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Old 16th August 2019
Gear Maniac

Originally Posted by johnny nowhere View Post
Thinking about it on a different level - how many artists have used the line "I'm down on my knees, I'm beggin' you please"? Or how about "Seeking shelter from the storm"?

Personally, I wouldn't dare use these euphemisms because I'm already sick of them. However, is that grounds for plagiarism? Nah. Just beat to death lyrics.

I prefer George Harrison's outlook: "Nothing often says much more than something that's been said before."*

*(Not used by permission - but I doubt his estate will lose any royalties as a result of my post.)

I've once used a variant of that line...

"I fall down to my knees, I do just what I please
and it's wham bam thank you mam, I start to leave
she said oh hell no, now don't you go
take your time, take your time with me..."