Curb sues McGraw again
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
– Tim McGraw and Curb Records, his former label, are back at it in court.
The label sued the singer and his new label, Big Machine Records, in U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee on Monday, for copyright infringement, according to The City Paper of Nashville.
"Curb Records, the recording industry and other industries that rely on personal service contracts...will suffer broad harm if McGraw and others can ignore the provisions of such agreements, selecting which provisions they may choose to follow and refusing to acknowledge others," the suit, filed by Curb attorney Jay Bowen, said.
McGraw won a legal battle over Curb last year involving his "Emotional Traffic" disc and then released his new disc, "Two Lanes of Freedom," on Big Machine.
The story said Curb claimed that the disc should belong to Curb because McGraw recorded the songs while under contract with Curb. McGraw also owes Curb another disc, the suit contends.
The previous suit focused on breach of contract issues and whether Curb recorded the songs in an appropriate time frame.
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