Overheard at the Led Zeppelin ““Stairway to Heaven”” Copyright Trial

 

  • “Your honor, we did not steal this particular song”
  • “Can we use ‘totally wasted on smack’ as a defense?”
  • “We rock! Case closed”
  • “Music is about passion, not about who stole what from whom”
  • “We paid it forward when Puff Daddy stole ‘Kashmir’!”
  • “You should be thanking us for deciding your song was worth taking”
  • “You guys are being kind of uncool about us stealing your song”
  • “It was all Bonham’s fault. Take it out of his estate”
  • “Ripping people off is what the music industry is all about!”