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Men at Work Flautist Hit Hard by Copyright-Infringement Lawsuit

Here's Greg Ham — the man behind the flute riff on Men at Work's "Down Under" that just got the band successfully sued for cribbing the Australian kids' song "Kookaburra" — on how the decision will affect his life: "We'll face massive legal costs ... I'll never see another cent out of ["Down Under"] again. At the end of the day, I'll end up selling my house." A sad day for flautists everywhere. [Guardian UK]