Led Zeppelin

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Led Zeppelin were asked to do Abba-style avatar act, Jimmy Page says
Guitarist says band was approached well before talk of Abba shows but he and surviving bandmates couldn’t agree

Lucy Knight

02, Jun, 2022 @7:57 PM

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‘British blues will survive the apocalypse!’: how the underground scene kept its groove
Seventy years ago, the blues arrived on these shores and transformed the musical landscape. Today, it lives in the shadow of the genres it inspired – but the scene is still thriving

Garth Cartwright

10, Sep, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Robert Plant’s teenage obsessions: ‘Stourbridge was our Beverly Hills’
The Led Zeppelin frontman turned podcaster reflects on jazz beatniks reading Camus, the primeval power of Ike & Tina Turner, and taking Muddy Waters’s spot on Alexis Korner’s couch

As told to Dave Simpson

20, May, 2021 @11:39 AM

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The Royal Albert Hall at 150: 'It's the Holy Grail for musicians'
It’s hosted opera greats, suffragette rallies, Hitchcock films, sports events, sci-fi conventions – and, of course, the Proms and countless rock gigs. Artists from Led Zeppelin to Abba recall their moments on the hallowed stage

Interviews by Michael Segalov

29, Mar, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Plagiarism case over Led Zeppelin's Stairway to Heaven finally ends
US supreme court rejects appeal relating to Spirit and their song Taurus, after verdict in favour of Led Zeppelin was upheld earlier this year

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

06, Oct, 2020 @9:13 AM

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Lost Rolling Stones song with Led Zeppelin's Jimmy Page to be released
Scarlet is joined by two other unreleased songs, Criss Cross and All the Rage, on a deluxe version of Goat’s Head Soup

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

09, Jul, 2020 @2:09 PM

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A hit, a writ: why music is the food of plagiarism lawsuits
With Katy Perry and Led Zeppelin’s recent judgments reversing previous rulings, musicians don’t know which way to tread

Michael Hann

26, Mar, 2020 @7:00 AM

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How inventors build on pre-existing ideas | Letter
Letter: From Led Zeppelin to Thomas Edison, creators and inventors use and combine what already exists to produce something new, writes Dennis Sherwood


12, Mar, 2020 @5:57 PM

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Heavy by Dan Franklin review – metal gets serious
More than just guitar power chords ... a weighty discussion of metal, for both passionate fans and neophytes

Keith Kahn-Harris

11, Mar, 2020 @11:58 AM

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The Guardian view on the Led Zeppelin verdict: a victory for creativity | Editorial
Editorial: The famous guitar sequence at the start of Stairway to Heaven was not a case of musical plagiarism


10, Mar, 2020 @6:27 PM

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Led Zeppelin: Stairway to Heaven not partly stolen, court affirms
San Francisco appeals panel reinstates 2016 judgment that found no proof 1971 song breached copyright of Taurus by Randy Wolfe

Guardian staff and agencies

09, Mar, 2020 @11:11 PM

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Hossam Ramzy obituary
One of Egypt’s leading percussionists who was an arranger, composer and entrepreneur

Robin Denselow

23, Sep, 2019 @2:07 PM

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