Home Industry News Top Petty’s Family Is In a Full-Blown War Over the Singer’s Assets and Legacy
When he was alive, Tom Petty became notorious for litigating over borderline copyright allegations. In a controversial case that exposed a ruthless legal intent, Sam Smith lost millions over a simple chord progression that wasn’t exactly Mozart but bore similarity to a Petty classic. Smith, perhaps green to the game, ultimately paid a ransom over questionable claims — just to avoid a costly litigation battle.
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