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Three stages of “Stairway to Heaven”


Spirit – “Taurus” (1968)
The Chocolate Watchband – “And She’s Lonely” (1969)
Led Zeppelin – “Stairway to Heaven” (1971)

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Update, 5/21/14: Spirit will now be taking Zeppelin to court over this, which is a shame. A descending guitar figure is not substantial creative property and the two songs are otherwise very¬†different. Time and money will be wasted and the beautiful “Taurus” will be tainted, regardless of the outcome.

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