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How Many Of These Songs Would You Take Credit For If You Went Back In Time?

You know how Marty McFly claimed to be the author of "Johnny B. Goode" in Back to the Future? It's like that.

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  1. Chuck Berry,
    Chuck Berry, "Johnny B. Goode"
    Prince,
    Prince, "Purple Rain"
    Led Zeppelin,
    Led Zeppelin, "Stairway to Heaven"
    Nirvana,
    Nirvana, "Smells Like Teen Spirit"
    Britney Spears,
    Britney Spears, "Baby One More Time"
    Bonnie Tyler,
    Bonnie Tyler, "Total Eclipse of the Heart"
    Literally every song by The Beatles
    Literally every song by The Beatles
    Mariah Carey,
    Mariah Carey, "All I Want for Christmas Is You"
    "The Imperial March" from Star Wars
    Rae Sremmurd,
    Rae Sremmurd, "Black Beatles"
    Oasis,
    Oasis, "Wonderwall"
    Blink-182,
    Blink-182, "What's My Age Again?"
    Eric Clapton,
    Eric Clapton, "Tears In Heaven"
    Puff Daddy and Faith Evans,
    Puff Daddy and Faith Evans, "I'll Be Missing You"
    Kelly Clarkson,
    Kelly Clarkson, "Since U Been Gone"
    Marvin Gaye,
    Marvin Gaye, "I Heard It Through the Grapevine"
    Taylor Swift,
    Taylor Swift, "You Belong with Me"
    Michael Jackson,
    Michael Jackson, "Don't Stop Til You Get Enough"
    Louis Armstrong,
    Louis Armstrong, "What A Wonderful World"
    Queen,
    Queen, "Bohemian Rhapsody"
    Tag Team,
    Tag Team, "Whoomp (There It Is)"
    Beyoncé,
    Beyoncé, "Single Ladies"
    James Brown,
    James Brown, "Papa's Got A Brand New Bag"
    The Killers,
    The Killers, "Mr. Brightside"
    Kanye West, Nicki Minaj, Jay Z, Rick Ross, and Bon Iver,
    Kanye West, Nicki Minaj, Jay Z, Rick Ross, and Bon Iver, "Monster"
    Stevie Wonder,
    Stevie Wonder, "Sir Duke"
    "When the Saints Go Marching In"
    Madonna,
    Madonna, "Like A Prayer"
    Human League,
    Human League, "Don't You Want Me"
    Billy Joel,
    Billy Joel, "Piano Man"
    Hall & Oates,
    Hall & Oates, "Private Eyes"
    The theme from <i>Jeopardy!</i>
    The theme from Jeopardy!
    Bruce Springsteen,
    Bruce Springsteen, "Born to Run"
    Carly Rae Jepsen,
    Carly Rae Jepsen, "Call Me Maybe"
    Wu-Tang Clan,
    Wu-Tang Clan, "Wu-Tang Clan Ain't Nuthing ta Fuck Wit"
    TLC,
    TLC, "Waterfalls"
    Rednex,
    Rednex, "Cotton Eye Joe"
    "The Star Spangled Banner"
    Rammstein,
    Rammstein, "Du Hast"
    Backstreet Boys,
    Backstreet Boys, "I Want It That Way"
    U2,
    U2, "Sunday Bloody Sunday"
    Journey,
    Journey, "Don't Stop Believin'"
    Katy Perry,
    Katy Perry, "Teenage Dream"
    Miles Davis,
    Miles Davis, "So What?"
    Skrillex,
    Skrillex, "Bangarang"
    Chainsmokers/Halsey,
    Chainsmokers/Halsey, "Closer"
    Smash Mouth,
    Smash Mouth, "All Star"
    Ramones,
    Ramones, "Blitzkrieg Bop"
    Thelonius Monk,
    Thelonius Monk, "Round Midnight"
    "Oh, Susanna"
    Sheryl Crow,
    Sheryl Crow, "If It Makes You Happy"
    Psy,
    Psy, "Gangnam Style"
    Spice Girls,
    Spice Girls, "Wannabe"
    Lil Jon and the East Side Boyz,
    Lil Jon and the East Side Boyz, "Get Low"
    Elton John,
    Elton John, "Tiny Dancer"
    Fiona Apple,
    Fiona Apple, "Criminal"
    Rick Astley,
    Rick Astley, "Never Gonna Give You Up"
    Avril Lavigne,
    Avril Lavigne, "Complicated"
    Samwell,
    Samwell, "What What (In the Butt)"
    Bob Dylan,
    Bob Dylan, "The Times They Are A Changin'"

How Many Of These Songs Would You Take Credit For If You Went Back In Time?

Hey, you're not *that* much of a plagiarist! You probably chose some really good ones.

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That's a lot of songs, but not too many. Nice to see you weren't too greedy with this.

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Wow, that's a lot of songs to steal. Looks like you're gonna be known as the greatest songwriter in history!

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