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Wait, Did Led Zeppelin Really Steal The ‘Stairway To Heaven’ Riff?

By Michael West | 21st May 2014

A legal dispute has erupted over the provenance of that riff on Led Zeppelin’s Stairway to Heaven, widely regarded as one of the greatest rock songs of all time. The copyright infringement is being taken...

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

By Elinor Cosgrave | 20th May 2014

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’.Led Zeppelin frontman...

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It's That Time Of Year Again! New Orleans Jazz Festival Returns With Another Two Weekends Of Music Mythology

By Holly Williams | 24th April 2014

It's that time of year again where New Orleans go all out to prove they are one of the most culturally rich cities in North America with their annual two-weekend event, the New Orleans Jazz...

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Led Zeppelin Release Unheard Music, Say Reunion Chances Are "Zero"

By Michael West | 23rd April 2014

Led Zeppelin have unveiled two previously unheard recordings, including an early version of their most famous song, Whole Lotta Love. The tracks come ahead of the reissue of the band's first three albums in June....

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Celebration Day! Robert Plant Hints At Led Zeppelin Reunion For 2014

By Michael West | 19th February 2013

Coy as ever, Robert Plant has dropped the latest hint that legendary rock band Led Zeppelin could reunite for a tour in 2014. The frontman said the decision would ultimately be up to guitarist Jimmy...

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Led Zeppelin Fly In To Speak To David Letterman

By Contributor | 4th December 2012

Jimmy Page arrives for The Letterman ShowStill no more live shows announced but then perhaps it's enough just to see that Jimmy Page, Robert Plant and John Paul Jones are happy to be in each...

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Does Anybody Really Care If Led Zeppelin Play More Shows?

By Lorna Greville  | 10th October 2012

Led Zeppelin's Celebration Day' press conference was a feisty affair from start to finish at the Museum of Modern Art on Wednesday (October 10, 2012). After an Associated Press journalist asked if the new movie...

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Reunion Questions Lead To Uncomfortable Led Zeppelin Conference

By Jack de Aguilar | 10th October 2012

With the Led Zeppelin reunion rumours flying around, it was only natural that journalists would push the issue at the press conference for their upcoming gig movie Celebration Day yesterday (October 9, 2012), Rolling Stone...

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Led Zeppelin Reunion Not On The Cards: Jimmy Page Dispels Rumors

By Jack de Aguilar | 10th October 2012

The mooted Led Zeppelin reunion has been all but dismissed by Jimmy Page. The guitarist set the record straight at the film premier of Celebration Day, reports The Independent.In the slightly awkward press-conference surrounding the...

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Are Led Zeppelin Set To Return To The Stage?

By Michael West | 21st September 2012

Led Zeppelin would not be drawn into answering reunion questions at a press conference on Monday, reports The Guardian. Asked whether a comeback was on the cards, Jimmy Page gave a frank answer: "Let me...

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Robert Plant Regains His 'Big Voice'

26th August 2012

Robert Plant has got his ''big voice'' back again. The former Led Zeppelin singer has been concentrating on softer projects, such as his 'Raising Sand' album with Alison Krauss, and his Band of Joy group,...

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Plant Almost Quit Led Zeppelin After Son's Death

1st November 2010

ROBERT PLANT was so devastated after his young son's death, he nearly quit LED ZEPPELIN to devote his life to teaching.Plant's son Karac Pendragon was just five years old when he passed away of a...

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'Stairway To Heaven' Leads To Number One

19th April 2010

'Stairway to Heaven' has been voted Britain's favourite rock song of all time. The classic Led Zeppelin track, from their 1971 album 'IV', was voted to the top spot by listeners of radio station Absolute...

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Plant Buys Bootleg Zeppelin Records

2nd May 2008

LED ZEPPELIN frontman ROBERT PLANT loves buying bootleg copies of his band's work - but refuses to pay full price for the records. The rocker loves finding shops selling the illegal copies reminding him of...

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Plant Rejected $200 Million Led Zeppelin Tour

2nd March 2008

LED ZEPPELIN frontman ROBERT PLANT has reportedly turned down a $200 million (GBP100 million) deal to revive the legendary band for a world tour. According to British newspaper the Sunday Mirror, the singer was offered...

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Plant Kicked Drugs After Son's Tragic Death

14th April 2005

LED ZEPPELIN frontman ROBERT PLANT ditched drugs the day his son KARAC died in 1977. The STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN rocker became painfully aware of life's fragility when he lost his beloved six-year-old to a...

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Jack Black Gets Led Zep Permission

11th September 2003

The surviving members of LED ZEPPELIN have personally given funnyman JACK BLACK their blessing to use rock classic IMMIGRANT SONG in his new movie SCHOOL OF ROCK. Director RICHARD LINKLATER failed in his bid...

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