>I read on alt.music.alternative somebody's post about how John Denver
>"successfully" sued New Order because NO's "Run" sounds too much like
>"Leaving on a Jet Plane."
>First, is it true? Did John Denver really sue New Order? Did he win?
>Can anybody cite a source?
He did start proceedings against New Order, and they settled out of court.
You could read this as an admission of guilt, or you could read it as
being cheaper and easier than trying to fight the case.
I remember the figure of £20000 being mentioned in the music press at the