18 Songs That 'Rip Off' Other Hits

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Shared November 5, 2019

Pop song lawsuits seem to be a weekly occurrence now, but since when was being inspired by another song an infringement of copyright?! Today I take a look at songs from One Direction, Green Day, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Portugal The Man and many more, that have definitely drawn from other classics but haven't been sued yet.

Pharrell William's testimony: https://youtu.be/_UGpVsrSLRk
Owen Denvir's 'Numa' medley: https://youtu.be/z0tMDfNSuk8
Alfred Hammond on 'Creep': https://youtu.be/siN8f-JF8Gw

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