donhenley 060610 Don Henley Settles Lawsuit With California Politician[lastfm]Don Henley[/lastfm] along with collaborators [lastfm]Mike Campbell [/lastfm]and [lastfm]Danny Kortchmar [/lastfm]have reportedly settled their lawsuit against California Republican Senate candidate Chuck Devore after the politician used Henley’s music in promotional videos without asking permission.

Devore has settled with Henley, Campbell and Kortchmar for an undisclosed amount of money after he and a staff member used the “The Boys of Summer” and “All She Wants To Do Is Dance” in several videos that were later distributed via YouTube.

Devore has since offered an official apology to Henley and acknowledged his own wrongdoing.

“The court’s ruling in this case confirms that political candidates, regardless of affiliation, should seek appropriate license authority before they use copyrighted works. Further, we regret all inaccurate, derogatory or disparaging remarks made about Mr. Henley during the course of this dispute,” Devore said in an official statement.

Henley later reaffirmed his stance that the case was not about “political ideology, but the right of artists to control the use of the works they create, and protect their livelihoods.”

Music News Service distributed by Triton Media Group. Copyright © 2010 RTTNEWS. All Rights Reserved.

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