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Led Zeppelin did not plagiarize 'Stairway to Heaven' - Sports and Entertainment Law News

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Posted on: Jul 6, 2016

A Los Angeles jury found that Led Zeppelin did not plagiarize the opening chords of its defining song, “Stairway to Heaven,” despite allegations leveled by the psychedelic rock band Spirit.

Read more about the court case and the evidence that allowed the court ruling here.

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