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CMU Podcast: Paul McCartney, Donald Trump, videos on Facebook

By and | Published on Friday 20 January 2017

Paul McCartney

CMU’s Andy Malt and Chris Cooke review key events in music and the music business from the last week, including Paul McCartney suing Sony/ATV over his rights to the Lennon/McCartney catalogue and a round-up of the many music-related Donald Trump stories. We also answer a listener question about the value of putting music videos on Facebook – should artists being focussing on this or not? The CMU Podcast is sponsored by 7digital.

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Stories discussed this week:

Paul McCartney goes legal over the US reversion right
• Donald Trump’s inauguration has performers booked (so far only one has pulled out)
• Bruce Springsteen tribute act pulls out of Trump inauguration event
• Donald Trump definitely rejected “legendary group” from inauguration party for charging too much

In brief…

Sony Entertainment CEO confirms his departure
Pandora to axe 7% of its workforce
Former financial advisor admits to stealing nearly $5 million from Alanis Morissette
Michael Buble pulls out as BRIT Awards host

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