Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Dazed, Confused and Ripped Off ?????


According to the Federal lawsuit obtained by TMZ, Jake Holmes says he snagged a copyright for "Dazed and Confused" in 1967, two years before Zeppelin recorded its version that sounds suspiciously similar.

Could it be -- Zep ripped off a folk singer?

Listen to Holmes' 1967 recording.



Now take a listen to Zep's 1969 version.



The verses are different, but the music's a dead ringer.

Here's the good news for Page. Even if a court decides Page ripped off Holmes, the folk singer can only sue for damages from the last 3 years, because of that pesky statute of limitations.

As for why Holmes waited so long to sue ... who knows? His attorney had no comment.






2 comments:

  1. The music is great but lyrics are different, they both are great songs though, so i don't find a big deal with it..

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