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


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21 Tear in My Heart - Twenty One Pilots

Similar riff to Should I Stay Or Should I Go by The Clash. - naFrovivuS

22 All Summer Long - Kid Rock

Original: Werewolves of London by Warren Zevon. - Metal_Treasure

23 Blurred Lines - Robin Thicke

Who cares? I love it anyway but I STILL can't get past those "blurred lines" on YouTube

24 Girlfriend - Avril Lavigne V 1 Comment
25 Surfin' Bird - The Trashmen

Straight rip-off of "Papa Oom Mow Mow" by the Rivingtons, though no lawsuits were ever filed.

26 Take on Me - A-Ha

Other way round. - naFrovivuS

Sorry it's not a sample

Original: Feel This Moment - Pitbull

27 Sweet Child O'Mine - Guns N Roses

Okay this sample is easily the worst Guns N' Roses cover I've ever heard. Don't think this is a ripoff though. - Nickelstickman

28 Live While We're Young - One Direction

Should I Stay Or Should I Go - The Clash - naFrovivuS

29 Sabbath Bloody Sabbath - Black Sabbath V 1 Comment
30 Down in It - Nine Inch Nails V 1 Comment
31 Ritual - Ghost

The riff is from Symphony of Destruction by Megadeth. - Metal_Treasure

32 I Can't Quit You Baby - Led Zeppelin

Original: I Can't Quit You, Baby by Willie Dixon. It's the same song, with same lyrics and title. - Metal_Treasure

33 You Shook Me - Led Zeppelin

Original: You Shook Me by Willie Dixon. - Metal_Treasure

34 The Lemon Song - Led Zeppelin

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

35 Shake It Off - Taylor Swift
36 Uptown Funk - Bruno Mars
37 Ice Ice Baby - Vanilla Ice
38 Sorry - Justin Bieber
39 Do Ya Think I'm Sexy - Rod Stewart
40 My Sweet Lord - George Harrison

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" - somekindofaguy

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