Skip to comments.Tom Petty Demands Michele Bachmann Stop Playing His Song
Posted on 06/28/2011 2:46:59 PM PDT by NohSpinZone
The management for rock and roll star Tom Petty didn't waste any time after Bachmann's campaign launch yesterday to send a cease-and-desist letter, demanding that she never use his song "American Girl" at campaign events again. These requests are not uncommon for Republican candidates, and it's one of the things that genuinely sucks for them. They can never use the easygoing, overplayed songs that they enjoy on FM radio, and they learn that their favorite artists despise them. Democrats' problem, on the other hand, is that they have to feign gratitude to all the musicians who write bad songs for them, kind of like accepting the annual box of dirt-flavored hard taffy that grandmother gives you on birthdays.
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Remember Springsteen complaining about Born to Run being played by Dem candidates ?
Neither do I.
Has been whining ......no one’s bought any of his albums for years now.
Mebbe he likes Sarah and hates Rollins, that’s why!
In any case, all the other Wilburys are rolling over in their graves!
Actually, Petty made a ton of money last year.
16. Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers ($38 million)
Some acts seem to have an infinite shelf life on the road, and Tom Petty is one of them—the bulk of the band’s annual take comes from 46 dates over the past 12 months.
>For some reason never could stand Silly Pettys music or voice . He never got a dime of my money .<
Me neither. I actually am proud that I never had a Petty CD.
Even I am amazed about that...
Interesting. That makes three of us. Same reasons, it seems. That second rate Dylan imitation voice just grated on my nerves.
I wouldn’t. It’s time conservatives stop trying to placate the media. Ain’t gonna happen. If she paid for the rights to the song, then let them squawk. I heard the song yesterday on the news while she was campaigning in Iowa, and I thought, “Oh, oh. Watch Tom Petty complain.”
and “American Girl’ was the song in the movie “Silence of the Lambs” where Buffalo Bill kidnaps the senator’s daughter.
who would want that sh*tty song?
Amen and it is a pain but that’s the rules.
Tom Petty - Don’t Come Around here no more Michele
He looks and sounds stoned out of his gourd.
Springsteen should run away. Far away.
Yeah we need to care about people that smoke weed all day long. Then do cocaine binges.
Their political analysis is so insightful.
Found this list of conservative musicians:
She could have always used Randy Bachman’s “American Woman.”
Heartbreaking. (wink, wink)
Perhaps still finding enough suckers to hear him playing the bars and casinos, but hasn’t headlined a big arena or had a to 20 hit in at least 20 years.
The Beach Boys are on that list!
I’m Pickin’ Up Good Vibrations...
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