Steven Tyler Wants Trump To Stop Playing Aerosmith Songs At His Rallies
[Variety] - Aerosmith singer Steven Tyler is demanding President Donald Trump stop using the band’s songs at rallies, like the one held at the Charleston Civic Center in West Virginia on Tuesday (August 21). The band’s 1993 hit "Livin’ on the Edge" was played as Trump devotees entered the venue, which has a capacity of 13,500. Tyler has in turn sent a "cease and desist" letter through his attorney Dina LaPolt to the White House accusing the President of willful infringement in broadcasting the song, which was written by Tyler, Joe Perry and Mark Hudson.
Citing the Lanham Act, which prohibits "any false designation or misleading description or representation of fact ... likely to cause confusion ... as to the affiliation, connection, or association of such person with another person," Tyler’s attorney contends that playing an Aerosmith song in a public arena gives the false impression that Tyler is endorsing Trump’s presidency.
Comic relief - here's a link to Tyler fucking up the National Anthem at the Pats / Ravens AFC Championship game back in January 2012, which the Patriots won in spite of this cock-up!
Posted by: Raj 2018-08-22