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Led Zeppelin Plagiarism – Copy, Right?

Led Zeppelin Plagiarism – Copy, Right?

Dennis, our Logic Pro Expert site editor, sent Doug and I an interesting article a couple of days ago. It concerns a pending copyright suit against Led Zeppelin that alleges the song “Stairway To Heaven” was stolen from the song “Taurus” by a band called Spirit, whom they were touring with at the time. We’ve been talking back and forth about it, and it not surprisingly lead us to a discussion on the larger question of what constitutes an original idea versus stealing. Following are some thoughts we’ve been bouncing around.

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Your Music, on TV! For Free! A Musician says Nope.

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Since yesterday, this story has been gaining quite some traction on the web, and rightly so. It resonates. British artist Whitey, who has licensed music to some of the biggest shows, brands, games and TV productions, was recently asked to authorize the use of some of his work for free. As in ‘donate’. Here’s his answer.

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The Making of the GTA V Soundtrack

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I’m not much of a gamer (PS3 yo!), but whenever there’s a new version out of Grand Theft Auto, I just buy it, no questions asked. Putting aside all of the game’s outbursts of profanity and racism, experiencing the GTA V soundtrack – the radio stations – while playing the game is worth the money.

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