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Why some of the most famous passages in rock history might not be protected by copyright

Jul 2, 2019
Sheet music submitted to the U.S. Copyright Office might matter more than what a song sounds like.
Jimmy Page performs onstage during the 24th Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony in 2009. Page's guitar solo in "Stairway to Heaven" is the subject of an ongoing copyright infringement lawsuit.
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