The Stones complained during Trump’s 2016 campaign of using their music to set fire to his conservative base at rallies.
The Rolling Stones classic in 1969 You can’t always get what you want was a popular song for its events. It was played again at the end of Trump’s recent rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma – an indoor event criticized for its potential to spread the coronavirus.
Other artists also complained that they associated their music with the events of Trump.
The family of late rock musician Tom Petty said they issued a cease and desist order after Trump used the song I will not back down in Tulsa.
“Trump was never allowed to use this song to advance a campaign that leaves too many Americans and common sense behind,” the statement said. “The late Tom Petty and his family are firmly opposed to racism and discrimination of all kinds. Tom Petty would never want one of his songs to be used in a hate campaign. He liked to bring people together. ”
Grammy-winning musician Neil Young went wild against Trump in 2018 after hearing one of his songs playing against his will at rallies during Trump’s pre-midterm campaign. The Canadian-born musician berated Trump for using his 1990 single, Rockin ‘in the free world, Despite previous warnings.