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#1134913 - 01/12/18 02:06 PM AND THE PLOT THICKENS!  
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A news story currently posted on Fox News says Tim McGraw and Faith Hill are being sued for Copyright Infringement.


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#1134914 - 01/12/18 03:09 PM Re: AND THE PLOT THICKENS! [Re: Ray E. Strode]  
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There are only so many different melodies in the world that this doesn't happen. Doesn't mean it was purposely.

#1134994 - 01/14/18 12:46 PM Re: AND THE PLOT THICKENS! [Re: Ray E. Strode]  
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If I were a betting person I would bet that at this point any hit song has a swarm of lawyers combing over it looking for a law suit.

#1135078 - 01/16/18 01:30 AM Re: AND THE PLOT THICKENS! [Re: Sue Rarick]  
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Originally Posted by Sue Rarick
If I were a betting person I would bet that at this point any hit song has a swarm of lawyers combing over it looking for a law suit.


Yeah, that or maybe they stole someone's work.. guess we'll find out.


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#1135111 - 01/16/18 02:14 PM Re: AND THE PLOT THICKENS! [Re: Ray E. Strode]  
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Apparently, if the artist likes you, he won't sue....

https://www.app.com/story/entertain...iss-and-outlaw-pete-connection/981835001

“Kiss have sued lots of people (for plagiarism) and won,” Simmons told The Guardian. “But some people we don’t sue. We didn’t sue Bruce Springsteen for ‘Outlaw Pete’. How do we decide who to sue and who not to? We like Springsteen. We don’t sue.”

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#1135117 - 01/16/18 06:41 PM Re: AND THE PLOT THICKENS! [Re: Ray E. Strode]  
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The exposure is worth it.
Sam Smith did ok out of the Tom Petty law suite on "I won't back down/Stay with me".

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#1135178 - 01/18/18 02:42 PM Re: AND THE PLOT THICKENS! [Re: Sue Rarick]  
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Originally Posted by Sue Rarick
If I were a betting person I would bet that at this point any hit song has a swarm of lawyers combing over it looking for a law suit.


The recent ruling against Blurred lines (which was totally wrong) set a terrible precedent and has created a whole knew sea of lawyers licking their chops at potential new business that that ruling has created.

#1135181 - 01/18/18 02:49 PM Re: AND THE PLOT THICKENS! [Re: Ray E. Strode]  
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To me it's just a way of trying to get money from music which is not there any more.

If you didn't make e 2.5 million on music sales, perhaps you can get it out of an artist who likely has it, by suing.

I think Chuck Berrys estate should sue every piece of music that has come along since....now that's a law suit!

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#1135196 - 01/18/18 07:04 PM Re: AND THE PLOT THICKENS! [Re: Brian Austin Whitney]  
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Originally Posted by Brian Austin Whitney
Originally Posted by Sue Rarick
If I were a betting person I would bet that at this point any hit song has a swarm of lawyers combing over it looking for a law suit.


Yeah, that or maybe they stole someone's work.. guess we'll find out.

I said on another forum I was going to live to be 120 and then sue anyone that used a I IV V progression and say it was mine and to have someone that was around then to prove I didn't - LOL


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