The Led Zeppelin Riff Jimmy Page Called the Greatest of Them All

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  • DuneSeaFarmer
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    edited March 11
    ZAP wrote: »
    The only thing I don’t like about LZ is all the lyrics, riffs and melodies they copied and didn’t give credit to on their albums, leading to several justifiable lawsuits.

    In the spirit (pardon the pun about their (Spirit ) recent loss in court over Starways opening riff) of fairness..

    https://liveforlivemusic.com/features/just-how-much-of-led-zeppelins-music-was-stolen/

    Album by album break down.
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  • ZAP
    1760 posts Member
    ZAP wrote: »
    The only thing I don’t like about LZ is all the lyrics, riffs and melodies they copied and didn’t give credit to on their albums, leading to several justifiable lawsuits.

    In the spirit (pardon the pun about their (Spirit ) recent loss in court over Starways opening riff) of fairness..

    https://liveforlivemusic.com/features/just-how-much-of-led-zeppelins-music-was-stolen/

    Album by album break down.

    Just looking at the first record “breakdown” in that link, communication breakdown took a few elements from Eddie Cochran’s Nervous breakdown, so I’d add that to the list of non-original songs without credit due.

  • Back on topic, an interesting cover..

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  • DaarthBrewer
    894 posts Member
    edited March 13
    Back on topic, an interesting cover..

    I like how the lead violinist has a Z shaved into the audience facing side of his head.
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  • Back on topic, an interesting cover..

    I like how the lead violinist has a Z shaved into the audience facing side of his head.

    I saw the design, but didn't make the connection lol Good eyes!
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  • I tried to make out what was above it, was hoping for LED but I think that's a stretch.
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  • EA_Rtas
    1116 posts EA Moderator
    Cleared this thread out a bit folks there was a bit of off topic posting in here. At the end of it this thread was started to compare two songs and appreciate Led Zeppelin, if you want to discuss whether they are overrated or not then create a separate thread.
  • DuneSeaFarmer
    3140 posts Member
    edited April 3
    ZAP wrote: »
    The only thing I don’t like about LZ is all the lyrics, riffs and melodies they copied and didn’t give credit to on their albums, leading to several justifiable lawsuits.

    It's interesting to note, in the video of Beck at Ronnie Scotts, near the end Eric Clapton joins Jeff and he sings the blues song "You need love" which later was covered by Zepplin as "Whole Lotta Love". Kinda cheeky as Robert Plant, and Jimmy Page were in the audience, along with Brian May and John Bon Jovi :)

    Side note, Beck is 75 now, and not slowing down much either. There is hope for us old guys I guess lol
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