio owner Rich Hall, passed away early Tuesday morning. Hall’s Grammy-winning production touched nearly every genre of popular music from country to R&B, working with everyone from The Beatles to Aretha Franklin.  Rich Hall was 85. (Rich Hall’s story is so very inspirational….and if you dig music documentaries, check out Muscle Shoals.)

https://www.rollingstone.com/country/news/rick-hall-father-of-muscle-shoals-music-dead-at-85-w514854