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    U.S. Music Labels Sue Pandora Over Royalties For Golden Oldies

    Wochit Headline News

    by Wochit Headline News

    Several major U.S. music companies sued Pandora Media Inc on Thursday, accusing the online streaming service of cheating them out of royalties by playing thousands of pre-1972 recordings without paying royalties. The lawsuit said, the music in question, from musicians such as the Beatles, Louis Armstrong, Marvin Gaye and Fleetwood Mac, is "some of the most iconic music in the world.