Plagiarism in our time is not uncommon, especially when it comes to the music of the spheres.
In the near future to experience the rigor of the law can the band Led Zeppelin accused of stealing motive for the song “Stairway to Heaven”.
In a Los Angeles court by a group Spirit, a lawsuit was filed on Robert plant and Jimmy page.
The statement said that the song “Stairway to Heaven” suspiciously exactly similar to the instrumental song “Taurus”.
Today it was announced that the trial in this case began. It is expected that his testimony at the trial will give page and plant, as well as another member of Led Zeppelin John Paul Jones (defendant in the suit, he is not).
It is worth saying that in the proceedings featured songs, which are more than 40 years. Most interesting is that the song “Stairway to Heaven”, which was released in 1971 and which is considered one of the greatest rock songs of all time, can actually be a plagiarism of the song by the band Spirit’s “Taurus”, recorded in 1968. The grounds for such opinions that Led Zeppelin and Spirit at the dawn of their careers quite frequently on concert stages, where the first just was listening the song second.