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Bryan Pringle in 2010 sued the Black Eyed Peas and several co-defendants, including record labels EMI April Music Inc. and Interscope Records; French DJ David Guetta, who co-produced several Black Eyed Peas songs; and several music publishing companies. Pringle contended that the hip-hop group had ripped off “Take a Dive,” which was copyrighted in 1998, particularly a “guitar twang” melody, or “hook,” that he added in a dance version of the song he composed in 1999. However, Pringle could not obtain copyright registration for the dance version because it was deemed to not be substantially different from the original, according to his complaint. - read more at law360.com[mini_player audio="/music/the_black_eyed_peas-i-gotta-feeling.mp3" artist="The Black Eyed Peas" track="I Gotta Feeling" year="2009"] [mini_player audio="/music/bryan-pringle-take-a-dive.mp3" artist="Bryan Pringle" track="Take a Dive" year="1998"] I also found this more recent info. I'm not sure how these legal fees work but all I can seriously think is WHAT A WASTE OF MONEY!!!!!!!!!!!!!! IS THIS WHAT PEOPLE ARE SPENDING MILLIONS OF DOLLARS ON??!
LOS ANGELES (CN) - A federal judge awarded Black Eyed Peas songwriter will.i.am $1 million in costs and attorney's fees for defending against a claim that the band infringed copyright in the 2009 hit, "I Gotta Feeling." The judge awarded another $1.3 million in attorney's fees to the band's producer, and $50,000 to the record label. - Read More HERE
[Randy] California [of the band Spirit] doesn't seem to have griped about Stairway's genesis, at least publicly, for decades. Finally, citing the gigs they played together, California told journalist Jeff McLaughlin in the winter 1997 issue of Listener magazine that Led Zeppelin had filched his song. "I'd say it was a ripoff," California said. "And the guys made millions of bucks on it and never said 'Thank you,' never said, 'Can we pay you some money for it?' It's kind of a sore point with me. Maybe someday their conscience will make them do something about it." On Jan. 2, 1997, California drowned while rescuing his 12-year-old son from a rip current in Hawaii. Now the late California's allegation may get its day in court. Andes and the trust that handles California's royalties say they're teaming up to seek credit for Stairway. They're working with Francis Alexander Malofiy, a Philadelphia lawyer whose cases include a pending suit against the singer Usher over the writing credit for the song Bad Girl, which Usher is fighting [EDITOR'S NOTE: I'll have to check this one out]. Starting in June, Led Zeppelin is preparing to cash in anew on Stairway and other hits by releasing all its albums in deluxe, remastered vinyl and CD editions. Malofiy says he is going to file a copyright infringement lawsuit and seek an injunction to block the rerelease of the album containing the song. The idea behind this is to make sure that Randy California is given a writing credit on Stairway to Heaven," says Malofiy, 36, who says he grew up with posters of Led Zeppelin on his bedroom wall. "It's been a long time coming." -source: Bloomberg BusinessWeek[mini_player audio="/music/ben_j/spirit_taurus2.mp3" artist="Spirit" track="Taurus" year="1968"] [mini_player audio="/music/led_zeppelin-stairway-to-heaven.mp3" artist="Led Zeppelin" track="Stairway to Heaven" year="1971"] [mini_player audio="/music/dolly_parton-we-used-to.mp3" artist="Dolly Parton" track="We Used To" year="1975"] Ben wrote a great post that covers A LOT of Led Zeppelin soundalikes. Led Zeppelin vs. The World Led Zeppelin vs. Chicago vs. Green Day vs. The White Stripes Coheed and Cambria vs. Led Zeppelin Devo vs. Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin vs. Rage Against the Machine And just for fun, here's that great scene from Wayne's World. [youtube]RD1KqbDdmuE[/youtube]
(There is no shortage of photos of Beastie Boys going "wuhhhhhh??!!")
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And here ya go:
Beastie Boys - "Girls" (1986)
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