The Riff
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The Riff

6 Cases of Musicians Behaving Badly

EMI., Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

Cover songs are effectively industry-sanctioned plagiarism. The promise of a few bucks in cover song royalty payments often cannot assuage the ruffled feathers of original musicians who see no reason to mess with their perfection. Originators’ skin tends to stretch thin.



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