The Beatles: Extraordinary Plagiarists

The Beatles: Extraordinary Plagiarists is a 2012 non-fiction book by musicologist Edgar O. Cruz, which examines how British group the Beatles managed to steal ideas from African-American music and avoid accusations of plagiarism by restricting copying to within the legal two bars of music. Over 213 officially released songs are scrutinized.

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Cruz, Edgar O. (2012) The Beatles: Extraordinary Plagiarists. Manila: Exom Publishing. ISBN 978-971-94954-0-6

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