copyright infringement or homage???
what about this one? (famous case, i know, but still interesting as george harrison always maintained he was inspired by "oh happy day")
oh happy day (definitely hear george's inspiration)
there's also madonna and lenny kravitz being sued by public enemy for justify my love. interesting as public enemy's producer had to defend that it was actually his beat and not a james brown sample. hmmmm? read about it > here
the list goes on and on, i'm sure you all know of a few yourself.
and for shit's and giggles...you must click this > link
consumerist article on antebellum/alan parsons project > here