Skip to comments.Led Zeppelin’s Stairway To Heaven Turns 40 Years Old
Posted on 11/12/2011 8:23:42 AM PST by FatherofFive
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So now it really is as Lead Zep.
The mighty Zepplin.Best RR band ever.”The rain song” is my favorite.
I’d like to know how many colleges and high schools in the seventies used the theme “Stairway to Heaven” for their yearbook or graduation theme.
I never did care much for that song. Just never understood what people saw in it.
Stairway to Heaven has been trodden down.
which means there still hasn’t been enough time for anyone to play it beginning to end.
(Okay, it just FEELS that long.)
From the guitar solo in the middle, to the drums, the build up, the song is exquisite. And I’m not even that big of a hard rock fan. But I do appreciate talent.
Any band that has the greatest drummer in the world and perhaps the greatest guitarist in the world, in the same band....yeah....destined for greatness.
Rock and Roll is still my favorite all time Led Zepp song though. Pure Rock N Roll....that song.
That means that, soon enough, we’ll hear the song played on a Cadillac commercial. Then after that, it will be on Muzak. The REAL big time.
No Stairway.... denied!
My very first 8-track was Led Zepplin IV.
The last 2 or 3 minutes were good.
Led Zeppelin II rocked harder than any of their albums that followed. There were some good songs, don’t get me wrong, but Zep II was the high point to me.
One Freeper posted a long list of the songs Led Zep, uh, borrowed.Nothing new borrowing tunes and tweaking them, found it more interesting than anything else.
Everything is a copy of a copy of a copy....
Geezer rock rules.
Van Halen original line up will release a new recording soon and tour.
Black Sabbath original line up to release a new one and tour too.
Dang, you beat me to it.
love most of Zeps stuff....
Stairway To Heaven is good.....but not my favorite ballad by them by any stretch....that would be “Babe I’m Gonna Leave You”....
I am like the ‘desperato’ guy on Seinfeld when it comes on...(and I like the Linda Ronstadt version of ‘desperato’ better than the Eagles version...this is getting convoluted...bye)
When I asked about that, the posters explained that they were on drugs at the time. And maybe they were in junior high school, unless they're quite old now. I liked Barry Manilow when I was in 7th grade.