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


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21 Surfin' Bird - The Trashmen

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

22 Take on Me - A-Ha

Original: Feel This Moment - Pitbull

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23 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

24 Sabbath Bloody Sabbath - Black Sabbath V 1 Comment
25 Down in It - Nine Inch Nails V 1 Comment
26 Ritual - Ghost

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

27 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

28 You Shook Me - Led Zeppelin

Original: You Shook Me by Willie Dixon. - Metal_Treasure

29 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

30 Shake It Off - Taylor Swift
31 Uptown Funk - Bruno Mars
32 Ice Ice Baby - Vanilla Ice
33 Sorry - Justin Bieber
34 Blurred Lines - Robin Thicke
35 Do Ya Think I'm Sexy - Rod Stewart
36 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

37 Viva la Vida - Coldplay V 1 Comment
38 Come Together - The Beatles
39 Steal My Girl - One Direction
40 Midnight Memories - One Direction
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