Listen To Led Zeppelin’s “Immigrant Song” Japanese 7″ Single

As previously reported, Led Zeppelin will be celebrating the 50th anniversary of “Led Zeppelin III” by reissuing the Japanese version of “Immigrant Song” on 7″ vinyl. The effort, which is now available to stream below, will be released on January 15, 2021 and it will also include the non-album track “Hey, Hey, What Can I Do.” The vinyl, which will be limited to 19,700 copies, will be housed in a sleeve that replicates the original artwork. Pre-orders can be found HERE.

Led Zeppelin To Celebrate 50th Anniversary Of “Led Zeppelin III” With Reissue Of “Immigrant Song” Japanese 7″ Single

Led Zeppelin will be celebrating the 50th anniversary of “Led Zeppelin III” by reissuing the Japanese version of “Immigrant Song” on 7″ vinyl. The effort will be released on January 15, 2021 and it will also include the non-album track “Hey, Hey, What Can I Do.” The vinyl will be limited to 19,700 copies it will be housed in a sleeve that replicates the original artwork. Pre-orders will launch on Thursday (October 8) at ledzeppelin.com.

Supreme Court Declines To Hear Led Zeppelin “Stairway To Heaven” Copyright Case

As previously reported, Randy “California” Wolfe’s estate recently filed a petition for a writ of certiorari in an effort to get the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a recent ruling in the copyright case involving Led Zeppelin’s “Stairway To Heaven” and Spirit’s “Taurus.” However, Bloomberg Law Supreme Court reporter Kimberly Robinson has since confirmed that the Supreme Court has declined to hear the case. This news comes after the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco decided to uphold the previous jury verdict that said that “Stairway To Heaven” was not a rip-off of “Taurus.”

U.S. Supreme Court Is Asked To Intervene In Led Zeppelin “Stairway To Heaven” Copyright Case

According to Law360, Randy “California” Wolfe’s estate has filed a petition for a writ of certiorari in an effort to get the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a recent ruling in the copyright case involving Led Zeppelin’s “Stairway To Heaven” and Spirit’s “Taurus.” As previously reported, the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco decided to uphold the previous jury verdict that said that “Stairway To Heaven” was not a rip-off of “Taurus.”

Wolfe’s estate said the following in the petition for certiorari:

“The [Ninth Circuit] opinion is a disaster for the creatives whose talent is often preyed upon. By the same token, it is a gift to the music industry and its attorneys — enthusiastically received — by a circuit whose own judge once observed: ‘Our circuit is the most hostile to copyright owners of all the circuits.’

The ‘court of appeals for the Hollywood Circuit’ has finally given Hollywood exactly what it has always wanted: a copyright test which it cannot lose. Portending what is to come, in the days following the decision’s filing multiple major copyright rulings have already dramatically favoured industry defendants. The proverbial canary in the coal mine has died; it remains to be seen if the miners have noticed.”

[via Blabbermouth]

Appeals Court Sides With Led Zeppelin In “Stairway To Heaven” Copyright Case

An appeals court has officially decided to uphold the previous jury verdict that said that Led Zeppelin’s “Stairway To Heaven” was not a rip-off of Spirit’s “Taurus.” This news comes after a federal appeals court agreed to give the band a new hearing following the Ninth Circuit appeals court’s decision to overturn the jury’s verdict. You can read a 73-page court document regarding the case HERE.

[via Blabbermouth]