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Led Zeppelin wins “Stairway to Heaven” plagiarism lawsuit by jury

Posted by on June 23, 2016

Led Zeppelin, the original rock and roll gods, have been under fire for awhile now. They stood accused of stealing their most famous song, Stairway to Heaven, from the band Spirit, a prog-rock band that gained prominence around the same time. The claim was that the intro guitar notes and chord progression was too similar […]

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Led Zeppelin may have stolen “Stairway to Heaven” judge says

Posted by on April 12, 2016

When thinking about Led Zeppelin, the first thing that comes to mind is their most famous song and every Guitar Center employees’ least favorite song “Stairway to Heaven.” But back in 2014, a lesser-known band called Spirit claimed that Robert Plant and Jimmy Page stole the opening riff from their song “Taurus” and filed a […]

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