Survivor Frontman Furious ‘Eye Of The Tiger’ Was Used At Kim Davis Hate Rally, May Sue

 
 
 

Minutes after Kim Davis was released from jail, she walked onto a stage to the sound of Survivor's "Eye of the Tiger." 

"Eye of the Tiger" is literally one of the most popular songs of all time, and one of the best-selling singles of all time.

The 1982 song by Survivor was the theme song for "Rocky III," and Governor Mike Huckabee's presidential campaign thought it a fitting tribute for anti-gay county clerk Kim Davis.

UPDATE: 'Go F*ck Yourself': R.E.M. Frontman Slams Donald Trump For Using Band's Song At Tea Party Rally

This afternoon the unrepentant Rowan County clerk was released from jail, having served just six days over a contempt of court charge. She's promised no changes and to return to her job this week.

As Davis walked onto the stage for what originally was to be Huckabee's "#ImWithKim Liberty Rally," the music blaring in the background was "Eye of the Tiger."

Survivor frontman Frankie Sullivan, TMZ reports, is "outraged" Huckabee used the song, and the group my sue.

UPDATE: Huckabee's Unauthorized Use Of 'Eye Of The Tiger' At Kim Davis Rally Gets A Cease And Desist Letter

"The group is hedging on its plan of attack, but the band rep tells us they are determined to protect the integrity of their music," TMZ adds.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ydyFhIjdRlU

Of course, it's not unusual for conservatives to ignore copyright and use music or other creative content without permission or payment.

NCRM has well-documented NOM's use of copyrighted material, like they've done hereherehere, and as we've documented here, here, and here.

Recently, Neil Young slammed Donald Trump for what he said was the unauthorized use of his "Rockin' in the Free World" song, Sarah Palin was sued for her unauthorized use of an iconic 9/11 image, and the band Dropkick Murphys tweeted to Scott Walker, "please stop using our music in any way...we literally hate you !!!"

 

EARLIER:

Watch: Kim Davis Addresses Hundreds Of Supporters, Thanks God

As Kim Davis Walks Out Of Jail Her Attorney Says She 'Will Not Violate Her Conscience'

UPDATED: Kim Davis To Be Released From Jail

 

Image: Screenshot via Courier-Journal

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