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Rolling Stones Return "Bitter Sweet Symphony” Songwriting Credit To The Verve's Richard Ashcroft

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Rolling Stones Return "Bitter Sweet Symphony” Songwriting Credit To The Verve's Richard Ashcroft
The Rolling Stones have returned the songwriting credit for the Verve's "Bitter Sweet Symphony" back to Richard Ashcroft. The song, the first single from the band's 1997 album Urban Hymns, is at the the center of an infamous dispute over its credits. The track samples an orchestral arrangement of the Stones' 1965 song "The Last Time" that was performed by the Andrew Oldham Orchestra. The looping sample doesn't appear on the Stones' original song, but Ashcroft was sued in the late '90s by the Stones' then-manager and figurehead Allen Klein, who died in 2009. He was forced to give up...
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