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The Gap Band Heirs Suing BMG for ‘Uptown Funk’ Royalties

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*The Gap Band heirs are suing BMG for royalties related to the hit song “Uptown Funk” from Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars. The estates of Gap Band members Ronnie Wilson and Robert Wilson are taking legal action over royalties owed from the 2014 track that incorporates of band’s 1979’s “Oops Upside Your Head,” Digital Music News […]

Lonnie Simmons: The Man who Discovered the Gap Band Has Died

*We have sad news to report on one of the black music industry’s pioneers. Lonnie Simmons, the man who brought Charlie Wilson and The Gap Band to the world has died. Unfortunately, we don’t have any specific information, but what do know is that he passed away earlier today (02-06-19) … in his sleep. At […]

THE (01-29-16) EURweb Free-4-All Page

A page to spark motivation, find out who’s getting older, and learn more about our history. EUR MOTIVATIONAL NOTE Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart. Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside awakens. – Carl Gustav Jung EUR BIRTHDAYS Jan. 29: Singer Bettye LaVette is 70. Singer Charlie Wilson […]

Gap Band Family Feud! Ronnie Wilson Sues Charlie Wilson

*Dang, we really hate to see this. It’s messy and it’s just not a good look. What’s happening is that brothers Charlie Wilson and Ronnie Wilson are battling it out over exactly WHO is The Gap Band. Or more precisely, who can make money off the name. The situation has gotten to the point that Ronnie […]

‘Uptown Funk’ Royalties Split in Many Ways: Gap Band to Get Paid

*Is the verdict from the “Blurred Lines” case having an affect on royalties from the hit Mark Ronson song “Uptown Funk!?” This looks to be the case as more people stand to benefit from the tune, which credits Ronson, Bruno Mars, Phillip Martin Lawrence and Jeffrey Bhasker as songwriters. According to Billboard, “All Gold Everything” […]

Charlie Wilson: No Signs of Slowing Down in ‘Forever Charlie’ Tour (Video)

*At some point during a Charlie Wilson show you will no doubt find yourself declaring, “Now this is what showmanship looks like!” And even days later, with the music still in your head, you will be like, “I want to do that again!” Wilson brought his ‘Forever Charlie‘ tour to Los Angeles’ Nokia Theater for a 2-night engagement […]

THE (01-29-15) EURweb Free-4-All Page/Board

*Just like the headline says, this page/board is where you can discuss the stuff that we didn’t cover in today’s issue. (It’s sort of like feedback with a twist) Remember, NO name calling, racial taunting, graphic sex talk and vulgarity in general, PLEASE. ——– EUR MOTIVATIONAL NOTE It does not matter how slowly you go […]