Tuesday Tunes: Our Favorite Songs You Didn’t Know Were Sampled

It’s become more and more common for artists to sample others, but sometimes the reference goes above our heads. Which of your favorite songs have actually been sampled by others? You might find that some surprise you!

“Rock Me” (Queen’s We Will Rock You) – One Direction
“Blurred Lines” (Marvin Gaye’s Got To Give it Up) Robin Thicke ft. Pharrell and T.I.
“Die in your Arms” (Michael Jackson’s We’ve Got a Good Thing Going) Justin Bieber
“Anaconda” (Sir Mix A Lot’s Baby Got Back) Nicki Minaj
“Whatcha Say” (Imogen Heap’s Hide and Seek)Jason Derulo
“Stronger” (Daft Punk’s Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger) – Kanye West
“Break Your Heart Right Back” (Diana Ross’ I’m Coming Out) Ariana Grande ft. Childish Gambino
“Can I Kick It?” (Lou Reed’s Walk on the Wild Side) – A Tribe Called Quest
“Last Nite” (Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers’ American Girl) – The Strokes
“Block Rockin’ Beats” – (Schoolly D’s Gucci Again) – The Chemical Brothers
“Silver Lining” (George Harrison’s My Sweet Lord) – Rilo Kiley
“Crazy in Love” (The Chi-Lites’ Are You My Woman (Tell Me So)) – Beyoncé, JAY Z
“Marvin Gaye” (Ben E. King’s Stand By Me) Charlie Puth ft. Meghan Trainor
“Young Forever” (Alphaville’s Forever Young) – Jay Z ft. Mr. Hudson
“Stay With Me” (Tom Petty’s I Won’t Back Down)Sam Smith


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