Jimmy Page: We Didn't Steal Whole Lotta Love Riff

Jimmy Page in the mid-1970s Photograph by Neal Preston/Corbis

When we reported on a claim that guitarist Jimmy Page lifted the opening notes of 1971′s Stairway to Heaven from a song by the obscure band Spirit in the latest issue of Bloomberg Businessweek, the band, via Warner Music, declined to comment. Now, with the pending rerelease of the band’s full discography, the questions about the band’s originality are mounting.

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