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Offline Steve

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Stairway to Munny
« on: April 12, 2016, 11:59:04 AM »
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-36022876

Led Zeppelin founders Robert Plant and Jimmy Page must face trial in a copyright row over the song Stairway to Heaven, a US court has ruled.
A Los Angeles district judge said there were enough similarities between the song and an instrumental by the band Spirit to let a jury decide.
The trial has been scheduled for 10 May.


Worth a listen (from 45 seconds in).  Does seem to be an in inadvertent steal

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But can you really claim 45 years later?  And when the original writer is dead?  I guess it's all about money  evil:

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Re: Stairway to Munny
« Reply #1 on: April 12, 2016, 12:41:04 PM »
Is this the first time in 45 years anybody has played a Spirit LP?
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Re: Stairway to Munny
« Reply #2 on: April 12, 2016, 12:45:13 PM »
Is this the first time in 45 years anybody has played a Spirit LP?

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Re: Stairway to Munny
« Reply #3 on: April 12, 2016, 03:45:53 PM »
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Re: Stairway to Munny
« Reply #4 on: April 12, 2016, 03:47:10 PM »
One has to admire DS's memory and vinyl collection  whistle:
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Re: Stairway to Munny
« Reply #5 on: April 12, 2016, 03:57:48 PM »
One has to admire DS's memory and vinyl collection  whistle:

Vinyl?

Shellac sonny, Shellac.  noooo:


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Re: Stairway to Munny
« Reply #6 on: September 28, 2018, 09:09:19 PM »
And two years after the case was thrown out they've thrown out the throwing out  ::)

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-45685401

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.


It's like snakes and ladders for high rollers

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Re: Stairway to Munny
« Reply #7 on: September 29, 2018, 04:47:43 AM »
And two years after the case was thrown out they've thrown out the throwing out  ::)

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-45685401

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.


It's like snakes and ladders for high rollers

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