Justice Department sides w/ Zeppelin on 'Stairway' Legal Case

August 19, 2019

The Justice Department says it supports Led Zeppelin's side in a long-running copyright dispute between the writers of "Stairway to Heaven," and publishers of a similar song "Taurus" by Spirit.

Justice Department officials filed an amicus brief last week supporting the band against trustees of the late Spirit memeber, Randy Wolfe. They claim Zeppelin took a section of the song "Tarus" and used it for 'Stairway.'