Trump says that, despite Young’s call for him to not use Rockin’ In The Free World, that the artist had recently come to him for funding for his streaming music service, Pono. He also says the song was just one of 10 songs used as background music. and that he “Didn’t love it anyway.”
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 24, 2015
Young’s management confirms that the photo was taken during a meeting when Young was trying to raise funds for the music service.