R.E.M. fires back at Donald Trump for using band's music

Maybe rally organizers should check with musicians before using their music at political events.

Donald Trump is the latest big name to come under fire after the band R.E.M. went to Facebook to voice its displeasure at the use of its song, "It's the End of the World as We Know It (And I Feel Fine)" at Wednesday's rally against President Barack Obama's nuclear deal with Iran. 

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According the post, R.E.M. "did not authorize or condone the use of our music at this political event and we do ask that these candidates cease and desist from doing so."

"While we do not authorize or condone the use of our music at this political event, and do ask that these candidates...

Posted by R.E.M. on Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Trump was not the only politician, or presidential candidate for that matter, who spoke at the event held in Washington, D.C. 

The businessman-turned-candidate joined forces with opponent Ted Cruz to come out against the hot button deal.

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This is not the first time Trump has been on the wrong side of a musician. 

Trump used Neil Young's "Rockin' In The Free World" during campaign stops. Young, who is from Canada, was not happy, with his management company saying the rocker supports Bernie Sanders, CNN reported.

Earlier this week, Survivor fired back at Kim Davis' supporters for using "Eye of the Tiger" when she was released from jail, CNN reported. 

Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee greeted Davis on stage as the '80s movie theme song played. Davis is the Kentucky clerk who was jailed for contempt of court for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

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