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Musical Plagiarism At It's Worst

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If you think the Red Hot Chilli Pepper's "Dani California" did some some sly thievery at the hands of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers "Mary Jane's Last Dance", check this holdup by guitar and pen. The Offspring steal every nuance from "Ob La Di, Ob La Da" imaginable, right down to the between verse phrasings. Yes, the Beatles song kinda blows, but I've always enjoyed it for the barely audible Lennon mockeries in the background at the end of each McCartney verse.

Here's a short clip of the Beatles demo version.



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