Top Ten Popular Songs that are Rip-Offs

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21On the Floor - Jennifer LopezV1 Comment
22Come Together - The Beatles

Rip-off of "You Can't Catch Me? " Don't know what you think you're hearing, but it sure ain't there. You could as easily say Chuck Berry ripped-off Bo Diddley''s hambone style, but even that's arguable.

"You Can't Catch Me, just played it slower" Maria Quiet, Deep Purple Just Played it faster

@Commenter It seems you are a Beatles fan, but I'm sorry, even John Lennon admit he took this song from the You Can't Catch Me, just played it slower... - somekindofaguy

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23Me Too - Meghan Trainor

Stolen from When I Go Up by the Pussy cat Dolls

Don't forget Trouble For Me by Britney Spears. - WonkeyDude98

24This Means War - Avenged SevenfoldV1 Comment
25Uptown Funk - Mark Ronson
26American Bad A** - Kid Rock
27Ghostbusters - Ray Parker Jr.

Alright, I saw someone really likes to dislike the truth... do you know that this song is not even similar to Huey Lewis's song? REALLY? Man, you can sing very well the Ghostbusters for the instrumental of I Want a New Drug... - somekindofaguy

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28Cake by the Ocean - Dnce

Stolen from Uptown Funk and This Summer - Hotheart123

29Warning - Green Day

I loved the riff. But then I realized its just a heavy version of Picture Book by Kinks. I wish it wasn't ripped off - zxm

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30Child in Time - Deep Purple

This one's a tough call. While the riffs and progressions are essentially identical, both were recorded in 1969, although "Child In Time" wasn't released until 1970. Haven't researched any backstory, so can't argue pro or con.

Not clear whether this was "ripped off" or shared by agreement. - BobG

It's a Beautiful Day-Bombay Calling

"This one's a tough call" Rip-Off cases are tough calls

31Communication Breakdown - Led Zeppelin

Eddie Cochran-Nervous Breakdown

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32The End of the Line - Metallica

This song is gay, and Metallica is gay. Metallica ripped off Lil Uzi Vert in this one.

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33The Wicker Man - Iron MaidenV1 Comment
34Last Nite - The Strokes

Rip off of American Girl by Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers. I don't really like the strokes anyway - RecklessGreed

35Folsom Prison Blues - Johnny CashV1 Comment
36Master of Puppets - MetallicaV1 Comment
37The Four Horsemen - Metallica

Lynyrd Skynyrd-Sweet Home Alabama

"Not even close" Rejecting the truth

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38Yesterday - BeatlesV1 Comment
39Loose - The StoogesV1 Comment
40Crash and Burn - Thomas RhettV1 Comment
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