No one at Sony ATV has ever said that Alabama didn’t use the tune of “On The Inside” for their song “Christmas In Dixie” … how could they … their own musicologist said they did.
That they chose to back Alabama a
If I fight them and lose it sends a message to all songwriters that they can’t trust their publishers. If I win … and I will … it sends a message to publishers to treat their writers fairly.
I am not the only writer who will be pushed so hard that he has no choice but to fight back.
I am fighting this battle for me not for my fellow writers … but if I lose you lose.
When I think of the thousands of dollars they are throwing at the case to break me financially, I can’t help but think it might have been better for them to act like gentlemen at the start … we might have fixed the problem by now.