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Drummer Unhappy with Cingular

Drummer Unhappy with Cingular

Levon Helm of The Band has lost his appeal against an ad agency’s use of the song “The Weight” in an advertisement for Cingular Wireless from 2007.  The appeals court ruled that his record label had permission to license the song to the ad agency.  Helm, unsurprisingly, disagrees.

Shannon Turner

Shannon Turner is currently a 2L at Fordham Law. Prior to and during her first year of law school, she worked in the music industry. Shannon graduated from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University in 2007 with a B.S. in Television/Radio/Film. Her interests include music, social gatherings and warm cookies.