Faces of plagiarism

George Harrison (1943-2001), formerly of the Beatles, was accused of musical copyright infringement of the Chiffon's "He's So Fine" in his own song, "My Sweet Lord." A judge ruled that Harrison had subconsciously plagiarized the 1962 tune, ordering him to pay $587,000 in damages.

Plagiarism cost Harrison a great deal of legal time and money, not to mention the damning accusation that his music was subconsciously influenced by an all-girl doo-wop band.

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