Comparison of Riff - Kookaburra Song vs Down Under Listen for Yourself and Decide
The first tune is the flute riff from the song Down Under by the band Men at Work. The second is the tune from the Kookaburra Song
On 6 July 2010, a court of law ruled that the flute riff in the song Down Under was a copyright infringement as "Down Under reproduced a substantial part of Kookaburra". The band was ordered to pay royalties backdated to 2002.
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