[Editor Charlie sez: Let’s not forget–if it weren’t for The Turtles stepping up with Henry Gradstein’s team and suing Sirius and Pandora in a class action to close the nasty loophole leveraged by their legal teams, none of this would be happening. Artist class actions work and sometimes are the only thing that work.
The consensus behind the CLASSICS Act and songwriter complaints demonstrate that the Music Modernization Act is simply not ready for prime time. If we’re not going to stand behaind Chairman Nadler’s Fair Play Fair Pay, the CLASSICS Act deserves a chance to stand alone and not be tied to the punitive and controversial Music Modernization Act that would vastly restrict songwriter class actions. You can support the CLASSICS Act and also acknowledge that MMA is rushed, is full of problems and not ready for prime time.]
Historic Coalition of 213 Musical Artists Calls on Congress to Pass CLASSICS Act,