Will Rocky Fans Vote for Newt? Not if He’s Found Liable for Infringing Sacred Survivor Song, "Eye of the Tiger"

Imagine Newt Gingrich in Rocky 3 ... the gray headed politician slugging it out with Mr. T, Survivor's theme song, Eye of the Tiger, playing (but with the lyrics a little different): It's the eye of the Newt It's the thrill of the fight Risin' up to the challenge Of our Romney ...

Fair Use & the Quotation of Song Lyrics in Fiction

By Stephen B. Harrison * *Notes Editor, Washington University Law Review; J.D. candidate, Washington University School of Law 2013. Excerpt from Fair Use & the Quotation of Song Lyrics in Fiction , 11 Chi.-Kent J. Intell. Prop. 214 (Spring, 2012). INTRODUCTION The question applies to a...