Fairness Rocks News Led Zeppelin to face new Stairway to Heaven trial


Fairness Rocks News Led Zeppelin to face new Stairway to Heaven trial

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Author: BBC News

Date: September 28, 2018

Original Source: BBC News

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Led Zeppelin to face new Stairway to Heaven trial

Led Zeppelin face a new trial over claims the band stole a guitar riff for their 1971 song, Stairway to Heaven.

A California appeals court overruled a 2016 case that said the band did not steal the opening of their hit from Taurus by the band Spirit.

The court cited a series of errors by the previous case’s judge.

Led Zeppelin band members Jimmy Page and Robert Plant, however, say the song is their masterpiece, which they wrote in a Welsh cottage.

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