There's 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.
Ooh, ooh, and she's buying a stairway to heaven.

What's the next line?

Ther... You sure?

There's a sign on the wall (pause)
When she gets there she knows, if the stores are all closed
With a word she can get what she came for.

And it makes me wonder
Ooooooh... and it makes me wonder

If there's a bustle in your hedgerow
Yes, there are two paths you can go, but in the long run
The piper's .....

(sings guitar solo, not play, sings!)

And as we wind on down the road
Our shadows taller than our souls.
There walks a lady we all know
Who lights white light and wants to show
And if you listen very hard
The tune will come to you at last.
When all are one and one is all
To be a rock and not to roll.

And she's buying a stairway to heaven.

Lyrics submitted by sicsicsic

Stairway to Heaven (Led Zeppelin cover) song meanings
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  • +3
    General CommentGrohl is a HUGE Zeplin fan. He [obviously] purposely drags out the intro and forgets words, simply to prove to everyone else that you MUST NEVER COVER THIS SONG. You will only ruin it and embarrass yourself and band. The guitar part singing was purely for comic releif... I love David Grohl.
    Duverouxon April 11, 2007   Link
  • +2
    General CommentNo, no, no.

    Dave Grohl fucked this up on purpose, he did it to say that people should never cover this song.

    How could you even forget the lyrics to this song being as big a fan of Led Zeppelin as he is. I know Robert Plant did, but he hates Stairway To Heaven anyway.
    thezepper18on February 22, 2010   Link
  • +1
    General CommentSome of you people make me cry..

    People who are trying to say he actually forgot the words, you just.. make me want to punch babies in the face.
    Androooon May 30, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentIve got this as live MP3 is very funny lol when he speaks the guitar solo and forgets the words to part of the song
    docile_kipperon July 22, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentYeah, this is a great song. It's from a live prefomance on Craig Kilborn. Dave Grohl is so great. Who else would play a song live that they don't know the words to? If you've never heard this song, download it now!!!
    stickboy20on September 28, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti'm pretty sure dave was joking about forgetting the lyrics
    el scorcho9on October 06, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentIf you wanna know the lyrics...check out the original by Led's way better anyway! Sick song!
    ferret_85on March 15, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General Commentit's hilarious! i was cracking up the first time i heard it! did he seriously forget the lyrics...?
    fluke_on April 01, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General Commentferret 85, you either are or just sound like a drunk moron, duh "you wanna know the lyrics... check out the original by led zepplin... its way better" like oh my frickin gosh, first of all you spelled zeppelin wrong, second of all it is an understanding that anyone with any knowledge of music whatsoever already knows the song, and recognizes from the first time he messes up its a parody,
    toolucky1234on April 19, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General CommentO.K so anyone wanna actually comment on what the songs about?
    rockNroll*sennion May 03, 2003   Link

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