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Led Zeppelin Being Sued for Alleged 'Stairway to Heaven' Plagiarism

Led Zeppelin Being Sued for Alleged 'Stairway to Heaven' Plagiarism

Originally posted 05/20/2014 01:30PM

It's a riff you've likely heard hundreds of times. And it might not even belong to the band most associated with it.

Led Zeppelin are in court (again) for allegedly plagiarizing their best-known work, "Stairway to Heaven," from a little-known band called Spirit.

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The Day the Music Died: It's Been 55 Years Since Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens Tragedy | The Big Bopper, Buddy Holly, Richie Valens

It's Been 55 Years Since 'The Day the Music Died'

Originally posted 02/03/2014 01:45PM

February 3, 1959 has become one of the most mythic days in rock 'n' roll history. It's the day the 1947 Beechcraft Bonanza 35 carrying Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and J.P. "The Big Bopper" Richardson crashed in an Iowa cornfield. To many, it's simply the day the music died.

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