|by Will Wikimedia Commons|
The duo was accused by the family of Marvin Gaye, of copying his 1970 music, "Got to give it up". This is not the first time for a copying lawsuit in the music industry and it could be a deliberate act or not. Pharrell Williams said that while he knew Marvin's Gaye's song as a youth, he did not copy any of it in Blurred Lines. The jury disagreed. Here are the two songs. I don't really see the similarities but then I am no expert in these things. What do you think?