Think Twice, It May Not Be Alright: Dylan's Music Battles

Law360, New York (October 13, 2016, 10:00 PM EDT) -- Bob Dylan, who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature on Thursday, has been on both ends of a number of copyright and plagiarism controversies over his five decades in music. As the world reflects on the songwriter’s legendary career, here’s a quick look back.

Bob Dylan has long preached that artists should be free to borrow and build on each other's works. (AP) 1963 – Newsweek Calls Dylan a Plagiarist

Just a few years after he “popped up out of nowhere, another unknown, unscrubbed face in Greenwich Village,” Newsweek wrote a now-infamous takedown of the budding folk star — describing...

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