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Old 01-30-2012, 12:26 AM
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Default Re: Has anyone heard of this before?

Originally Posted by DrumEatDrum View Post
Many bands "hits" written in prior bands, then brought to the band that made it famous.
No doubt, and that's cool. It's a shame to write a song and then have your cool riffs / harmonies disappear because the band broke up.

Playing a Yardbirds song is fine (depending on who contributed what) but the rearranging and rebadging of the Jake Holmes tune was blatant plagiarism. I hope Jake gets plenty.

Originally Posted by Mad About Drums View Post
... George paid quite a sum of money for this song as a compensation fee...

The Chiffons - He's So Fine written by Ronald Mack

And the "borrowed" song, My Sweet Lord by George Harrison...
And he should pay. It doesn't sound like a coincidence ... I believed George when he said he was unaware ... my guess is he heard it, forgot it, and then the tune popped up while he was writing.
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