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Pop Goes to Court

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Product Overview

Journalist Brian Southall presents this fascinating book on the greatest court battles in rock and pop music history. Here you'll find 24 engrossing stories of all types, including:
  • The "My Sweet Lord"/"He's So Fine" plagiarism suit;
  • The charges against Ozzy Osbourne and Judas Priest for supposedly promoting suicide in their lyrics;
  • The family feud over the Jimi Hendrix estate;
  • The songwriting battle over "A Whiter Shade of Pale, " forty years after the fact;
  • The story of Napster;
  • What happened when the opera singer Kiri Te Kanawa withdrew from an announced concert with an Australian pop star;
  • The legal mess that occurred at the Beatles' breakup;
  • Liberace's vigorous protests over published rumors about his love life; and sixteen other great legal battles involving Elton John, Elvis Presley, George Michael, and many others! ©2009, 254 pages, hardcover.
  • ISBN

    9781847721136