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Musicians Sue Over Sales Tied to Rock Collection

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Several years ago, a wealthy businessman named Bill Sagan bought up a lifetime's worth of rock 'n roll memorabilia. It was the collection of the legendary late concert promoter Bill Graham. Including photographs, posters, concert tapes and tickets, Graham had saved enough material to fill two dozen 40-foot trucks.

Bill Sagan bought it all for a reported $5 million to $6 million.

Then, he created a Web site to sell the memorabilia and reproductions. But now, some of the musicians whose images are being sold are suing in federal court. Melissa Block talks with Phil Gallo of the trade publication Variety.

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