.

Led Zeppelin Would Never Claim Song Theft Says Page

09/24/2016
.
Led Zeppelin

(Classic Rock) Jimmy Page has insisted that Led Zeppelin would never launch a plagiarism lawsuit against another artist - even though there have been times when they could have.

The guitarist can't discuss the issue in depth because the legal battle over classic track Stairway To Heaven is the subject of an appeal, and may return to court.

A number of Led Zeppelin songs have been subject to ownership claims over the years, and the writing credits on several have been changed as a result.

Page tells the Telegraph: "I do know there's a lot of music where Led Zeppelin has been leant on. We didn't do anything about it - and I wouldn't want to either."

He cites the example of a bossa nova beat and says: "How would you define bossa nova? It was a whole jazz genre and it all starts with the beat. How far would the bossa nova movement have got in a corporate world today? It's really disturbing." Read more here.

Classic Rock Magazine is an official news provider for antiMusic.com.
Copyright Classic Rock Magazine- Excerpted here with permission.

advertisement

Led Zeppelin Music, DVDs, Books and more

Led Zeppelin T-shirts and Posters

More Led Zeppelin News

Share this article

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Pin it Share on Reddit email this article


Related Stories


Led Zeppelin Look Back At II

Led Zeppelin Icon Announces Live Debut Of New Project

Led Zeppelin's Robert Plant Reflects On Going Solo

Led Zeppelin Look Back On Second Album In New Video

Jimmy Page Reveals The Fate Of Led Zeppelin I Guitar

Robert Plant Shares Story Behind Led Zeppelin Epic

Robert Plant Plays Led Zeppelin Classic For First Time In Decades

Led Zeppelin Launch First US Tour In 50th Anniversary Video Series

Led Zeppelin To Get Hearing Over 'Stairway To Heaven' Lawsuit

Led Zeppelin's Robert Plant Launches Digging Deep Podcast


advertisement




Day In Rock Reports


Follow Us: Facebook Twitter Feeds

Contact Us - Privacy - antiMusic Email - Why we are antiMusic

Copyright© 1998 - 2019 Iconoclast Entertainment Group All rights reserved.

Please click here for legal restrictions and terms of use applicable to this site. Use of this site signifies your agreement to the terms of use.