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June 23, 2016

Music News: Led Zeppelin win ‘Stairway to Heaven’ plagiarism case

A jury has decided that Led Zeppelin did not crib their iconic “Stairway to Heaven” from Spirit. The band say they are “grateful” that the court confirmed “what we have known for 45 years,” that the song is in fact an original composition by Jimmy Page and Robert Plant. Both Page and Plant testified at the trial, which resulted from a […]

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‘He spoke to everybody’: Chanhassen celebrates new Prince mural

Two months and a day after Prince passed away, friends, family, and fans came together to commemorate the music icon’s life once again last night at the unveiling of a mural in honor of the performer in his hometown of Chanhassen. The evening seemed more of a celebration of Prince’s life rather than a night dedicated to mourning. […]

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