Album: In Rock (Harvest,1970) Chart pos:N/A
Thieving bastards of the world unite.
I was looking at this article on the top five thieving bastards on pop music and amongst dross like Black Eyed Peas and (obviously) Andrew Lloyd Webber there were seminal bands like Led Zepplin and Deep Purple. For one of Deep Purple's many live staples in the early 70's Child in Time they half- inched the main organ riff from psych-poppers It's a Beautiful Day's Bombay Calling even blatantly admitting it in later years. Still bearing in mind the stolen organ riff the song is still a classic.
Oh and here's the song where they stole the riff.