Led Zeppelin Songs by Authorship Controversy

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Some of the lyrics to this song appeared in a prior Willie Dixon-penned song; he was given a credit in 1985
This instrumental, credited to Page, sounds much like a similarly-titled traditional folk song as recorded by Bert Jansch
The band recorded their cover of this Anne Bredon song and credited it as 'traditional, arr. Page' after hearing it on a Joan Baez album (Bredon was later given a cowriting credit)
This traditional song was adapted from an arrangement by Fred Gerlach; the listed credit is 'trad. arr. Page and Plant'
This song, credited as traditional, includes uncredited elements of 'Shake 'Em on Down' written by Bukka White
This song was originally written by Jake Holmes and covered by The Yardbirds; Led Zeppelin recorded it with different lyrics and credited it simply to Page
The beginning and end of this song were homages to an identically-titled Willie Dixon song; he was later given a co-writing credit in 1972
This song borrows lyrics from Howlin' Wolf's 'Killing Floor,' which the band had covered live; he was later given a co-writing credit in 1972
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Parts of this multi-section song bear similarities to previous efforts by Jeff Beck and Howlin' Wolf; the latter was given a co-writing credit in 1993
This song, co-written by John Paul Jones, re-appeared as the title track to Page and Plant's 1994 album without Jones's knowledge
This traditional song, admittedly with a drastic re-arrangement, is credited as a new composition by the band
This blues cover, though credited, also appeared on a Jeff Beck album a few months before Zeppelin's version was released, leading to a dispute
Parts of this song bear resemblance to the song 'Taurus' by Spirit, who Led Zeppelin had opened for
Ritchie Valens's mother was given a co-writing credit on this song for some lyrical inspiration; the band were later sued for the entire songwriting credit and settled out of court
John Paul Jones arranged the integral strings for this song, credited only to Page and Plant
Some lyrics and melodic elements of this song, as well as the arrangement, are almost identical to the earlier Moby Grape song 'Never'

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