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Heart Turns Down Sarah Palin, Pleads with Hillary to Use Its Music
Big Hollywood ^ | May 22, 2014 | Breitbart News

Posted on 05/23/2014 10:51:49 PM PDT by This Just In

Sarah Palin's 2008 vice presidential campaign used the Heart classic Barracuda to play off the popular politician's nickname.

Heart reacted quickly, demanding the campaign to stop using the song at once.

Now, Heart is hoping that not only will Hillary Clinton run for the White House in 2016 but that she'll use the group's music along the way.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: heartless; heartlesslibs; noheart
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If Ann and Nancy are hoping to resuscitate their career, and some cash flow, a Hillary campaign may not be the wisest choice.
1 posted on 05/23/2014 10:51:49 PM PDT by This Just In
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To: This Just In

Black Heart


2 posted on 05/23/2014 10:54:01 PM PDT by TigersEye ("No man left behind" is more than an Army Ranger credo it's the character of America.)
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To: This Just In
I'm curious.
Is the piano legs supporter the beached whale?
Or the other one?
3 posted on 05/23/2014 10:54:28 PM PDT by publius911 ( Politicians come and go... but the (union) bureaucracy lives and grows forever.)
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To: This Just In

They’re still around? I was a sophomore in high school when I listened to them. That wasn’t exactly yesterday.


4 posted on 05/23/2014 10:55:21 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2Million USD for Cruz and/or Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: This Just In

Hey nothing says great presidential material than someone who not only allowed 4 Americans to die, but watched it happen and laughed while it was taking place


5 posted on 05/23/2014 10:55:42 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: This Just In

I thought Mrs. Slick Willie had already chosen “Man of Constant Sorrow” as her theme song. “I ain’t no ways tared!”


6 posted on 05/23/2014 10:56:03 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Obama's smidgens are coming home to roost.)
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To: This Just In
This is very discouraging. I'm a huge Heart fan.
7 posted on 05/23/2014 10:58:34 PM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist (100% pure organic, free-range conservative)
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To: TigersEye; publius911; Sarah Barracuda; FlingWingFlyer

One thing is for certain.....

If you wish to restart your old music, Sarah Palin can help you get to where you wish to go.

Personally, I’m thankful the Wilson’s chose Hillary. They deserve her.


8 posted on 05/23/2014 11:00:31 PM PDT by This Just In
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

Frankly, I would rather Sarah Palin chose artists who are deserving of her support and influence. Heart deserves Hillary.


9 posted on 05/23/2014 11:01:52 PM PDT by This Just In
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To: This Just In

I saw Heart live in 1987.

But that was a hell of a while ago.

Barracuda never was that great a song.


10 posted on 05/23/2014 11:03:59 PM PDT by sickoflibs (Obama : 'The debate is over. The time for talk is over. I won. ')
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To: This Just In

Well, Hillary could use “Barracuda” and it would actually be accurate. Or how about Hall and Oates “Maneater”.


11 posted on 05/23/2014 11:04:07 PM PDT by Veggie Todd (The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants. TJ)
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To: This Just In

Hillary Barracuda!


12 posted on 05/23/2014 11:04:53 PM PDT by sickoflibs (Obama : 'The debate is over. The time for talk is over. I won. ')
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To: sickoflibs; Veggie Todd

Hillary Barracuda?

I believe Dreamboat Annie is a more fitting theme.


13 posted on 05/23/2014 11:08:23 PM PDT by This Just In
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To: This Just In

Heart songs they could use for her immenseness;

“If Looks Could Kill”
“Crazy on You”
“WTF” ( from 2010 )
“City’s Burning”
“Nothin’ at All”
“Sleep Alone”
“Bebe le Strange”


14 posted on 05/23/2014 11:09:50 PM PDT by Hillarys Gate Cult (Liberals make unrealistic demands on reality and reality doesn't oblige them.)
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To: Veggie Todd
I've NEVER heard of a band begging for a politician to use their songs.

Either liberal or conservative.

Oh, I've heard the opposite, but it seems to be only liberal artists not wanting conservatives to use their tunes.

David Byrne of Talking Heads I respect, because he doesn't want ANY politician to use his songs.

IIRC, Paul McCartney was pissed off because Michael Jackson bought the Beatles catalogue, then sold music to Nike for use in ads.

15 posted on 05/23/2014 11:10:07 PM PDT by boop (I just wanted a President. But I got a rock.)
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To: boop

Love your Charlie Brown tagline.


16 posted on 05/23/2014 11:12:39 PM PDT by Veggie Todd (The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants. TJ)
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To: This Just In; Veggie Todd
Hillary is the liberal Snow White,


17 posted on 05/23/2014 11:13:55 PM PDT by sickoflibs (Obama : 'The debate is over. The time for talk is over. I won. ')
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To: boop

I heard Sir McCartney tell the story, and frankly I enjoyed the fact that Michael Jackson bought the catalog. Sir Paul is a liberal and loves to promote liberal causes, and yet he loves his money. Rather hypocritical, but for all of his fame and success, Paul McCartney couldn’t outbid Michael Jackson. This should tell you just how “Bad” MJ really was/is as an artist.


18 posted on 05/23/2014 11:16:35 PM PDT by This Just In
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To: This Just In

Heart should change it’s name to Rectum


19 posted on 05/23/2014 11:18:11 PM PDT by LeoWindhorse
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To: boop

I don’t begrudge any musician who guards their music. After all, it’s their property. I don’t have a problem with the Wilson sisters decision, but to beg Hillary to play their songs is not only embarrassing, but desperate.


20 posted on 05/23/2014 11:20:35 PM PDT by This Just In
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To: FlingWingFlyer

“I thought Mrs. Slick Willie had already chosen “Man of Constant Sorrow” as her theme song. “I ain’t no ways tared!””

well, it was a better accent than Kerry’s “can I git me a huntin’ license here?”.

and also a little better than biden’s “he’s gonna put y’all back in chains”.


21 posted on 05/23/2014 11:21:20 PM PDT by willywill
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To: willywill

LOL! Yup!


22 posted on 05/23/2014 11:24:46 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Obama's smidgens are coming home to roost.)
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To: Hillarys Gate Cult

I believe you left out

Alone

:^)


23 posted on 05/23/2014 11:33:50 PM PDT by This Just In
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To: This Just In

I thought if you paid royalties, neither the artists nor anyone else could prevent you from using or playing their music.


24 posted on 05/23/2014 11:35:21 PM PDT by expat1000
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To: This Just In

Because really, there’s nothing that can make your thirty-to-forty-year-old tunes fresh and cool quite like getting a late-sixties-and-looks-older woman politician to use them as entrance and exit music.


25 posted on 05/23/2014 11:40:30 PM PDT by RichInOC (Hillary Clinton is a lying slag.)
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To: expat1000

Generally this is true, but if an artist owns the copyright to the song or composition, it’s their property and they have the power to allow or deny the use of their music.


26 posted on 05/23/2014 11:42:00 PM PDT by This Just In
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But I thought the operative word is OWNS.

AFAIK, if an artist has sold their songs to a "label", the "label" can demand royalties as they see fit. And can award usage to whoever they see fit.

Very few artists actually OWN their songs.

Once you've signed on the line that is dotted, you get whatever the "label" throws your way.

Example: Nirvana.

David Geffen got $50 million, Nirvana got one million from their first album.

Split three ways.

Fair? I dunno.

Those starving artists were probably plenty happy to just stop eating gas station hot dogs for a while.

One of the very few artists to actually "own" his music is Bob Dylan.

Once you've made it in the business, THEN you can negotiate.

27 posted on 05/24/2014 12:04:10 AM PDT by boop (I just wanted a President. But I got a rock.)
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To: This Just In
I believe Dreamboat Annie is a more fitting theme.

Magic Man fits Bill to a "t"


28 posted on 05/24/2014 12:13:11 AM PDT by RedMonqey ("Gun-free zones" equal "Target-rich environment.")
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To: This Just In

Is Ann Wilson still as big as Alaska?


29 posted on 05/24/2014 12:20:05 AM PDT by NonValueAdded (Operating out of weakness? Imagine if he was working from a position of strength!)
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Damn! Another oldie band down the dumper for me.

Kind of liked a few of their songs, but Hillary supporters, push the lever and *Ba-whoosh*.

30 posted on 05/24/2014 12:37:38 AM PDT by The Cajun (tea party!!!, Sarah Palin, Mark Levin, Ted Cruz, Mike Lee, Louie Gohmert......Nuff said.)
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To: boop

If you’ve sold your songs to a label you relinquish all rights to your material. The label doesn’t have to “demand” anything because they own the songs/compositions.

“Very few artists actually OWN their songs”

Note true.

You sited Nirvana. The contract agreement doesn’t necessarily have anything to do with copyrighted material. If Nirvana’s contract with Geffen involved recording, producing, distribution, PR, promotion, etc., the record company will require payment for all of these before the artist sees a dime. If they signed over the rights to their music to Geffen, that was their decision. I’m sure Geffen didn’t force them to sign.

According to my family’s experience in the music industry, a lot of artist are too lazy or foolish to consider the business end of the industry. They’re not the victims in this game. A number of musicians don’t wish to deal with the details involved in signing contracts and understanding the terms of an agreement.


31 posted on 05/24/2014 12:39:04 AM PDT by This Just In
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Heart, rhymes with fa**. The old, grey mares ain’t what they used to be.


32 posted on 05/24/2014 12:41:19 AM PDT by windsorknot
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To: Veggie Todd

I’d suggest the Rolling Stones’ “Bitch”.


33 posted on 05/24/2014 12:43:31 AM PDT by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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To: Hillarys Gate Cult

And you could add Elton John’s

“The Bitch is Back”.


34 posted on 05/24/2014 12:47:53 AM PDT by Aria ( 2008 & 2012 weren't elections - they were coup d'etats.)
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To: This Just In
Here's the thing artists can't make someone NOT play their music at a live event unless the people playing the music or the venue where the music is played do not pay the "performance fees".

It's why Rush can play his Theme Song over and over and over and Chrissie Hynde can do nothing but cash the checks and grumble...

35 posted on 05/24/2014 12:48:33 AM PDT by Mad Dawgg (If you're going to deny my 1st Amendment rights then I must proceed to the 2nd one...)
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"Generally this is true, but if an artist owns the copyright to the song or composition, it’s their property and they have the power to allow or deny the use of their music."

Ahh No.

When you produce a mechanical recording and sell it you then can't tell people how to use it in a (and this is the important part) "live performance" however you CAN control it if that mechanical recording is used in another mechanical recording.

36 posted on 05/24/2014 12:55:06 AM PDT by Mad Dawgg (If you're going to deny my 1st Amendment rights then I must proceed to the 2nd one...)
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To: Mad Dawgg

Within the context of the dialog between Freeper boop and I, your statement was included in my point.


37 posted on 05/24/2014 1:43:29 AM PDT by This Just In
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

Hate that they are such dumb a’s


38 posted on 05/24/2014 2:02:00 AM PDT by des
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To: boop

If you’re a song-writer, it’s important to start your own publishing company. That’s where the money is. A friend of mine wrote “Time Won’t Let Me,” and he got checks every few months. Nice checks, as that song was used in movies, and on “Oldies” collections.


39 posted on 05/24/2014 3:47:45 AM PDT by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Perfect. But I love that song and hope she doesn’t. To this day I can’t listen to Fleetwood Mac.


40 posted on 05/24/2014 4:18:58 AM PDT by SueRae (It isn't over. In God We Trust.)
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To: This Just In

Hitlery Cult.


41 posted on 05/24/2014 4:43:52 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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What a crying shame. I like Heart. But anyone that helps that criminal Hillary will not get anything from me, ever...


42 posted on 05/24/2014 4:47:36 AM PDT by SECURE AMERICA (I am an American - Not a Republican or a Democrat.)
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The canckle crew. Does music make you stupid? in this and many other cases YES!


43 posted on 05/24/2014 4:53:05 AM PDT by ronnie raygun
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Maybe Sarah could use “Wont be fooled again” By The Who.
Pete Townsend is a conservative who wanted to kick Michael Moores ass for using that song.


44 posted on 05/24/2014 5:23:57 AM PDT by Yorlik803 ( Church/Caboose in 2016)
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They’re broke, and as a former fan, now I hope they stay broke.


45 posted on 05/24/2014 5:25:05 AM PDT by MNnice
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They’re still around? I was a sophomore in high school when I listened to them. That wasn’t exactly yesterday.

For me, that was my freshman/sophmore year in High School.

Yep, that wasn't exactly yesterday.

Did see Ann & Nancy Wilson playing at the Illinois State Fair some five years ago -- sounded good, looked terrible. Time has not been kind to either one of them.

46 posted on 05/24/2014 5:31:44 AM PDT by usconservative (When The Ballot Box No Longer Counts, The Ammunition Box Does. (What's In Your Ammo Box?))
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I thought the Dixie Chicks would be a great opening act for Hillary when she starts working the circuit. Maybe we will see a fight between Heart and the Dixie Chicks.


47 posted on 05/24/2014 5:39:14 AM PDT by Bernard (The Road To Hell is not paved with good results.)
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What?! Someone in the entertainment industry is left-wing?! I’m shocked!!


48 posted on 05/24/2014 6:11:59 AM PDT by al_c (Obama's standing in the world has fallen so much that Kenya now claims he was born in America.)
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To: Sarah Barracuda

This group has just endorsed a woman who let these Americans die on foreign soil and didn’t raise a finger to help them.


49 posted on 05/24/2014 6:23:00 AM PDT by MamaDearest
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Sarah should have gone straight to Gretchen Wilson. Her version of Barracuda is better.


50 posted on 05/24/2014 6:57:48 AM PDT by Sgt_Schultze (A half-truth is a complete lie)
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