Composer sues to stop Gingrich use of song

FILE - In this Nov. 29, 2011 file photo, Republican presidential candidate and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich speaks during a town hall rally in Bluffton, S.C. Gingrich was in town to open the Newt 2012 Beaufort County field office in downtown Bluffton. South Carolina's Republican presidential primary mirrors the national contest, with Newt Gingrich enjoying something of a boom as the GOP continues its potentially fruitless search for an alternative to perceived front-runner Mitt Romney. (AP Photo/Stephen Morton, File)

January 31, 2012 8:24:50 AM PST
The composer of the "Rocky III" anthem "Eye of the Tiger" is suing Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich to stop him from using the song at campaign events.