You Didn’t Write That: A Brief Guide to (Alleged) Pop Plagiarism

A lawsuit filed against the writers of Owl City and Carly Rae Jepsen’s current smash “Good Time” calls to mind other examples of lift-and-tuck procedures in the songwriting process

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GlennBouler
GlennBouler

This is definitely Chuck Berry's music. Different lyrics set to the same music as Sweet Little 16. I'm glad Chuck won his lawsuit, he was definitely robbed! 

In another lawsuit George Harrison was sued over his song "My Sweet Lord" used the same music as "He's So Fine" by The Chiffons.  That is total B.S. The two songs don't sound anything alike!