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Mick Jagger jokes to sing at Donald Trump's inauguration

SIR Mick Jagger has joked that he could sing 'You Can't Always Get What You Want' at Donald Trump's inauguration.

The 73-year-old Rolling Stones singer was responding to the news that the 70-year-old Republican was elected as the President of the United States and that he chose to walk out to the 1969 hit on Tuesday morning.

Taking to Twitter, Jagger wrote: "Just was watching the news ... maybe they'll ask me to sing 'You Can't Always Get What You Want' at the inauguration, ha! (sic)"

It follows the on-going legal battle between the 'Satisfaction' hitmakers and Trump after he ignored their plea to stop playing their music at his rallies.

In May, Trump used the legendary rock group's song 'Start Me Up' when he walked out of his victory speech in Indiana and they insisted they had "never given permission to the Trump campaign to use their songs" and requested he "cease all use immediately."

However, Trump did not cooperate and used 'You Can't Always Get What You Want' at the Republican National Convention back in July, and he also made use of the song 'Brown Sugar'.

A statement released by the band - also comprised of Ronnie Wood, Keith Richards and Charlie Watts - at the time read: "The Rolling Stones do not endorse Donald Trump.

"You Can't Always Get What You Want was used without the band's permission."

However, neither parties have backed down and the legal battle continues.

A source said: "This row is showing no signs of ending. There has been a mass of correspondence between the two parties.

"Both sides believe they are in the right and neither are refusing to budge.

"Fair play to the Stones for standing up for their rights and that of other musicians.

"It is a matter of principle for them. They are acting for the wider musical community."

Topics:  donald trump mick jagger rolling stones



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