Turtles defeated.

volman-kaylanThe men behind the musical group—Mark Volman and Howard Kaylan—have lost their bid to stop the settlement between the record industry and Sirius XM Satellite Radio regarding royalty payments for recordings created prior to 1972. The judge in the California court adjudicating the matter, Philip Gutierrez, noted that the duo did not file the motion until they found out how big the settlement was.