"Stairway to Heaven" as written by Jimmy Page and Robert Plant...
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.

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 songbird who sings,
Sometimes all of our thoughts are misgiven.

Ooh, it makes me wonder,
Ooh, it makes me wonder.

There's a feeling I get when I look to the west,
And my spirit is crying for leaving.
In my thoughts I have seen rings of smoke through the trees,
And the voices of those who stand looking.

Ooh, it makes me wonder,
Ooh, it really makes me wonder.

And it's whispered that soon, if we all call the tune,
Then the piper will lead us to reason.
And a new day will dawn for those who stand long,
And the forests will echo with laughter.

If there's a bustle in your hedgerow, don't be alarmed now,
It's just a spring clean for the May queen.
Yes, there are two paths you can go by, but in the long run
There's still time to change the road you're on.
And it makes me wonder.

Your head is humming and it won't go, in case you don't know,
The piper's calling you to join him,
Dear lady, can you hear the wind blow, and did you know
Your stairway lies on the whispering wind?

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 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


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    General CommentThe meaning behind this song is the same as the meaning of most songs on this website. What was the main purpose to write this song? To entertain? To deliver a message? The love of creating music? Maybe so, but the reason to do this in the first place is to earn money. The others are merely secondary reasons to do so.

    Maybe this song has no message behind it. It just sounds nice and will get Led Zeppelin a lot of money to lie back on and laugh at the poor folk like you.

    When you are holding a Led Zeppelin CD, you are not holding anything that holds any deep meaning. You are holding a mere product, not art, which is merely a tool to get Led Zeppelin rich.

    Led Zeppelin would rather you buy a copy of their album and burn it than if you were to listen to it for free and appreciate every note and lyric. They care more about the money than they do about their fans.

    Music is an art form and it has transformed into another way to part fools with their money. The situation is getting worse nowadays because of MTV. They treat music as a fashion accessory and ‘artists’ as gods and care more about their fancy jewellery and celebrity status than their so-called ‘art’.

    The meaning of Stairway to Heaven was to make Led Zeppelin rich, and it worked.
    Yournewgodon July 29, 2005   Link

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