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Led Zeppelin to post a victory in the plagiaatzaak Stairway to Heaven

The British rock band Led Zeppelin, has a Monday, it was a victory achieved in the fight against copyright infringement over their hit Stairway to Heaven.” In 2016, it won the band has already filed a lawsuit, which was filed because the number is too much, it would look like a Taurus from the band’s Spirit, but when it is considered, that is the case, once again, was supposed to take place.

The jury found, in 2016, all to the advantage of the Led Zeppelin’s, but that is in september of 2018, the case was brought back to life because of the number of judges on the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that judge Gary Klausner in 2016, this is the wrong juryinstructies to. Consequently, there will be a new trial.

The surviving family members of Randy Wolfe, the lead guitarist of Spirit, applied to the plagiaatzaak, as they have found out that Stairway to Heaven is too similar to the song Taurus from the Wolfes bond of the Spirit. They wanted it to be, the death of a musician as yet, it would be referred to as the writer of the hit song. With the opening up of the Led Zeppelins, the number would be the same guitar chords can contain.

The jury’s verdict in 2016, that lead singer Robert Plant and guitarist Jimmy Page of Led Zeppelin, although to have access to, and the number of Taurus (b. 1967), but the fact that the chords that the band used for the opening of Stairway to Heaven (1971) is not “similar”. This is the result.

Compare that to Led Zeppelins Stairway to Heaven and Taurus, of the Spirit; rather, the particular piece will begin with Taurus, starting at 43 seconds.

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