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This Mashup Shows Why Sam Smith Is Paying Tom Petty Royalties for Stay With Me

This past weekend Sam Smith’s rep confirmed that Tom Petty and Jeff Lynne have now been co-credited as writers for Smith’s Grammy-nominated hit “Stay With Me” after ‘undeniable similarities’ were acknowledged between Petty’s 1989 hit, “I Won’t Back Down”. Smith’s rep maintains the similarities are a ‘complete coincidence’. A recent YouTube mashup shows the similarities…