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Led Zeppelin Lose Bid To Recoup Legal Fees

Michael Skidmore accused songwriters Jimmy Page and Robert Plant and their publishers of stealing the song's famous opening guitar riff from an instrumental written by the late Randy Wolfe, whose estate he oversees.A jury ruled...

Appeal Launched In Led Zeppelin 'Stairway To Heaven' Lawsuit

Michael Skidmore, who unsuccessfully sued Led Zeppelin for copyright infringement over their 1971 classic ‘Stairway to Heaven’, has filed a notice of appeal against the court’s ruling. In June Led Zeppelin were cleared of copying...

Jimmy Page Thanks Fans As Stairway To Heaven Legal Battle Rumbles On

Last month (Jun16), the rocker and former bandmate Robert Plant won a copyright infringement lawsuit against Michael Skidmore, who accused the musicians of stealing the song's famous opening guitar riff from an instrumental...

Appeal Filed Against Led Zeppelin

An appeal has been filed against Led Zeppelin after they were cleared of plagiarising the intro for 'Stairway to Heaven'.Michael Skidmore, a trustee for the late Spirit guitarist Randy California, has lodged the appeal against...

Lost Led Zeppelin Bbc Session Recovered

In 1969 the legendary rock band played a special set which was broadcast as part of Alexis Korner's Rhythm and Blues programme on BBC world service radio. It had been thought that...

Jimmy Page Risks Reigniting Row With Robbie Williams Over Building Work

The Led Zeppelin rocker, 72, lives in a 19th Century property in the West Kensington area of the British capital, where fellow musician Robbie also has his home. And when the Angels...

Led Zeppelin Stars Win Copyright Case

A federal jury rejected a lawsuit alleging that songwriters Jimmy Page and Robert Plant stole the opening guitar riff of the anthem from a tune written by the late Randy Wolfe. An...

Jury Deliberates The Fate Of Led Zeppelin Over Stairway To Heaven Copyright

After five days of trial, eight jurors will now decide if Robert Plant and Jimmy Page stole the guitar intro to Stairway to Heaven from late 60s pop band Spirit. Francis Malofiy,...

Led Zeppelin Lawyers Call For Halt To Stairway To Heaven Trial

Legal representatives for Jimmy Page, Robert Plant and Warner Music claim Francis Malofiy hasn't established the elements of copyright infringement. Malofiy is representing Michael Skidmore, the trustee of the estate of songwriter...

Stairway To Heaven Earnings At Centre Of Led Zeppelin Trial

Rocker Jimmy Page is charged with stealing the guitar riff for the band's classic song from track Taurus written and recorded by Randy California for his band Spirit. The late California refused...

Jimmy Page Grilled By Lawyer During Second Day Of Stairway To Heaven Trial

In an often awkward exchange with lawyer Francis Malofiy, the attorney representing the estate of songwriter Randy Wolfe, the rocker defended comments he made suggesting the guitar riff from his classic tune was...

Jimmy Page: 'I Didn't Hear The Song I'm Accused Of Ripping Off'

The star is charged with stealing the guitar riff for the band's classic song Stairway To Heaven from a track written and recorded by Randy California for his band Spirit. The late...

Stairway To Heaven Copyright Trial Begins In Los Angeles

The two rockers sat facing the potential jurors who will decide whether the band copied the famous guitar riff in Stairway to Heaven from Spirit's Taurus. Four men and four women were...

Led Zeppelin Stars May Be Compelled To Attend Copyright Trial

Michael Skidmore, a trustee for the late Randy Wolfe, also known as Randy California, is taking the British rockers to court over allegations the group's Stairway To Heaven classic was plagiarised from Taurus,...

Led Zeppelin Told They Can Settle 'Stairway To Heaven' Plagiarism Case For $1 Plus Writing Credit

As the jury trial concerning plagiarism over Led Zeppelin’s totemic rock song ‘Stairway To Heaven’ approaches, the lawyers suing the legendary rock group have apparently told them they can settle the case for $1 plus...

Judge In Led Zeppelin Copyright Case Rules Out Evidence

U.S. District J. Robert Gary Klausner, who is presiding over a trial which will decide whether the rock group's hit Stairway To Heaven was plagiarised from Taurus, a 1967 instrumental by the band...

Led Zeppelin To Face Jury Trial Over 'Stairway To Heaven' Copyright Claim

Led Zeppelin founders Robert Plant and Jimmy Page will face trial over whether they stole the opening chords for ‘Stairway To Heaven’ from Spirit’s 1967 instrumental, ‘Taurus’. On Friday (April 8th) US district judge Gary...

Led Zeppelin Copyright Case Allowed To Proceed To Trial

U.S. District Judge Gary Klausner ruled the rock group's classic Stairway To Heaven has similar elements to Taurus' 1967 instrumental, and there's enough of an argument to let a jury decide whether Plant...

Jimmy Page's Former Scottish Manor Destroyed By Fire

The Led Zeppelin star bought Boleskine House near Loch Ness in 1970 and even shot scenes for the band's 1976 concert film, The Song Remains the Same, at the property, but he reportedly...

Jimmy Page Planning To Record Solo Album Next Year

The rocker recently finished curating and revamping the band's catalogue for release after years of dreaming of a Led Zep reunion tour and now he wants to turn his focus to his own...

Robbie Williams Facing Fresh Row Over Renovations

The former Take That star spent months locked in a property war with Page after applying for planning permission to make a number of changes to his luxury mansion in the Holland Park...

Keith Richards: Led Zeppelin Are 'Hollow'

Keith Richards has branded Led Zeppelin ''hollow''.The Rolling Stones rocker has revealed he's never been a fan of the band and while he thinks Jimmy Page is a great guitarist he didn't like him performing...

Jimmy Page Admits He Can't Foresee Another Led Zeppelin Reunion Happening

Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page has admitted he can’t see the band holding any future reunion shows. The last time the legendary band took to the stage together was in 2007 for a one-off gig...

Jimmy Page Loses Property Battle With Robbie Williams

The Led Zeppelin rocker has been locked in a property war with the former Take That star since January (15) after Williams lodged an application to redesign his home in London's Holland Park...

Robbie Williams' House Plans Approved

Robbie Williams has triumphed in his planning battle with Jimmy Page.The 41-year-old singer - who has kids Teddy, two, and Charlton, eight months, with wife Ayda Field - has been granted permission to refurbish his...

Jimmy Page Hasn't Been 'Missing' Led Zeppelin

Jimmy Page doesn't miss Led Zeppelin. The 72-year-old guitarist insists he hasn't been ''missing'' his former group - fronted by Robert Plant - over the last few years as he has been so busy working...

Peter Frampton Backs Crowdfunding Campaign For New Guitar Tuning System

The Show Me the Way hitmaker reveals he wanted to help promote the Crowdfunder.com initiative because he is convinced other musicians will benefit greatly from the device, which allows players to change tuning...

Led Zeppelin Respond To Stairway To Heaven Plagiarism Lawsuit

U.S. attorney Francis Malofiy, who represents late Spirit guitarist Randy California, filed court papers in Pennsylvania last year (14), alleging the British rockers stole the band's opening riff from 1968 song Taurus for...

Robbie Williams And Wife Sued

Robbie Williams and his wife are being sued for sexual harassment.The 'Angels' hitmaker's former assistant Gilles De Bonfilhs - who was fired in January after a short stint - has made a number of allegations...

Jimmy Page Continues Planning Battle With Robbie Williams

The former Take That star withdrew renovation proposals on his $28 million (£17.5 million) mansion in west London in March (15) after the Led Zeppelin rocker complained to planning officials about the effect...

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