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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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31.

charles    

on the life of an alert, attentive, "dominating, restructuring" rocker. "keepin' it in the groove" is traditional for those with the energy.

744 days ago
32.

understutter    

go to Google and look up "Many Artists Madonna Stole From" and link to Aisha's website then see side by side comparisons proving Madonna is the queen of alterations. Regardless she may have used samples of instruments but the concept of the "Vogue" song came from Malcolm McLaren's "Deep In Vogue", the Madonna version of the video montages and bares a striking resemblance to his video for "Deep In Vogue" and as with the rest of her career she based the song and video off Mr. McLarens genius as done with so many others work, and recently she used a Sex Pistols song in W.E. Malcolm McLaren was one of the innovators behind the Sex Pistols.

744 days ago
33.

Cujeaux    

She copied all of the vogue dance moves ans poses from club kids and never gave them credit for it. Now she's accusing Gaga of being just like her, and means it as an insult.

744 days ago
34.

KMD    

Wow, it's hard to hear but Vogue DID sample the song. Listen to the horns between 5:13 and 5:16 in the Salsoul song and then listen to horns in Vogue at 0:56 and 1:02. It's exactly the same.

744 days ago
35.

whatever    

it doesn't even sound like it! WTF

744 days ago
36.

Chris    

That sample in Vogue is from MFSB's Love is the Message, and it's a lot more than just the horns. Not that I'm a fan, I just know a lot about music.

744 days ago
37.

Boitoy    

LMFAO... Who the F*ck are these people.. She didn't sample sh*t...

744 days ago
38.

JR    

"Love is the Message" and ""Ooh, I Love It (Love Break)" were the obvious influences on the track/ 'Vogue" brilliantly took elements of those tracks, as well as co-producer Shep Pettibone's remix of Janet Jackson's "Miss You Much," to make the wonder that is "Vogue." Heck- Pettibone even worked on a mix of the Salsoul Orchestra track!

744 days ago
39.

marsin    

I did not hear any similarity neither. FAIL!

744 days ago
40.

jhon    

how ironic, lol....

743 days ago
41.

Lenett    

This sounds like another fool trying to get money from another fool. At least the Lawyers are getting richer.Why would a so called star come back after years of not saying a word? Then go hog wild to become young again. I remember her saying I do not have very many friends, now I see why.

743 days ago
42.

jakeinlove    

LOL

743 days ago
43.

Risshi    

Desperate dead company trying to make cash for a sample that isn't obvious? What a joke. Its not like what gaga did to her that was just outright obvious.

738 days ago
44.

ksustudent    

Wait for it, wait for it, any second now, wait for it, Darn, the song ended, let me replay it for you.

Wait for it, wait for it, any second now, wait for it, I know it is here somewhere, ok, i think this is it, nope.

733 days ago
45.

LaLa    

You know Madonna doesn't care about Lourdes otherwise that hairy crap muncher Lourdes would be in a private school. Madonna doesn't want to spend the money because she doesn't like Lourdes.
I heard that Lourdes is in a serious relation ship with Frankie Gotti who is born into that New York Crime Family. Go figure Lourdes would be involved with that because she goes to public school and she knows her mother doesn't give a Sh*t about her.
LOURDES IS A F*CKING WHORE SLUT LIKE HER MOTHER. LOURDES WILL ALWAYS BE A B*TCH AND A WHORE THAT IS NOTHING.

499 days ago
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