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Elton John Responds to Copyright Lawsuit For 'Nikita'

  • Aired: 1/14/2012
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Elton John was recently sued by Gary Hobbs, who claimed E.J. stole his song lyrics for 1985's 'Nikita'. Elton's lawyer's that you can't copyright an idea and the common phrase 'I need you' and the words 'just' and 'never'. Needless to say Elton wants the case dismissed- ASAP.

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