The bass line from Shake Your Body (Down to the Ground) sounds the same as the sung hook "Run for the shadows" from the middle of Golden Years. Should Bowie get a writing credit for the Jacksons song?

David Bowie - Golden Years
The Jacksons - Shake Your Body (Down to the Ground)

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They do sound similar! Writing credit would be too much. After all its just a bassline which sounds similar, not the same.

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