Talk of plagiarism and theft consistently permeate the music industry. In this instance, we look at the possibility of Led Zeppelin having 'stolen' their classic song Stairway to Heaven and, even if they did, of whether or not this was a case of conscious theft or merely accidental.
In this latest article from MusicThinkTank, Andrea Cifani delves into the possibility that Led Zeppelin, accidentally or not, may have stolen some portion of Stairway to Heaven.
"Led Zeppelin was touring with Spirit months before releasing Stairway to Heaven. The music community agrees (and in few cases disagree) that Led Zeppelin’s most popular song that was released on ’81 with their fourth album was a copy of Spirit’s Taurus. "