Mick & Keith agree to have Ashcroft of the Verve receive all future royalties for Bitter Sweet Symphony. The Rolling Stoners will allow their names to be removed from the writing credits as Ashcroft receives an Ivor Novello award for outstanding contribution to British music. In a statement he said:
“This remarkable and life-affirming turn of events was made possible by a kind and magnanimous gesture from Mick and Keith, who have also agreed that they are happy for the writing credit to exclude their names and all their royalties derived from the song they will now pass to me.”
Good, I'm glad. Wanna know why? I frakkin' hate BSS and love the Stones, so I hated having their name on it!
I've always wondered if it was really ABK behind this and him making the dough. ABKCO was the one who filed the suit and I don't know what money Jagger/Richards get from those songs. If I was right, they didn't have anything to give back, but I guess I wasn't. I mean, I really
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