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Johnny Depp and Jeff Beck reviewing claims they stole lyrics from a poem

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Johnny Depp and Jeff Beck have said the duo will review allegations they stole lyrics from a poem on their collaborative album ’18’.The poem Hobo featured in a 1974 book about toasts, Get Your Ass In The Water And Swim Like Me, by Bruce Jackson, reports Rolling Stone.It revolves around a man named Slim Wilson who also vocalised the poem and featured the following lyrics: “Ladies of culture and beauty so refined, is there one among you that would grant me wine?/ I’m raggedy I know, but I have no stink/ And God bless the lady that’ll buy me a drink/ Heavy-hipted Hattie turned to Nadine with a laugh/ And said, ‘What that funky motherfucker really need, child, is a bath.”Depp and Beck’s collaboration ‘Sad Motherfuckin’ Parade’ has allegedly pulled a number of lines from the poem including: “I’m raggedy, I know, but I have no stink,” “God bless the lady that’ll buy me a drink,” and “What that funky motherfucker really needs, child, is a bath.”Jackson claims that he hasn’t been credited by Depp or Beck.Now, a spokesperson for Depp and Beck said: “We are reviewing the inquiry relating to the song Sad Motherfuckin’ Parade on the 18 album by Jeff Beck and Johnny Depp.

If appropriate, additional copyright credits will be added to all forms of the album.”Jackson told Rolling Stone: “The only two lines I could find in the whole piece that [Depp and Beck] contributed are ‘Big time motherfucker’ and ‘Bust it down to my level’.

Everything else is from Slim’s performance in my book.“I’ve never encountered anything like this. I’ve been publishing stuff for 50 years, and this is the first time anybody has just ripped something off and put his own name on it.”Jackson’s son, Michael Lee Jackson added that he was looking into possible legal.

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