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LED ZEPPELIN's Attempt To Recoup 'Stairway' Trial Legal Fees Denied

LED ZEPPELIN's publisher Warner/Chappell Music has lost its bid to recoup almost $800,000 in fees in connection with the lawsuit filed by the estate of SPIRIT's Randy California over "Stairway To Heaven". The plaintiffs had argued that the song borrowed heavily from SPIRIT's "Taurus", but a jury in L.A. disagreed, finding unanimously in favor of ...

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Jury: LED ZEPPELIN Did Not Steal 'Stairway To Heaven' Intro

A federal court jury decided Thursday (June 23) in LED ZEPPELIN's favor in the copyright-infringement lawsuit over the band's 1971 classic "Stairway To Heaven". Jimmy Page and Robert Plant were sued by Michael Skidmore, the trustee of the Randy Craig Wolfe Trust, on behalf of the late SPIRIT guitarist. The lawsuit argued that the opening ...

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