give lester chambers his due
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columbia records

give lester chambers his due

    1. jimi pocius
    2. Petition by

      jimi pocius

      manchester, CT

Because with all the talk about copyright and piracy these days, in the end it's not the artists who benefit, and very rare for the artists to be treated fairly. We, the undersigned, feel it's time this is amended, and time to give neglected artists their fair share and due income from the licensing of what should be their intellectual property.

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    News

    1. live event to benefit Lester Chambers

      jimi pocius
      Petition Organizer

      http://www.facebook.com/events/339461362772151/

      direct link to the event...please pay what you can/ feel is fair!!

    2. update from Mr. Lester Chambers himself

      jimi pocius
      Petition Organizer

      Chambers Brothers: WANT TO HELP?! CONTACT SONY/COLUMBIA AND TELL THEM WHAT IS ON YOUR MIND ABOUT THIS SITUATION! GO TO THIS LINK AND SEND THEM AN E-MAIL AS TO HOW THEY ARE DOING IN REGARDS TO PAYING ROYALTIES DUE TO THEIR ARTISTS!!

      http://hub.sonymusic.com/about/feedback.php
      Sony Music USA

      thank you....the time has come today to take action!!!
      please tell all your friends, and ask them as well to sign this petition, which can be found here:

      http://www.change.org/petitions/president-give-lester-chambers-his-due

      remember, 99% of artists YOU HAVE LISTENED TO OR OTHERWISE ENJOYED ARE SUFFERING THIS SAME ABUSE!!

      thanks for your time

      jimi pocius

    3. Reached 250 signatures

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    • Robert Raymond EAST HARTFORD, CT
      • over 2 years ago

      I am a singer songwriter and one day this could be me

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    • David Cox-Espenlaub LEWIS CENTER, OH
      • over 2 years ago

      Everything from copyright to royalties have interested me as long as I've been a musician, especially when we get into the world of "who owns what." Contracts are ugly though, and it's important to recognize that legally binding documents, no matter how awful, once signed are tough to beat. If it's a matter of not having the funding for legal proceedings to get the artist their due, however, that's wrong on the part of the label.

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    • Brian Moeller CINCINNATI, OH
      • over 2 years ago

      It's time to end the Great Rock n Roll Swindle. Artists in USA should receive fair pay, but instead they are treated like 2nd Class citizens. We are supposed to be a great land of opportunity so lets live up to that mantle!

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    • frank van valen WOLFEBORO, NH
      • over 2 years ago

      The Chambers Brothers are one of the seminal '60s rock bands! "Going Uptown to Harlem" and their version of "People Get Ready" are classics!

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    • Marilyn Gatlin VIRGINA BEACH, VA
      • over 2 years ago

      I am a singer/songwriter, and want justice for all artists who have made others rich with their rare and unique talents to share with the world!!!! They need to get paid fairly! They are not usually the greedy type, like the people who exploit them and laugh about it. We need true artists who set our souls free with their special gifts. And they need the funding to be able reach even farther, until one day they are a beautiful memory.

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