Top Ten Songs You Didn't Know Were Rip-Offs
The Top Ten
WHAT - Misfire
They also stole You Really got a hold on me from Smokey Robinson & The Miracles. - RobertWisdom
The Beatles also stole off Chuck Berry with Come Together which was Berry's "You Can't Catch Me" - BrianScott01
"Top 10 Rip Off Songs" Copied the whole list.
Original is Deep Purple's Flight of the Rat (thanks Metal_Treasure)
Obviously the original is Metallica's Sad But True. - Metal_Treasure
Original: The Last Time by The Rolling Stones. A lawsuit awarded all songwriting credit and royalties to Mick Jagger and Keith Richards. - Metal_Treasure
Original: Dazed and Confused - Jake Holmes. - Metal_Treasure
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
It was established as not plagiarism in the court. They might be similar, but one is ascending, the other is descending.
Original: In My Time of Dying - traditional gospel song. - Metal_Treasure
The riff is from Picture Book by The Kinks - Metal_Treasure
I loved this song...
Original is Stevie Wonder's Pasttime Paradise
I can’t believe it ripped off Love You Like That by Dagny (and sounds like an obvious 90’s dance song - if you know what I mean).
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
Original: Babe I'm Gonna Leave You - The Plebs.
But Led Zeppelin probably ripped off the Joan Baez cover version. - Metal_Treasure
Sweet Little Sixteen by Chuck Berry. It's the same song with different lyrics - Metal_Treasure
They just sampled this one. It isn’t really a rip-off. - Misfire
A-ha did NOT rip off Pitbull.
Pitbull rip-offed THEM. - Spicygarlic
I don't know what idiot thought Take On Me ripped off this, but I will gladly have their head.
The instrumental is from Aha's 1985 released song "Take On Me"
Similar to Kaoma's "Lambada"
Not a rip off. It's a sample. - RobertWisdom
Instrumental is from Chi-Lites' "Are You my Woman"
She also plagiarized Hips Don't Lie and copied a music video from another artist. - Martinglez
Original song is Zangalewa
Full copy of Iggy Pop's Lust for Life
Vocal Style is from Warpig's Rockstar
As soon as I heard the guitar play that first verse I knew it was plagiarized. A total rip-off. Although it is still a good song. Really Twenty One Pilots Really
Similar riff to Should I Stay Or Should I Go by The Clash.
HUH?! But I wuv this song. :( - Misfire
Original - Eighties by Killing Joke. - Metal_Treasure
Ripoff of Skinny Puppy's Dig It.
Straight rip-off of "Papa Oom Mow Mow" by the Rivingtons, though no lawsuits were ever filed.
This is a rip off? - Userguy44
Okay this sample is easily the worst Guns N' Roses cover I've ever heard. Don't think this is a ripoff though. - Nickelstickman
Original: Werewolves of London by Warren Zevon. - Metal_Treasure
It's a sample not plaigiarism. - RobertWisdom
Yeah, he didn’t even credit Queen and Bowie at first... - Misfire
Ripped off Under Pressure by Queen & David Bowie - reed99
Ripped off "Got To Give It Up" by Marvin Gaye - RobertWisdom
Who cares? I love it anyway but I STILL can't get past those "blurred lines" on YouTube
Yeah, right. - I80
More reasons to hate it! - ProPanda
Whoever added this is stupid. - RobertWisdom
Other way round.
Sorry it's not a sample
Original: Feel This Moment - Pitbull
Should I Stay Or Should I Go - The Clash
No joke, this rips off the Macarena.
They rip form a brazilian singer Vanusa's "What to Do"
The riff is from Symphony of Destruction by Megadeth. - Metal_Treasure
Original: I Can't Quit You, Baby by Willie Dixon. It's the same song, with same lyrics and title. - Metal_Treasure
Original: You Shook Me by Willie Dixon. - Metal_Treasure
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
Definitely BS, the songs are not alike at all.
This is a false rip-off suit, I never think he rip-off the "He's so Fine" just because the "ha-lle-lu-jah" is similar to "doo-lang doo-lang doo-lang"
@propanda yeah they ripped off snatch boogie himself. How dare they
Really? - ProPanda