Tanya Tucker sues producer
Tuesday, August 3, 2010
– Tanya Tucker filed suit against a Nashville music producer, saying he broke a contract with her and has $170,000 of her personal property according to the Tennessean.
Tucker claimed she and producer Gregg A. Brown, owner of Revelator Records, had a verbal deal in 2006 that Revelator would produce Tucker's performances so she could shop them to vendors. The suit claimed that the masters would be owned by Tucker if she made plans to finance the deal and perform. They also agreed investors would be repaid from the money made from sales of the recordings.
Tucker raised $145,000 and paid for other expenses associated with it, according to the lawsuit. Tucker said that in 2007 the recordings were finished, but Brown retained 6 masters. He also was accused of stealing 29 videos of Tucker. Brown allegedly did not use the $145,000 raised by Tucker and had $60,000 in unpaid production fees.
Tucker wants her money back along with accounting by Brown of how the money was spent.
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