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PostPosted: Wed Jun 09, 2010 6:22 am 
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There are quite a lot of song that sound much the same heres one clear example :

Rolling Stones Lady Jane:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=41K5Sqob2SQ


Neil Young's Borrowed Tune:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C5-Uqj8T ... 1&index=20

Do you guys have any example of songs that sound the same

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PostPosted: Wed Jun 09, 2010 6:28 am 
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Here's about 6 pages worth...

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=5170&hilit=songs+sound+same

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 21, 2010 10:22 am 
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The Verve, Bittersweet Symphony has the feel of BBM, Baker, Bruce & Moore's Where in the World. See the video from first mentioned and tell me what's wrong, already after the first few steps.

There're one other, proper effectually sounds-alike, scilicet... but this'd be too daring.

the vip-videyo:

http://vids.myspace.com/index.cfm?fusea ... id=4398966


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ms pinky sounds like artificial rhonda

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PostPosted: Thu Dec 29, 2011 8:05 pm 
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Works the same too!

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How in the hell did Ray Davies not get sued for "Catch Me Now I'm Falling" from The Kinks "Low Budget" album? The guitar riff is identical to "Jumpin' Jack Flash".

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PostPosted: Sun Jan 01, 2012 4:42 pm 
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I think it's just different enough to avoid a lawsuit.

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Neil Young actually included a line in his song called Borrowed Tune to indicate that he stole it from the Rolling Stones.

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Doesn't He's So Fine and My Sweet Lord sound similiar? I believe George Harrison lost that one,even though he can't read music.They do have very close harmony's in the chorus,but the rest....just seems its all in the realm of Rock'n'Soul music or R & B if you prefer.Why did he lose then? Anyone? :?

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KAPT.KIIRK wrote:
Doesn't He's So Fine and My Sweet Lord sound similiar? I believe George Harrison lost that one,even though he can't read music.They do have very close harmony's in the chorus,but the rest....just seems its all in the realm of Rock'n'Soul music or R & B if you prefer.Why did he lose then? Anyone?
my sweet lord - legal controversy
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following the song's release, musical similarities between "my sweet lord" and the chiffons' hit "he's so fine" led to a prolonged copyright infringement suit, known as bright tunes music v. harrisongs music, which lasted over 10 years. in 1976, a u.s. district court decision found that harrison had "subconsciously" copied the earlier song. in 1978, before the court decided on damages in the case, harrison's former manager allen klein, who represented harrison earlier in the proceedings, purchased the copyright to "he's so fine" from bright tunes. in 1981, the court decided the damages amounted to $1,599,987 but that due to klein's duplicity in the case, harrison would only have to pay klein $587,000 for the rights to "he's so fine"—the amount klein had paid bright tunes for the song.
the chiffons would later record "my sweet lord" to capitalise on the publicity generated by the lawsuit.

allen klein worked really fast to cash in on this. and so did the chiffons.

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Anything from The Simpsons and many of FZ's works... :smoke:


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Lumpy Gravy wrote:
KAPT.KIIRK wrote:
Doesn't He's So Fine and My Sweet Lord sound similiar? I believe George Harrison lost that one,even though he can't read music.They do have very close harmony's in the chorus,but the rest....just seems its all in the realm of Rock'n'Soul music or R & B if you prefer.Why did he lose then? Anyone?
my sweet lord - legal controversy
link from wikipedia.
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following the song's release, musical similarities between "my sweet lord" and the chiffons' hit "he's so fine" led to a prolonged copyright infringement suit, known as bright tunes music v. harrisongs music, which lasted over 10 years. in 1976, a u.s. district court decision found that harrison had "subconsciously" copied the earlier song. in 1978, before the court decided on damages in the case, harrison's former manager allen klein, who represented harrison earlier in the proceedings, purchased the copyright to "he's so fine" from bright tunes. in 1981, the court decided the damages amounted to $1,599,987 but that due to klein's duplicity in the case, harrison would only have to pay klein $587,000 for the rights to "he's so fine"—the amount klein had paid bright tunes for the song.
the chiffons would later record "my sweet lord" to capitalise on the publicity generated by the lawsuit.

allen klein worked really fast to cash in on this. and so did the chiffons.

Thanks Lumpy,thats some interesting reading.Greed = Allen Klien. :roll: The first listed "other recordings of same song" is Andy Williams,singing MSL for the soundtrack of Love Story(1970) with the "Little Kirk O' The Vally Choir",as the back-up singers. 8)

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Little Kirk O' the Valley Choir? Wasn't that your '60's folk group Kapt? You guys were good but you could never overcome the shadow of the mighty New Christy Minstrels.


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Little Kirk O' the Valley Choir? Wasn't that your '60's folk group Kapt? You guys were good but you could never overcome the shadow of the mighty New Christy Minstrels.

Nyuk,nyuk,nyuk,wise guy eh? A Kirk,in Irish,is a church young man.(He used to be a nice boy) :mrgreen:

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KAPT.KIIRK wrote:
even though he can't read music.
Only Easten music :D

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