Top Ten Songs You Didn't Know Were Rip-Offs

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1Revolution - The Beatles

"Top 10 Rip Off Songs" Copied the whole list.

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2Set Me Free - The Sweet

Original is Deep Purple's Flight of the Rat (thanks Metal_Treasure) - somekindofaguy

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3This Means War - Avenged Sevenfold

Obviously the original is Metallica's Sad But True. - Metal_Treasure

4Bitter Sweet Symphony - The Verve

Original: The Last Time by The Rolling Stones. A lawsuit awarded all songwriting credit and royalties to Mick Jagger and Keith Richards. - Metal_Treasure

5Whole Lotta Love - Led Zeppelin
6Dazed and Confused - Led Zeppelin

Original: Dazed and Confused - Jake Holmes. - Metal_Treasure

7Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin

I think Jimmy is a big fool.He has talent.He played the solo greatly.And it was original.Then why he had to plagiarize another riff which is easier than his original solo? - zxm

8Waka Waka (This Time for Africa) - Shakira

She also plagiarized Hips Don't Lie and copied a music video from another artist. - Martinglez

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9In My Time of Dying - Led Zeppelin

Original: In My Time of Dying - traditional gospel song. - Metal_Treasure

10Babe I'm Gonna Leave You - Led Zeppelin

Geez, how many songs did this band plagiarize? - Swellow

@Swellow - RE "Geez, how many songs did this band plagiarize? ". I know about more than 20 songs. - Metal_Treasure

The riff or the lyrics.cause honestly I only hear this song for the riffs - zxm

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The Newcomers

?Gangsta's Paradise - CoolioV1 Comment

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11Warning - Green Day

The riff is from Picture Book by The Kinks - Metal_Treasure

12Surfin' USA - The Beach Boys

Sweet Little Sixteen by Chuck Berry. It's the same song with different lyrics - Metal_Treasure

13Crazy In Love - BeyoncéV1 Comment
14Prrrum - Cosculluela
15Feel This Moment - Pitbull

The instrumental is from Aha's 1985 released song "Take On Me" - somekindofaguy

16Are You Gonna Be My Girl - Jet

Full copy of Iggy Pop's Lust for Life - somekindofaguy

17On the Floor - Jennifer LopezV1 Comment
18Fireball - Deep PurpleV1 Comment
19Come as You Are - Nirvana

Original - Eighties by Killing Joke. - Metal_Treasure

20All Summer Long - Kid Rock

Original: Werewolves of London by Warren Zevon. - Metal_Treasure

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1. This Means War - Avenged Sevenfold
2. Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin
3. Bitter Sweet Symphony - The Verve
htoutlaws2012
1. Revolution - The Beatles
2. Gangsta's Paradise - Coolio
3. Waka Waka (This Time for Africa) - Shakira
somekindofaguy
1. Whole Lotta Love - Led Zeppelin
2. Dazed and Confused - Led Zeppelin
3. In My Time of Dying - Led Zeppelin
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