Batkid roots on 49ers
Storm causes bad crash
Singer has Asperger's
Are you part of the rising rich?
Early Hobbit review
New subscription model
Myanmar musicians are faking pop tracks (and it's working)
How a censored nation spawned an alternative rock 'n' roll reality.
By Patrick Winn, GlobalPost
Posted: 09/18/2013 12:00:23 PM PDT
Updated: 09/18/2013 06:41:12 PM PDT
Mock stars: Myanmar's pop plagiarists
YANGON, Myanmar - Imagine a game of "Name That Tune" with two metal heads as contestants.One is from Myanmar, a Southeast Asian nation still shaking off totalitarian rule.The other is from Florida.Within six notes - and even after six beers - both could identify the iconic guitar intro to "Enter Sandman" by Metallica. It is, after all, the best-known riff by one of the most popular metal bands ever. But in Myanmar, the isolated nation formerly titled Burma, the song ...
"Mock stars: Myanmar's pop plagiarists"
Return to Top
Article commenting rules of the road
comments powered by Disqus.
comments powered by
How to become Santa Claus in 3 days
A Michigan school specializes in training would-be Santas.
Watch a basketball court become a hockey arena
Notable Americans going to Mandela's memorial
Want to feel the climate of Mordor? Go to Texas
( CBS )
Tonight's TV picks: Victoria's Secret Fashion Show; 'Sons of Anarchy' finale
'Sons of Anarchy' to end with a bang?
Betsy Franco fictionalizes the life of Camille Claudel in 'Naked'
Review: 'Linked Verse' enthralling, but lacks direction
Outdoor pets need special help in the winter
(AP Photo, File)
Susan Boyle has Asperger's syndrome
The singer who became an overnight sensation on “Britain’s Got Talent” calls the diagnosis “a relief” and vows to keep performing.
Michael Jackson's sister gets married
Adam Sandler tops Forbes list of most overpaid actors
Paris Hilton threatening Lindsay Lohan?
The Bottom Line
MNG Corporate Site Map