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Dave S

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Just to try a spin on the share good music thread, I thought I'd start one about songs that either flat-out plagiarized or "borrowed" chord progressions from others.

We all know the Kid Rock tune that uses the same chord progression from Lynard Skynard's Sweet Home Alabama and Warren Zevon's Werewolves of London but are there others that you may know of?

Here's one that has a hint of Pink Floyd's Comfortably Numb. Beginning at about 2:08 in the video of W.A.S.P's The Idol is a hint of David Gilmore's guitar riff. See if you can notice the similarities:

W.A.S.P. The Idol

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I see what your getting at, but I think it's more of an "homage". David Gilmour being one of the greatest guitarists of all time (IMHO) has influenced many aspiring axe men.

It would be cool to find out Bob Kulick(sp) was a huge fan of Gilmour.

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Maybe "sampled" is a better description than plagiarized. wink

This. Don't forget that often the person singing the song isn't the one that wrote it or owns the rights to it.

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Maybe "sampled" is a better description than plagiarized. wink

You could drop about 50% of all rap songs into this catagory...

You could put 100% of pop music in there, since they all use the exact same chord progression

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