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Old 07-30-2019, 08:42 AM
Dead Cat is offline
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It's a very tricky issue, because on the one hand, as others have already said it's extremely easy to independently write a piece of music that sounds very similar to one that has gone before, without ever having heard the original, on the other hand you can't just let plagiarists off if they claim this is what happened. I'm not familiar with either of the songs in this case, but I can easily believe either version is the true sequence of events, based on just reading the thread. It comes down to which side you think offers the more credible case. But then, that's hardly unique to this type of trial.

Last edited by Dead Cat; 07-30-2019 at 08:43 AM.