The miffed trio maintain that Paul Harrington, who played harmonica player on “Timber”, was instructed to emulate “San Francisco Bay” to give it “an identical texture and sound”. But here’s where it gets even more complicated. It seems that Sony might have obtained a license to use their work but the songwriters still haven’t received a cent. Compare the tracks after the jump.
Here is Lee Oskar’s “San Francisco Bay”:
And the flawlessness of “Timber”:
Is it the same riff? Have your song in the comments below.
[Via Digital Spy].
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