Presidential Candidate Sued for Using Famous Song

Nov 19, 2015  •  Post A Comment

One of the presidential candidates has been hit with a lawsuit over the use of a well-known song at a rally. Reuters reports that Frank Sullivan, a founder of the rock band Survivor and the co-writer of the group’s 1980s hit “Eye of the Tiger,” filed a federal lawsuit against GOP contender Mike Huckabee’s campaign.

The suit concerns the use of the song at a rally for Kim Davis, a Kentucky county clerk who made headlines by refusing to sign licenses for gay marriage.

Sullivan sued Huckabee for President for unauthorized public performance of the song, the story reports.

“The song was played as Huckabee, the conservative former Arkansas governor, escorted Davis out of the Carter County Detention Center, where she had spent six days in jail in September for contempt of court,” Reuters notes.

Here’s the song …

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