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Time to play political DJ: 5 Talking Heads songs Charlie Crist should have used instead of ‘Road to Nowhere’

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Check out the Broward New Times list of songs that would have made for better audio backdrops for Crist’s campaign while staying on message. Their top choice: 1. “Warning Sign” Key lyrics: “Warning sign, warning sign/ I see it but I pay no mind/ Hear my voice, hear my voice/ It’s saying something and I hope you’re concentrating/ I’ve got money now, I’ve got money now/ C’mon baby, c’mon baby.” This is the obvious winner. Intense, perverse bass line that…

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Time to play political DJ: 5 Talking Heads songs Charlie Crist should have used instead of ‘Road to Nowhere’

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Check out the Broward New Times list of songs that would have made for better audio backdrops for Crist’s campaign while staying on message. Their top choice: 1. “Warning Sign” Key lyrics: “Warning sign, warning sign/ I see it but I pay no mind/ Hear my voice, hear my voice/ It’s saying something and I hope you’re concentrating/ I’ve got money now, I’ve got money now/ C’mon baby, c’mon baby.” This is the obvious winner. Intense, perverse bass line that…

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Talking Heads’ David Byrne talks about why he is suing Charlie Crist

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David Byrne explains in his blog why he is bringing a lawsuit against the Governor of Florida. A while back a friend told me that the Republican Governor of Florida, Charlie Crist, was using the Talking Heads song “Road to Nowhere” in a campaign ad. He’s running for Senate. Well, using a recording of a song, or even just using that song and not the original recording, in an advertisement without permission is illegal, unless the composition has gone into the…

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Talking Heads’ David Byrne talks about why he is suing Charlie Crist

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David Byrne explains in his blog why he is bringing a lawsuit against the Governor of Florida. A while back a friend told me that the Republican Governor of Florida, Charlie Crist, was using the Talking Heads song “Road to Nowhere” in a campaign ad. He’s running for Senate. Well, using a recording of a song, or even just using that song and not the original recording, in an advertisement without permission is illegal, unless the composition has gone into the…

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Talking Heads’ David Byrne suing Charlie Crist for $1 million

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From Billboard: David Byrne is suing the governor of Florida, alleging that he used the Talking Heads‘ 1985 single “Road to Nowhere” without permission or proper licenses. Byrne is seeking $1 million in damages from Gov. Charlie Crist, who’s also Florida’s former Attorney General, and his senatorial campaign for use of the song earlier this year in a website and YouTube ad attacking his then-Republican primary opponent, Marco Rubio. Crist has since changed his campaign and is running as an independent candidate.…

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Talking Heads’ David Byrne suing Charlie Crist for $1 million

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From Billboard: David Byrne is suing the governor of Florida, alleging that he used the Talking Heads‘ 1985 single “Road to Nowhere” without permission or proper licenses. Byrne is seeking $1 million in damages from Gov. Charlie Crist, who’s also Florida’s former Attorney General, and his senatorial campaign for use of the song earlier this year in a website and YouTube ad attacking his then-Republican primary opponent, Marco Rubio. Crist has since changed his campaign and is running as an independent candidate.…

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