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Upon recent news that Tom Petty’s family issued a cease and desist after the Trump campaign played his music at Trump’s recent Tulsa, Oklahoma rally, it’s undoubtedly a good time to take a trip down memory lane and peek at who else banned Donald Trump from associating with their artistry. Which of these musicians’ responses to the Trump campaign blasting their music sent you the most? Vote below!
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After Trump's Tulsa, Oklahoma rally, Tom Petty's family wrote Donald Trump a letter stating that he was no longer permitted to utilize Petty’s song to "further a campaign that leaves too many Americans and common sense behind.” They added that "Tom Petty would never want a song of his used for a campaign of hate. He liked to bring people together."
After a tweet was sent stating that "Don't Stop the Music" was blaring in Chattanooga at a November 2018 rally, Rihanna was quick to send out that cease and desist. Never forget when she quote tweeted, saying "me nor my people would ever be at or around one of those tragic rallies."
After Aerosmith’s “Livin’ on the Edge” was played at a Trump rally in Charleston, West Virginia, a cease and desist was quick to appear. Steven Tyler tweeted about the order, saying "My music is for causes not for political campaigns or rallies. Protecting songwriters is what I’ve been fighting for even before this current administration took office."