Ed Sheeran is being sued for the similarity between Thinking Out Loud and Marvin Gaye’s Let’s Get it On. This makes absolutely no sense - yes, Thinking Out Loud uses similar chords, but you can’t own chords, and if you could, that would be making a mockery of how music has been made for centuries.
"Your manuscript is both good and original; but the part that is good is not original, and the part that is original is not good." -- attributed to Mark Twain
THE LAWSUIT https://www.courthousenews.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/SheeranGaye.pdf
Rick Beato’s Video on the Ed Sheeran lawsuit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0kt1DXu7dlo
HUGO REIMANN “HARMONY SIMPLIFIED” (lol) https://ia800207.us.archive.org/5/items/cu31924022305357/cu31924022305357.pdf
Essay on parallelklang https://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/673f/5477aba046ee753cb34393f4cb50d3b680ff.pdf
Broad vs. thin copyright protection https://www.law.com/therecorder/2018/05/07/should-musical-works-be-entitled-to-broad-or-thin-copyrig...
PALESTRINA - Motettuorum Quinque Vocibus https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jkY_TzewVCk
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