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Canberra Times
Why Led Zeppelin's win is not the end for plagiarism casesrights to My Sweet Lord, Brian Wilson had to do likewise for Surfin' USA and, a
Why Led Zeppelin's win is not the end for plagiarism cases
Canberra Times / Posted yesterday
rights to My Sweet Lord, Brian Wilson had to do likewise for Surfin' USA and, ahem, Page and Plant had to share credit with Willie Dixon and others for a number of songs. Rather than tapering off, court cases over copyright infringements seem to... Read more
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The Age
Led Zeppelin's win won't end claims of plagiarismrights to My Sweet Lord, Brian Wilson had to do likewise for Surfin' USA and, a
Led Zeppelin's win won't end claims of plagiarism
The Age / Posted yesterday
rights to My Sweet Lord, Brian Wilson had to do likewise for Surfin' USA and, ahem, Page and Plant had to share credit with Willie Dixon and others for a number of songs. Rather than tapering off, court cases over copyright infringements seem to... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Led Zeppelin's win won't end claims of plagiarismrights to My Sweet Lord, Brian Wilson had to do likewise for Surfin' USA and, a
Led Zeppelin's win won't end claims of plagiarism
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
rights to My Sweet Lord, Brian Wilson had to do likewise for Surfin' USA and, ahem, Page and Plant had to share credit with Willie Dixon and others for a number of songs. Rather than tapering off, court cases over copyright infringements seem to... Read more
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WA Today
Why Led Zeppelin's win is not the end for plagiarism casesrights to My Sweet Lord, Brian Wilson had to do likewise for Surfin' USA and, a
Why Led Zeppelin's win is not the end for plagiarism cases
WA Today / Posted yesterday
rights to My Sweet Lord, Brian Wilson had to do likewise for Surfin' USA and, ahem, Page and Plant had to share credit with Willie Dixon and others for a number of songs. Rather than tapering off, court cases over copyright infringements seem to... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
George Thorogood is Badder Than Ever -- and that�s good2011�s �2120 MIchigan Ave,� was an homage to the influential Chess Records labe
George Thorogood is Badder Than Ever -- and that�s good
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted yesterday
2011�s �2120 MIchigan Ave,� was an homage to the influential Chess Records label, with covers of songs by Chuck Berry, Willie Dixon, Bo Diddley, Muddy Waters and more. His next project is �still kind of in limbo,� but Thorogood has in mind a... Read more
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Daily Mail
Led Zeppelin did not steal riff for 'Stairway to Heaven,' jury rulesHolmes.' 'Whole Lotta Love' was lyrically inspired by the track 'You Need Love
Led Zeppelin did not steal riff for 'Stairway to Heaven,' jury rules
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
Holmes.' 'Whole Lotta Love' was lyrically inspired by the track 'You Need Love,' popularized by Muddy Waters and written Willie Dixon. Credits for the song were altered to include Dixon. 'The Lemon Song' was inspired by 'Killing Floor' by... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Jury finds Led Zeppelin didn't steal 'Stairway to Heaven' riffover the years, as legal proceedings in past decades forced the band to share s
Jury finds Led Zeppelin didn't steal 'Stairway to Heaven' riff
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
over the years, as legal proceedings in past decades forced the band to share songwriting credits with artists such as Willie Dixon and Howlin’ Wolf on recordings such as “Whole Lotta Love” and “How Many More Times.” It’s a fine line between... Read more
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Salon.com
Led Zeppelin not guilty: “Stairway” verdict is a modest victory for creativityas it is – makes the entire song a rip-off. But Zeppelin has taken almost entir
Led Zeppelin not guilty: “Stairway” verdict is a modest victory for creativity
Salon.com / Posted 2 days ago
as it is – makes the entire song a rip-off. But Zeppelin has taken almost entirely songs from blues songwriters, including Willie Dixon and Howlin’ Wolf. “Dazed and Confused” is one of Zeppelin’s very best songs, but go listen to the original, by... Read more
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Variety
Led Zeppelin Wins ‘Stairway to Heaven’ Copyright Trialthat he had not heard “Taurus” until recently. Zeppelin have come under fire f
Led Zeppelin Wins ‘Stairway to Heaven’ Copyright Trial
Variety / Posted 2 days ago
that he had not heard “Taurus” until recently. Zeppelin have come under fire for copyright infringement before. Bluesman Willie Dixon sued the band over “Whole Lotta Love’s” similarity to Dixon’s “You Need Love,” settling out of court. Also... Read more
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Desert Dispatch
5 Things to do this weekendGet ready to dance and jump to Chicago-style blues as the Blue Henrys put their
5 Things to do this weekend
Desert Dispatch / Posted 3 days ago
Get ready to dance and jump to Chicago-style blues as the Blue Henrys put their own twist on Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, Willie Dixon, Freddie King, Little Walter and Junior Wells, and also entertain with original songs.When: 8 p.m. Saturday... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Inspiration or Imitation? My list of a few songs you may have heard beforein 1985, a lawsuit against the band forced them to give songwriting credit, and
Inspiration or Imitation? My list of a few songs you may have heard before
Calgary Sun / Posted 8 days ago
in 1985, a lawsuit against the band forced them to give songwriting credit, and a substantial payment, to blues musician Willie Dixon after it was decided that they had used parts from his song You Need Love, recorded by blues legend Muddy Waters... Read more
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Pitchfork
Van Morrison: It's Too Late to Stop Now... Volumes II, III, IV & DVD Album Reviewjuxtaposed original material from throughout his career with established soul a
Van Morrison: It's Too Late to Stop Now... Volumes II, III, IV & DVD Album Review
Pitchfork / Posted 10 days ago
juxtaposed original material from throughout his career with established soul and blues songs by Ray Charles and Sam Cooke, Willie Dixon and Sonny Boy Williamson. His own songs are composites themselves: blues, jazz, folk, and rock forms all appear... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Morris 'Moe' Jennings, studio drummer at Chess Records, dies at 77was a studio musician with Chicago's famed Chess Records who played with such b
Morris 'Moe' Jennings, studio drummer at Chess Records, dies at 77
Chicago Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
was a studio musician with Chicago's famed Chess Records who played with such blues and jazz greats as Muddy Waters, Willie Dixon and Ramsey Lewis. "He was on several of my albums," Lewis said. "I'm sure he was on not only a couple that went... Read more
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Daily Record
Mayo Center announces 2016-17 seasonUpright Citizens Brigade Touring Co. 5: Robert Klein and Rita Rudner 10: Pet
Mayo Center announces 2016-17 season
Daily Record / Posted 16 days ago
Upright Citizens Brigade Touring Co. 5: Robert Klein and Rita Rudner 10: Pet Shop Boys: The SUPER Tour 15: The Songs of Willie Dixon: Big Head Todd and The Monsters 17: Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD 18: Tony Bennett 19: The Octonauts Live! 22: The... Read more
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Salmon Arm Observer
North a blues builderlatest disc, The Northern South Vol. 1 is a collection of classic blues tunes f
North a blues builder
Salmon Arm Observer / Posted 18 days ago
latest disc, The Northern South Vol. 1 is a collection of classic blues tunes from Jimmy Reed, Little Walter and Willie Dixon given the unique Whitehorse treatment, says North. For tickets, go to www.rootsandblues.ca, or call... Read more
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examiner.com
Chicago Women in the Blues to play at Reggie's for 6th annual festivalmusicians gained fame and made their mark on today’s artists. Etta James record
Chicago Women in the Blues to play at Reggie's for 6th annual festival
examiner.com / Posted 18 days ago
musicians gained fame and made their mark on today’s artists. Etta James recorded her signature “At Last” there. Later, Willie Dixon would give a singer named Koko Taylor his “Wang Dang Doodle” tune that helped catapult her to the title of... Read more

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