Led Zeppelin prevails in copyright case

June 23, 2016 5:01 PM

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Led Zeppelin did not steal a riff from an obscure 1960s instrumental tune to use for the introduction of its classic rock anthem Stairway to Heaven, a federal court jury decided Thursday.

The verdict in Los Angeles settles a point that music fans have debated for decades but didn't find its way to court until two years ago, when the trustee for the late Randy Craig Wolfe filed a copyright lawsuit.

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