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Rondor goes after Katy

BUT SHE SPELLS IT WITH A “U”: The lead item in Page Six says Rondor Music has fired off a letter to Capitol Records demanding Mike Love and Brian Wilson, who penned the 1965 Beach Boys classic “California Girls," be given a writing credit—and royalties—on Katy Perry's hit of almost the same name, citing a record industry source. Wilson's rep said, "Rondor owns the track and called Brian and Mike, saying they were going to complain. Brian likes Katy's record and doesn't know where the situation stands." Love's rep said, "Mike and Brian wrote the song…but any legal action is up to Rondor." Both Beach Boys had previously said they were flattered after Perry said her song was written as a tribute to the group. "I love her vocal,” Wilson told the L.A. Times. “She sounds very clear and energetic… The melody is infectious." (8/5a)

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