World News – AU – Trump campaign faces legal action for using Village People’s YMCA song at rallies

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Lawyers to file complaint « in the next few days » for unauthorized use of the hit Village People « YMCA » during campaign rallies for US President Donald Trump, a lawyer said Thursday (November 5th) rights

The 1978 disco anthem was used both at rallies and as the soundtrack for a campaign video ahead of the US presidential election on Tuesday, November 3

The beneficiaries, including Scorpio Music « discovered with astonishment this diversion, moreover for partisan and electoral purposes for the benefit of Donald Trump, which they would never have accepted », declared the lawyer Richard Malka ,

The unauthorized use of the song « will be the subject of a complaint in the coming days, both in France and in the United States, against any initiator or accomplice of what constitutes outright theft of other people’s property « , he told me

The YMCA song was written by French writers Jacques Morali and Henri Belolo and Village People lead singer Victor Willis

The Village People enjoyed success on both sides of the Atlantic with « YMCA » as well as « In the Navy » and « Macho Man » in the late 1970s

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World News – AU – Trump campaign faces lawsuits for using the Village People YMCA song at rallies



SOURCE: https://www.w24news.com/news/world-news-au-trump-campaign-faces-legal-action-for-using-village-peoples-ymca-song-at-rallies/?remotepost=526130

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