Beatle Harrison’s estate slams Trump’s ‘Here Comes the Sun’
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Beatle Harrison’s estate slams Trump’s ‘Here Comes the Sun’

Paul Rodgers and Brian May aren’t happy either about use of their material at RNC

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka addresses delegates on the final night of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, on July 21, 2016. (AFP/Timothy A. Clary)
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka addresses delegates on the final night of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, on July 21, 2016. (AFP/Timothy A. Clary)

LONDON (AP) — The estate of former Beatle George Harrison is complaining about the use of his music at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland.

Harrison’s family tweeted Friday that the use of the song “Here Comes the Sun” during the introduction of candidate Donald Trump’s daughter Ivanka was not authorized.

The family said the use of the 1969 Beatles song, written by Harrison, was “offensive and against the wishes of the George Harrison estate.”

Rocker Paul Rodgers also complained about the use of his “All Right Now” at the climax of Trump’s speech.

Bernstein was behind the first stadium concert in rock history -- the Beatles' 1965 performance at Shea Stadium. (YouTube)
George Harrison (center) performs with the Beatles’ at Shea Stadium in 1965. (YouTube)

Earlier in the convention, Brian May of Queen complained about the use of the band’s 1977 hit “We Are the Champions” during a Trump convention appearance.

 

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