Tom Petty’s family condemned the use of the musician’s song at the Trump rally

The relatives of the late vocalist protested against the use of his works in &# 171; hate campaigns&# 187;

The family of late rock musician Tom Petty sent a formal demand to Trump’s campaign headquarters to stop using his songs after Petty’s song was played at a campaign rally..

It’s about using the song «I will not back down» (I won’t back down) at a rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma on Saturday. Hours later, the Petty family posted a statement on social media condemning the use of the song..

«Trump has in no way received permission to use this song to promote a campaign that has forgotten too many Americans and common sense.», – said in a statement.

The family noted that Petty wrote this song in 1989. «for disadvantaged people, for an ordinary person and for everyone».

Tom Petty's family condemned the use of the musician's song at the Trump rally

«We want to make it clear what we believe – everyone is free to vote how they want, think how they want, but the Petty family is against this use», – said in a statement.

The document, signed by the daughters, ex-wife and widow of Petty, says that they sent a formal demand to stop using the musician’s songs in «hate campaigns», what did they call her.

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