“And as we wind on down the road. Our shadows taller than our soul. There walks a lady we all know — who shines white light and wants to show, how everything still turns to gold — and if you listen very hard, the truth will come to you at last. When all are one and one is all. To be a rock and not a roll.” — Stairway to Heaven by Led Zeppelin. Composed by guitarist Jimmy Page and vocalist Robert Plant
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“There is a lady who’s sure — all that glitters is gold and she’s buying a Stairway to Heaven.When she gets there, she knows… if the stores are all closed — with a word she can get what she came for. There’s a sign on the wall but she wants to be sure — cause you know sometimes words have two meanings. In a tree by the brook there’s a song bird who sings. Sometimes all of our thoughts are misgiven…”
”Stairway to Heaven” is a song by the English rock band Led Zeppelin. It was composed by guitarist Jimmy Page and vocalist Robert Plant for the band’s fourth unnamed studio album. The song was voted #3 in 2000 by VH1 on their list of the 100 Greatest Rock Songs. It was the most requested song on FM radio stations in the United States in the 1970s, despite never having been released as a single there. In November 2007, through download sales promoting Led Zeppelin’s Mothership release, “Stairway to Heaven” hit #37 on the UK Singles Chart.