Bob Marley's Family Loses Copyright Battle to Universal Music Group

It's a sad day for white kids with dreadlocks. Bob Marley's family has lost its fight with Universal Music Group over what they claim was exploitation of some of his greatest music.

The Marleys tried to obtain the copyrights to five of Bob's albums and claimed that UMG owes them royalties.

Light up some incense and play a game of pick-up soccer today in honor of the unfortunate failure of the family of one of reggae's most talented legends.

More daily music news and gossip after the jump...

Billboard: Tribute Concert Planned for Lennon's 70th Birthday
NME: Marilyn Manson's 'Alice in Wonderland' Film Shut Down Due to Trailer Backlash?
SPIN: Slipknot Concert Doc Hits Theaters
Prefix: Jennifer Lopez (Probably) the Next 'American Idol' Judge, FOX Won't Meet Most of Her Demands
Rolling Stone: Hendrix Anthology Boasts Rare and Unreleased Music

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.

Newsletters

All-access pass to the top stories, events and offers around town.

  • Top Stories
    Send:

Newsletters

All-access pass to top stories, events and offers around town.

Sign Up >

No Thanks!

Remind Me Later >