Reactions to the Turtles crushing defeat of Sirius are coming in, here are a few:
Sam Moore (of Sam & Dave) said it best:
Winners never quit and quitters never win. The recording artists of the pre-72 era are winners and we are not quitting until it’s all made right for every single one of us.
It’s a good day for artists, musicians, songwriters and labels whose life’s work was infringed by Sirius.
Richie Furay (Buffalo Springfield):
“Today we are one step closer to pre-1972 music creators receiving fair pay. The ruling against Sirius XM for playing, but not paying Flo & Eddie (aka The Turtles), is a victory in music licensing history.”
T Bone Burnett:
“It is good that a federal judge made clear that online and mobile music services that have pre- 1972 recordings on their playlists should pay the artists who created these recordings. This decision puts…
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