Top Ten Popular Songs that are Rip-Offssomekindofaguy
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A Ha-Take on Me (1984) - somekindofaguy
Not a rip off. It does use the riff from "Take on Me", but Magne Furuholmen, Morten Harket, and Pål Waaktaar (the writers of Take On Me) approved the use of the riff and were given writing credits for "Feel This Moment".
Original: Killing Floor by Howlin' Wolf. Howlin' Wolf's publisher sued Led Zeppelin but Led Zeppelin preferred to settle this out of court. - Metal_Treasure
We Will Rock You - Queen - christangrant
Rip-off of "I Won't Back Down" by Tom Petty (1989)
Uses similar riff from Should I Stay Or Should I Go by The Clash. - naFrovivuS
All right I heard it. Yes, it has some similarities. But deep purple isn't alone for it. There are other songs too.Then why only deep purple's song is here? - zxm
No doubt. But the Blues Magoos ripped it off four years earlier with "We Ain't Got nothing' Yet."
Deep Purple Plagiarisms=Inspirations
Other Artist Plagiarisms=Rip-Offs
Nelson’s riff isn’t original
Deep Purple's is
"In My Time of Dying" is a well-known traditional gospel song but Led Zeppelin didn't say their song is a cover - they credited the song to all 4 band members. The original song has been covered many times, including by Bob Dylan in 1962 and other artists before Led Zeppelin. - Metal_Treasure
When a song is "traditional," which is to say, when it is legally in the public domain and authorship cannot be unquestionably attributed, there is no requirement to label it a "cover." It is traditional, however, to acknowledge the work as "traditional."
Kaoma-Lambada (1989) - somekindofaguy
Don't forget Trouble For Me by Britney Spears. - WonkeyDude98
Samples Sad but True by Metallica. - Skullkid755
Stolen from Uptown Funk and This Summer - Hotheart123
Crank That - Soulja Boy (He even steals the dance move) - christangrant
The riff of this song sounds just like a weaker version of Unholy Confessions by Avenged Sevenfold which that song I'm that big of a fan of to begin with but its miles ahead of this song because this song is one of the worst rock songs ever written. - christangrant
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
Wait wha...? - ProPanda
Eddie Cochran-Nervous Breakdown
Not. Even. Close.
This song is gay, and Metallica is gay. Metallica ripped off Lil Uzi Vert in this one.
Pearl Jam- Why Go
Mechanix was the original song that became The Four Horsemen, despite it being released in 1985 due to the issues surrounding Dave Mustaine and Metallica.
Lynyrd Skynyrd-Sweet Home Alabama
"Not even close" Rejecting the truth
Not even close.V 2 Comments
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