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Deep Purple Fined for "Illegally" Playing Their Own Songs


07/06/2009
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(exclaim.ca) A Russian court has fined Deep Purple for -- get this -- "illegally" performing their own songs.

Yes, that's right: when the band played a concert in the Russian city of Rostov-on-Don on October 19, 2008, they did so without gaining proper permission to play the tracks they'd selected. We know what you're asking: "Who the f*** did they have to ask about playing their own songs?

Well, there's an organization called the NGO, "Russian Authors' Society," which issues licenses to publicly perform songs. This organization represents the rights of foreign performers in Russia, whether or not the performers give the NGO permission to represent them.
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