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Madonna SUED

Over Vogue's Horniness

7/12/2012 6:03 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Madonna
is being sued over her dance megahit Vogue -- because she allegedly never paid to make the song SO DAMN HORNY.

A record company named VMG Salsoul filed the lawsuit against Madonna in L.A., claiming the singer sampled the horns and strings from Salsoul Orchestra's 1977 dance song "Chicago Bus Stop (Ooh, I Love It)."



According to the lawsuit, Madonna never paid to use the samples -- and has illegally profited off the instrumentals since she released Vogue in 1990.



So why did it take so long? VMG Salsoul claims the samples aren't obvious ... and were only recently detected thanks to new technology that can help isolate and identify individual sounds.

VMG Salsoul is now suing for copyright infringement -- demanding unspecified damages.

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1.

Carl    

So only a computer can tell they are similar? Strong case you got there.

782 days ago
2.

Jen    

Worst. Writers. Ever.

782 days ago
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Majestik    

Won't there be a Statute of Limitations on this?

782 days ago
4.

JoejPaige    

Yet, she accuses Gaga of stealing any moment she gets.

782 days ago
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gpzjack    

I don't hear it at all..it will get tossed. More lawyers with nothing to lose

782 days ago
6.

Kelly    

I don't hear a similarity at all.

782 days ago
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Max Smart    

Haha. I'm a professional arranger and these people don't have a hope in hell of winning this lawsuit. Lawyers should go to school and get music degrees before they take on these far-fetched money-grabbing cases as most of the claims are baseless (no pun intended). Madonna has a much better case against Gaga for "Born This Way". You can't sue for a horn stab that falls on the same beat.

782 days ago
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MrHarrybawls2010    

Madonna was on top of the world in 1992. Then , in 1993 she went on Letterman, acted like a complete azz and its been a slow decline ever since.

782 days ago
9.

TruthMuhSucka    

(vanilla ice): same horse**it happened to me!!!

782 days ago
10.

big'un    

Sounds like BS to me.

782 days ago
11.

Swann    

Not hearing it....

782 days ago
12.

craig    

Alot of people cashing in on celebs..when I was 17 I went to Coney Island hospital to visit a friend and I got punched in my mouth by rapper Old Dirty Bastard and Redman,I should a could a

782 days ago
13.

Aaron    

A court case based on a computer linking a soundwave, even though you can't actually hear it with the human ear!? Yeah, that'll get through! Not.

782 days ago
14.

Kat    

Madonna has always been very open about sampling for many of her songs. Mostly Abba. Gaga, on the other hand, said Born this Way didn't use the entire chorus section of Express Yourself, which Madonna openly talked about sampling Staple Singers.

782 days ago
15.

jimi    

22 years later..... really?

782 days ago
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