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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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Jimmy Page: 'I'm Fed Up Of Robert Plant Playing Games'

19th May 2014

Jimmy Page admits he is growing tired of waiting for Led Zeppelin frontman Robert Plant to commit to more concerts, accusing the rocker of "playing games".Talk of a reunion has been rife ever since the...

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Robert Plant Scraps Spanish Summer Dates

12th May 2014

Robert Plant has scrapped an upcoming Spanish tour due to scheduling conflicts.The former Led Zeppelin singer was scheduled to perform there with his band The Sensational Space Shifters in July (14), but dates have been...

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Jimmy Page Receives Honorary Doctorate

12th May 2014

Jimmy Page has received an honorary doctorate at Boston's Berklee College of Music.The Led Zeppelin guitarist addressed the audience at the 7,000-capacity Agganis Arena on Friday (09.05.14) and wished fellow students good luck for...

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Robert Plant: 'Page & Jones Should Have Toured Without Me After Reunion Gig'

8th May 2014

Led Zeppelin star Robert Plant has revealed he's puzzled why bandmates Jimmy Page and John Paul Jones didn't tour without him after the group's one-night-only reunion in 2007.Talk of a tour has been constant ever...

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Jimmy Page Teases More Led Zeppelin Releases

8th May 2014

Led Zeppelin have hinted they may release more unheard material.The band are due to release deluxe editions of their first three albums, 'Led Zeppelin', 'Led Zeppelin II' and 'Led Zeppelin III', on June 3, and...

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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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Robert Plant: 'Zero' Chance Of Led Zeppelin Show

23rd April 2014

Robert Plant has ruled out a reunion show with Led Zeppelin.The legendary frontman claims there is ''zero'' chance the band will come together for a live performance anytime soon, but guitarist Jimmy Page is confident...

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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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Robert Plant Rocks Market Town's Charity Concert

15th April 2014

Veteran British rocker Robert Plant stunned residents of a small English town earlier this month (Apr14) when he turned out to perform at a church's charity concert.The Led Zeppelin singer joined Traffic frontman Steve Winwood...

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Robert Plant Plays Village Charity Concert

15th April 2014

Robert Plant stunned fans by performing at a village church at the weekend.The Led Zeppelin frontman played a set at the Church of St Peter and St Paul in Northleach, Gloucestershire to help raise...

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Glastonbury Headline Not Announced Until May

4th April 2014

Glastonbury organisers insist they can't reveal the festival's final headline act until May due to ''contractual reasons.''Festival boss Michael Eavis has already confirmed Arcade Fire and Kasabian to play on Friday, June 27 and Sunday,...

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Kasabian To Headline Glastonbury

4th April 2014

Kasabian will headline this year's Glastonbury festival with Arcade Fire. The 'Fire' hitmakers will close the event at Worthy Farm on Sunday, June 29, joining headliners Arcade Fire on Friday, June 27, while the Saturday...

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Led Zeppelin To Release Previously Unheard Material

14th March 2014

Led Zeppelin are set to release new material.The band have scoured their archives for dozens of previously unheard studio and live recordings, which have been compiled and released as separate companion discs to accompany each...

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Monty Python's Groupies Had 'Interesting Personalities'

5th March 2014

Monty Python's groupies were never as attractive as rock groupies. The British comedy troupe - which is made up of John Cleese, 74, Terry Jones, 71, Terry Gilliam, 72, Michael Palin, 70, and Eric Idle,...

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Robert Plant Leads Bert Jansch Tribute

4th December 2013

Former Led Zeppelin frontman Robert Plant led a tribute to Scottish folk icon Bert Jansch in London on Tuesday night (03Dec13).The rocker joined members of the guitarist's folk-rock act Pentangle and British singer/songwriters Donovan and...

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Robert Plant Bids Big To Play For Beloved Soccer Team

17th November 2013

Rocker Robert Plant has paid more than $1,350 (£900) to play in a testimonial match for a longrunning player at his beloved British soccer team.The Led Zeppelin legend attended a fundraising dinner in honour of...

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Jimmy Page: I'd Have 'Overloaded' A Camera Phone

15th November 2013

Jimmy Page says he would have ''overloaded'' his camera phone if they'd been around in Led Zeppelin's time.The 69-year-old guitarist and his bandmates - singer Robert Plant, bassist John Paul Jones and late drummer John...

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Robert Plant Thought He'd End Up Selling Cars

28th October 2013

Robert Plant thought he'd end up as a used car salesman. The legendary Led Zeppelin singer first toured the US with guitarist Jimmy Page, drummer John Bonham - who was nicknamed Bonzo - and bass...

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Led Zeppelin Find Two Missing Recordings

23rd October 2013

Led Zeppelin have unearthed two lost songs.The rock band came across some old ''hidden gems'' featuring bassist John Paul Jones on lead vocals, and are planning to include them as bonus tracks when they release...

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Ronnie Wood To Perform Tribute To Rolling Stones' Hero

28th August 2013

Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood is to perform a tribute to legendary bluesman Jimmy Reed. The rocker's side project, The Ronnie Wood Band, has been announced as the closing act of BluesFest, which will take...

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Robert Plant Joins The Digital Age

8th August 2013

Led Zeppelin star Robert Plant has joined Twitter.com.The rocker has officially entered the digital age by setting up accounts on Twitter, Instagram and Google Plus. His first ever tweet, posted on Thursday (08Aug13), read:...

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The Things They Say: 3734606

26th June 2013

"I'm not exactly a musical talent. I'm a singer, and I have a lot of bright ideas." Rocker Robert Plant plays down his skills.

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Lenny Kravitz: 'Robert Plant Made Me Appreciate Playing Live Again'

4th June 2013

Lenny Kravitz has rock veteran Robert Plant to thank for helping him rediscover his love for performing live because the Led Zeppelin legend once scolded him for taking concerts too seriously.The Fly Away hitmaker admits...

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Robert Plant Obtains Three-year Restraining Order Against Fan

22nd May 2013

Former Led Zeppelin rocker Robert Plant has obtained a restraining order against an overzealous fan.Alysson Billings has been accused of harassing the Stairway to Heaven hitmaker over the last three years by constantly sending him...

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Robert Plant Duets With Patty Griffin At Album Launch

19th May 2013

Rocker Robert Plant showed his support for partner Patty Griffin by duetting with the singer during her album launch in London on Thursday night (16May13).Griffin took to the stage at the U.K. capital's Rough Trade...

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Patty Griffin: 'I'm Not Married To Robert Plant'

7th May 2013

Singer/songwriter Patty Griffin has dismissed reports suggesting she and Robert Plant have secretly wed.The couple has been dating for a while and recent speculation led gossips to believe she had become the former Led Zeppelin...

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Robert Plant Obtains Temporary Restraining Order Against Fan

5th May 2013

Led Zeppelin frontman Robert Plant has obtained a temporary restraining order against an overzealous fan he alleges is a threat to his safety.The Stairway To Heaven hitmaker claims Alysson Billings has been harassing him for...

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Led Zeppelin Have 'Never Been Complacent'

5th April 2013

Led Zeppelin have ''never been complacent''.The British rockers - formed of Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, John Bonham and John Paul Jones - insist they have never been smug about their own music and are always...

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