Thursday, March 19, 2015
Allegations of Plagiarism
Ex-Beatle vs. Chiffons 1970's My Sweet Lord is nearly identical to He's So Fine. Huey Lewis vs. The Ghostbusters Ray Parker Jr.'s Ghostbusters 1984 song resembled I Want A New Drug. Vanilla Ice vs. Queen 1990 Ice, Ice Baby used a sample of Queen-David Bowie Under Pressure with credit. The weirdest Fogerty vs. Fogerty 1985 The Old Man Down The Road The former label felt it sounded too much like Run Through The Jungle in which John Fogerty was the frontman for The Creedance Clearwater Revival. Tom Petty vs. Sam Smith Stay With Me resemblances Tom Petty's 1989 I Won't Back Down. They gave co-writing credit to Petty.