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CNN On Satriani V. Coldplay

CNN On Satriani V. Coldplay

It's been over six months since guitar virtuoso Joe Satriani filed a copyright infringement suit against Coldplay, claiming the verse melody of "Viva La Vida" copies a guitar lick in his 2004 song "If I Could Fly." Coldplay still haven't apologized. Chris Martin says that while the whole ordeal is " inspiring " (?) the similarities are a coincidence . CNN braved a Chickenfoot show to get an update from Satriani.

(He jokes about it, but also he wants all the money.) The news network also talked to the guitarist's lawyer, who says YouTube users will be vital to his case. Because YouTube users are known for their good judgment. Continue reading CNN On Satriani V.

Coldplay.... 12:50 a.m. Friday 12th June 2009 EST
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