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PHONOGRAPH PIRACY & SONG-STEALING; RIPPING OFF OTHERS’ WORKS

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Songs (a/k/a musical compositions) as a form of original and creative expression are protectable using U.S. Copyright Law. Unfortunately, the threat of litigation and damages associated with copyright infringement do not deter everyone.

Over the years, there have been many claims that a later song copied or infringed an earlier musical composition. Some threats turned into lawsuits; others did not. 

You may be interested to learn the identities of some of the songs on the list (with the song name and original group or artist listed first, followed by the allegedly infringing song and group/artist):

Did you see any songs you know on this list? Were you surprised? Listen to them; see if you agree. Coincidence or rip-off?

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