10 Beatles Hits That ‘Rip Off’ Other Songs

From David Bennett Piano.

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The Beatles were certainly innovators and trailblazers, but they also did their fair share of borrowing from the musicians who had come before them. Most of the time these liftings were harmless homages, but on occasion wearing their influences on their sleeve wound the fab four up in legal troubles!

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The Quarrymen, “Baby, Let’s Play House”: https://youtu.be/hSdgFc5g4f0
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