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Wait, Was Led Zeppelin's 'Stairway To Heaven' Ripped Off From Another Band?


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Led Zeppelin may be facing court as legal papers are in the process of being filed by a US lawyer who claims the opening was directly influenced by the band Spirit’s track ‘Taurus’.

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Led Zeppelin are in legal hot water as a US lawyer is preparing paperwork which claims they ripped off the opening of their 1971 classic ballad ‘Stairway to Heaven’. The lawyer is filing an injunction against the reissue of their album Led Zeppelin IV on behalf of the later guitarist Randy California, who was a member of the band Spirit. If the injunction is filed, Led Zeppelin may end up in court having to defend their creative rights and ownership of the song.

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John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page, Robert Plant and Jason Bonham
John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page, Robert Plant and Jason Bonham
John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page, Robert Plant and Jason Bonham
John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page, Robert Plant and Jason Bonham
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Robert Plant, Jimmy Page and John Paul Jones - Robert Plant, Jimmy Page, John Paul Jones Friday 21st September 2012 Led Zeppelin launch their 2007 'Celebration Day' concert at The O2 film at a photocall held at the Grand.

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Robert Plant, Jimmy Page and John Paul Jones
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Robert Plant, Jimmy Page and John Paul Jones
Robert Plant, Jimmy Page and John Paul Jones
Robert Plant, Jimmy Page and John Paul Jones

John Paul Jones and Seasick Steve - John Paul Jones performs with Seasick Steve Sunday 28th August 2011 at Leeds & Reading Festival West Yorkshire, England

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John Paul Jones

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