Alicia Keys Getting SUED For Copyright Infringement For 'Girl On Fire' Original Track 'Hey There Lonely Girl' -- Track Inside

Alicia Keys Getting SUED For Copyright Infringement For Girl On Fire' Original Track Hey There Lonely Girl. Alicia Keys may be a girl on fire, but now it seems that she is also a girl getting sued.Keys is facing a copyright infringement suit from songwriter Earl Shuman. THR reports that Shuman is suing Keys over her latest hit single, "Girl on Fire."

 

According to THR, Shuman alleges that Keys borrowed from a song he wrote in 1962, that was recorded as Eddie Holman's 1969 song "Hey There Lonely Girl" -- take a listen above.

 

The similarities between "Hey There Lonely Girl" and "Girl on Fire," were originally publicized by Showbiz411's Roger Friedman. Friedman writes, "In the middle of the song, Alicia sings a couplet or so from Eddie Holman’s 1970 classic 'Hey There Lonely Girl.' The song was written by Leon Carr and Earl Shuman, who are both gone to rock and rock and roll heaven."

 

Shuman commented on the post soon after, writing, "Hi Roger, I am the co-writer of 'Hey There Lonely Girl' and I appreciate your recognizing an important part of 'Lonely Girl' in Alicia Keys' new recording. Thanks for your expertise. By the way, though my dear friend Leon Carr is in Rock and Roll Heaven, I’m still here on the ground, writing songs. Earl Shuman."

 

He reportedly held such high esteem for Friedman's piece that he included it in his case against Keys.

Hey there lonely girl 

Girl on fire. 

 

 

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Comment by The Staff on December 19, 2012 at 7:46am

They shouldn't be allowed to Sue Alicia Keys directly.  

Comment by The Staff on December 19, 2012 at 7:46am

The record label, must clear all music before it's released to the public. 

Comment by The Staff on December 19, 2012 at 7:47am

I will listen to both songs again to hear the copy right infringment 

Comment by Nova Charles on December 19, 2012 at 9:29am

Wish her good luck!

Comment by Nova Charles on December 19, 2012 at 9:30am

People can't make music anymore without a lawsuit

Comment by Marco "ILL SKILLS" Debart on December 19, 2012 at 11:45am

Man.. that song been covered like 10 times allready ( Donny Esmond, The Softones, The Stylistics, Barry Bigg, Shaun Cassidy, Robert John, Glen Adams, Flakes and others ). and he buggin about 1 line ..???

Looking for that fast cash Eddie ?? !! 

Comment by DADDYMACK on December 19, 2012 at 1:11pm

I dont hear it the comparisons even the verse hes talking about. and on the other hand I want to break out some SEGRAMS GIN lissening to hey they lonely girl.......LMAO hahahahahahahahahahahahah GTFOH her son hahahaha

Comment by DADDYMACK on December 19, 2012 at 1:12pm

Damn brothaz be coming from Mummy Caves to get their money mane hahahahahahah
Get it how u live but damn-

We thought u was dead nigga.......lmao hahahahahah

Comment by DADDYMACK on December 19, 2012 at 1:12pm

Great post @ Futuristic blogger!

Comment by Telj1thatdude! on December 19, 2012 at 2:42pm

Being a song writer/producer and seeing how shady shit is 1st hand,  I'm always gonna side with the person who say there work has been stolen.   Sorta like working a 9-5 and your boss is taking credit for your ideas and getting the bonus that should be yours.  (seen that as well) No one can make their own shit anymore from movies to music.  Did all the creativity and daring to be different just fall off the planet??? 

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