Paul Resnikoff at Digital Music News is reporting that Chevrolet is sponsoring the new Grooveshark App. We verified this. For those that don’t know, Grooveshark is NOT a legitimate streaming service. Like most artists, Grooveshark has my entire catalogue available for streaming despite the fact they do not have permission to use my songs nor have they ever paid me the proper royalties.
But what is amusing about all of this is that Chevrolet more than any other truck brand has relied on performers to build their brand and their image. In particular they have relied on Bob Seger. “Like A Rock” the Bob Seger track was the Chevy truck theme song for years.
Here is Chevrolet exploiting Bob Seger via Grooveshark. This was at 12:35 pm EDT March 21 2013.
My Cracker catalogue on Groove shark. (Oh yeah screw you WestJet).
My CVB Catalogue on Grooveshark (again screw you WestJet).