Tom Petty vs. the Strokes

Every time I hear one of these songs in a bar I think, “I love this song!” and then it kicks in and I think…”uh, well, I love this song too!”

From Wikipedia:
In Rolling Stone magazine, Petty denied rumors that he planned to sue the Chili Peppers and said, “I seriously doubt that there is any negative intent there. And a lot of rock & roll songs sound alike.” Petty went on to say that The Strokes admitted that they took Tom Petty’s riff for “American Girl” and used it in their song “Last Nite

Tom Petty - "American Girl" (1977)

The Strokes - "Last Night" (2001)

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