Rolling Stones order Donald Trump stop playing Start Me Up
Donald Trump has rankled the feathers of another musician for using their songs without permission.
The Rolling Stones denounced the presumptive Republican presidential nominee for using their music at campaign events. Most recently, Trump began his Indiana primary victory speech Tuesday by playing “Start Me Up.”
“The Rolling Stones have never given permission to the Trump campaign to use their songs and have requested that they cease all use immediately,” a band spokesperson said in a statement Wednesday.
Trump has had to cycle through a couple songs on his campaign trail. When he announced his presidential campaign last summer, Trump played Neil Young’s “Rockin’ in the Free World.” Young swiftly made his disapproval public and tacked on his support for Bernie Sanders.
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