Did he rip off Mellencamp?

Discussion in 'The Bar' started by BrulesRules, Feb 2, 2015.

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Did Moakler rip off Mellencamp?

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  1. BrulesRules

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    From time to time you see those music artists getting sued for ripping off other people's songs without permission. Think I might have just found one myself while listening to Pandora. Or maybe I'm just crazy, listen to the first few seconds of the song below by steve Moaker and tell me the guitar part is not exactly the same as Pink Houses by Johnny Cougar Mellencamp.


    Steve Moakler
    "Play You Down"


    John Cougar Mellencamp
    "Pink Houses"
     
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  2. Chigs

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    Yikes. Thats pretty blatant.
     
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    sweet, at least I'm not the only person that thought so. I need to contact a lawyer and make some money off this :cheer:
     
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    Probably just as egregious as that Sam Smith/Petty deal.
     
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    Sounds like this...

     
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    Guilty!
     
  7. BrulesRules

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    I did hear about this one. I heard Petty was pretty cool about it and told the guy he wouldn't ask for any money just for a writing credit.
     
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    :no:
     
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    The Petty release I read was great on his part. He basically said that these things happen accidentally all the time. He said he didnt even know how all this got released to the public. He was really cool about it
     
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    Someone needs to pay for this with their life if necessary.
     
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    Sounds exactly like it.
     
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    damn right son! :derp:
     
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    Yes and Yes.

    I hope Mellencamp's lawyers are gearing up.
     
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    And that song sucks so fucking bad. What channel are you listening to on Pandora? We may need to have a talk.

    :c
     
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    It's the same. But, 2 opening chords doesn't make a whole song a rip off.

    In the other (Petty) song, it was the entire chorus that was the same. That was much worse.
     
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    One shitty artist stealing from another shitty artist.

    WGAS? :dontknow:
     
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    He needs a lawyer. Try this guy

     
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    :jj: I'm listening to The Wild Feathers station.
     
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    2 simple, easy to play, common chords.
     
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    Why is it when I look at vanilla Ice I think of Ryan Lever?