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Men At Work Found Guilty Of Plagiarism -

Men At Work will have to pay millions of dollars in compensation after a court ruled that the song `Down Under` ripped off the ancient `Kookaburra Sits In An Old Gum Tree`.

Marion Sinclair wrote the `Kookaburra` song 70 years ago for a Girl Guides competition. It was first performed in...

Men at Work Flute Refrain in Copyright Dispute -

Last year, Sydney-based Larrikin Music Publishing initiated compensation proceedings against the band Men at Work and their label EMI. Their claim is that the flute refrain from the Australian group’s 1980s hit "Down Under" was copied from the campfire anthem "Kookaburra." This particular song was originally written...

Men At Work Confronted By Plagiarism Lawsuit -

Eighties band Men At Work are being confronted with a plagiarism lawsuit over their popular song, “Land Down Under”.

A music publisher, Larrikin Music, claims that the band stole the flute melody from a popular children’s song called, “Kookaburra Sits In The Old Gum Tree”. The...

Men At Work, Rockwell & The Days of Music Videos -

So I’ve been really into Men At Work’s greatest hits collection, Contraband, the past week or so (see also: Hall & Oates’ Best Of, but we’ll get to that some other time). Let’s just say the next time I find myself karaoking, at Thai Angel at 4am, “Down Under” is...

Duran Duran - All You Need Is Now -

Following massive early success, ego-fuelled side projects, line-up changes and yachting accidents, Duran Duran completed the full rock career trajectory in 1993 with a triumphant comeback. The Ordinary World single and its parent album rekindled public affection and critical acclaim for a band most had consigned to nostalgia shows. Since...

Spandau Ballet and Tears for Fears Bring 80s Double Act to Oz -

It’s time to break out the spandex and leg warmers; Spandau Ballet are bringing their Reformation tour to Australia, and 80s megastars Tears for Fears are coming along for the ride.

Reformation is more than just the name of the tour, with both bands celebrating relatively recent reunions. After...

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