Stairway to Heaven - now making money for lawyers
Posted: 12 April 2016 07:29 AM   [ Ignore ]
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http://www.theguardian.com/music/2016/apr/12/stairway-to-heavens-opening-chords-may-have-been-stolen-judge-says

Led Zeppelin’s lead singer Robert Plant and guitarist Jimmy Page must face a US jury trial over whether they stole opening chords for their 1971 classic Stairway to Heaven.

Here’s the song allegedly “stolen”

Taurus- Spirit
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xd8AVbwB_6E

I’m very unimpressed with their riff and the tune in general.
But I’m no musician.

This guy is a musician does a nice dissection

Stairway To Heaven Vs Taurus Guitar examination Led Zeppelin Vs Spirit
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PCEg9gMJakU&nohtml5;

LED ZEPPELIN’S unforgettable song
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Q7Vr3yQYWQ

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Posted: 12 April 2016 07:33 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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Good analysis. i noticed the similarity long ago, but don’t think there is enough to justify this lawsuit. Jake Holmes, however, had a much better case when he sued Jimmy Page over Dazed and Confused in 2010, but I couldn’t find any judgment. Jake Holmes opened for the Yardbirds in 1967 when Jimmy Page was their guitarist.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pTsvs-pAGDc&nohtml5=False

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Posted: 13 April 2016 06:29 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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I trust whatever Darron says, in this matter.  Ruling in favor of the defendant.  Case closed.

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