Led Zeppelin will be back in court this year to defend themselves against the band Spirit, who claims that Zeppelin stole from their song Taurus to create Stairway to Heaven.
CIRCA 1968: Members of the rock band “Spirit” (L-R Randy California, Ed Cassidy, Mark Andes, John Locke and Jay Ferguson) pose for an Ode records publicity shot circa 1968 portrait in Los Angeles California. (Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
This made me do some research on songs that stole from others and the band never pursued any legal action. Here are three BLATANT examples and they are songs you know and are played everyday on WBAB.
First listen to this song by Journey, and then tell me what song borrowed from it.
If you answered Kansas, you are correct!
Listen to this song by Spirit, and tell me what song it sounds like.