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Led Zeppelin Releases Video Preview Of “In Through The Out Door” Expanded Reissue

Led Zeppelin’s reissue campaign is marching along to the next expanded package, which will be 1979’s In Through the Out Door available on July 31st. Led Zeppelin have already released reissues of many of their iconic albums before In Through the Out Door. Beginning in June of last year, Led Zeppelin has been reissuing their albums starting with their albums …

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Jimmy Page Won’t Do Autobiography Until He’s Dead and Can Say Everything

Jimmy Page was one-fourth of an iconic rock and roll legend. Led Zeppelin is still heavy-rotation fare on Classic Rock radio. The band has not released new material for decades, and only performed together — three out of four of them, anyway — on occasion. Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, and John Paul Jones — the surviving members of Zeppelin — …

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Led Zeppelin Lawsuit Over ‘Stairway’ Moves Forward

Earlier this year, news surfaced that someone claimed Led Zeppelin had stolen parts of their famous song “Stairway to Heaven” from another tune. Randy California, guitarist and songwriter for the band Spirit, had said in the past that “Stairway” was a ripoff of a song by his own band, an instrumental tune called “Taurus”. Randy California died in a drowning …

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Miley Cyrus Unleashes Her Inner Rockstar With Newly Released Led Zeppelin Cover

With a straight-to-SoundCloud release on Friday, September 12, Miley Cyrus has traversed genres and is cultivating her inner rockstar. The 21-year-old pop singer covered Led Zeppelin’s song “Babe, I’m Gonna Leave You” and posted her version online, changing the title to “Baby, I’m Gonna Leave You” in her version. There reportedly wasn’t much fanfare for the cover Cyrus did, and …

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Miley Cyrus Covers Led Zeppelin And Roy Orbison

Miley Cyrus has several hit songs. Now the pop singer is adding a few rock and roll covers to her arsenal. She recently took to the internet to introduce her fans to two classic rock songs, Led Zeppelin’s Babe, I’m Gonna Leave You and Roy Orbinson’s It’s Over. Babe, I’m Gonna Leave You is from Led Zeppelin’s self-titled debut album …

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Led Zeppelin Sued: Other Songs That Lost

We reported recently how Led Zeppelin is being sued by the estate of guitarist Randy California, formerly of the band Spirit. The plaintiffs allege that Led Zeppelin appropriated pieces of Spirit’s song “Taurus” to use in the Led Zeppelin classic “Stairway to Heaven”. This is not the first time Led Zeppelin have been accused of ripping off other people’s music. …

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Stairway To Heaven: Led Zeppelin Sued Over Song

Regardless of whether or not you’re a fan of legendary rock band Led Zeppelin, there’s a good chance you’ve heard their classic song “Stairway to Heaven” at some point in your life. It may have been on the radio or someone attempting (and failing) to adequately perform the number while learning to play the guitar. The piece of music is …

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Stairway to Heaven: Is It a Ripoff?

Led Zeppelin is back in an old familiar position. The band is in the middle of promoting a remastered catalog, but along comes a shocking accusation that brings back some nasty old memories. Back in 1969, Led Zeppelin played a few gigs with the band Spirit, best known for their song “I Got a Line On You”. Spirit had recorded, …

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Led Zeppelin Sued Over “Stairway”

Led Zeppelin’s classic album cut, “Stairway to Heaven”, is a staple in the band’s repertoire. It is one of the most easily-recognized songs in all of classic rock, and is nearly synonymous with the band itself. The opening A-minor arpeggio on acoustic guitar is so well-established that simple playing the first four notes brings either instant eye-rolls or instant smiles, …

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Led Zeppelin Unheard Recordings To Be Released

“I don’t want to die and have somebody else do it.” After two and a half years of combing through the band’s archives, Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page discovered previously unheard recordings of the legendary rock group and knew immediately that they had to be released. “It deserves to be heard,” Page said because “it’s performance art.” Led Zeppelin’s first …

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Spotify Welcomes Led Zeppelin and New Streaming Options

Spotify is spreading some Christmas cheer a little early this year with their newest announcement welcoming Led Zeppelin’s iconic music to their vast, public library. The exciting news was first announced Dec. 11 by Spotify’s Daniel Ek at a press conference in New York City. This is huge news for classic music junkies considering they’re one of the last major …

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Led Zeppelin’s Entire Catalog Comes to Spotify

Today, Spotify made a big announcement – free mobile streaming. Starting right now, Spotify users who opt for the free tier can stream playlists and “shuffle” artists’ entire catalogs on their smartphones and stream any song they want at any time on their tablets. As part of this announcement, Spotify also added the entire Led Zeppelin catalog. Hell yeah. “Led …

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