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Posted: August 19, 2013 at 5:53 a.m.
Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines” is the song of the summer, spending 10 weeks at No. 1 on Billboard’s charts and still blaring out of cars and bars from sea to shining sea. Marvin Gaye’s 1977 hit “Got to Give It Up” was a clear inspiration for it, but were Thicke and his songwriting partners merely inspired by Gaye, or did they infringe on the copyright of the earlier song?
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Front Section, Pages 2 on 08/19/2013