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Towlie

(5,324 posts)
Sat Jun 13, 2020, 10:01 AM Jun 2020

Blues Singer "Lady A" Contemplating Best Recourse to Lady Antebellum's Attempt to Steal Her Name.

Lady Antebellum Is Now ‘Lady A.’ But So Is a Blues Singer Who’s Used the Name for 20 Years
“This is my life. They’re using the name because of a Black Lives Matter incident that, for them, is just a moment in time,” says the original Lady A, a 61-year-old black singer who’s released multiple records under the name
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Blues Singer "Lady A" Contemplating Best Recourse to Lady Antebellum's Attempt to Steal Her Name. (Original Post) Towlie Jun 2020 OP
Guys just call yourself Lady Antebellum Loki Liesmith Jun 2020 #1
Yes, because the pre-civil war south is so cool Cirque du So-What Jun 2020 #4
It's fine Loki Liesmith Jun 2020 #5
cool story bro Blues Heron Jun 2020 #7
Seems stupid of Lady Antebellum to take a name that's already used. JustABozoOnThisBus Jun 2020 #2
Lady Antebellum said this is the nickname from Ilsa Jun 2020 #3
That name never made sense for them, anyway. tanyev Jun 2020 #6

JustABozoOnThisBus

(23,332 posts)
2. Seems stupid of Lady Antebellum to take a name that's already used.
Sat Jun 13, 2020, 10:14 AM
Jun 2020

If only there was something like Google.

I don't know if performer names are copyrighted, but they should be. Maybe Lady Antebellum could take a name that's not currently in use. How about "Mozart".

Ilsa

(61,690 posts)
3. Lady Antebellum said this is the nickname from
Sat Jun 13, 2020, 10:16 AM
Jun 2020

their fans, so that's why they went with it.

Their managers and lawyers should have researched it.

tanyev

(42,533 posts)
6. That name never made sense for them, anyway.
Sat Jun 13, 2020, 10:36 AM
Jun 2020

First time I heard it I assumed it was all women and was surprised when I actually saw them that's it's 2 men, one woman and zero hoop skirts.

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