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Black Crowes’ Former Drummer Steve Gorman Sues Band Over Royalties

“Steve Gorman, the former drummer of the Black Crowes, is taking his ex-bandmates Chris Robinson and Rich Robinson to court. Gorman, an original member of the Southern roots-rock band who played on the Crowes’ 1990 breakthrough debut Shake Your Money Maker, filed a lawsuit against the Robinsons and “The Black Crowes Partnership” on Wednesday in Los Angeles Superior Court.”

“As the lawsuit – obtained by Rolling Stone – states, ‘Defendants have failed to perform their obligations in full accordance with the Partnership Agreement by, among other things, failing to pay Plaintiff amounts owed under the Partnership Agreement, denying Plaintiff access to inspect the Partnership’s books and records, and improperly deducting unauthorized expenses from the royalty payments Plaintiff has received to date.’” – Joseph Hudak, Rolling Stone

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