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The O'Jays sound off against GOP's 'unauthorized' use of their music at Republican convention

The O'Jays sound off against GOP's 'unauthorized' use of their music at Republican convention

Two founding members of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame vocal group the O’Jays have joined the expanding list of pop musicians voicing opposition to the use of their music at the Republican National Convention this week in Cleveland.

O’Jays members Walter Williams and Eddie Levert issued a statement Thursday objecting to the use of the 1973 hit “Love Train” without the group’s consent at the convention and over the RNC’s social media outlets, one of which has changed it to “Trump Train.”

“Our music, and most especially, ‘Love Train’ is about bringing people together, not building walls,” said Williams, who has...

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