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RE: Pagey vs the Beatles RE: beck the elder (was "here is...")

Title: RE: Pagey vs the Beatles RE: beck the elder (was "here is...")

>>The difference is that the Fab Four never earned Pagey's reputation as a plagiarist. Correct me if I'm wrong, but the Beatles never pretended to have written someone else's song....<<

not, certainly, to the same degree as page & some of the other blues/rock artists, but lennon did come a cropper over a line in "come together" which resulted in his having to appease chuck berry by recording at least one of the latter's songs for "rock & roll", post-beatles. & whilst not strictly musical magpies in the same sense as led zep et al, the beatles were certainly at least influenced by what they heard- byrds, dylan, varese, stockhausen, cage......



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