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terrykumar
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« on: June 11, 2009, 10:00:35 AM »

We all know that some musicians are really influenced by some other musicians (oh here we go again..) which affects their writing / composing style. But what if a song REALLY sounds like another song? I found it difficult to judge whether its just an influence or plagiarism.

So i did some research on the internet and I found some information about plagiarism:

The claim against the publisher of the song, which was co-written by Jeffrey Bass and Eminem, was brought by the writer of the 1960s hit “Daydream" performed by The Wallace Collection. The allegation was based on eight bars of a melody used in "Daydream" and in the refrain of "Cleanin’ Out My Closet".

So if a song has exactly the same chord progression, melody, harmonics as the other song for 8 (eight) bars, then it will be considered as plagiarism.

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« Reply #1 on: June 11, 2009, 10:08:12 AM »

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