What is the story behind Stairway to Heaven?
What is the controversy over Stairway to Heaven?
The iconic rock band were accused of stealing the song's opening riff from a song called Taurus by US psych-rockers Spirit, recorded three years before the release of the album Led Zeppelin IV, which contained the rock behemoth.Apr 5, 2021
Is the song Stairway to Heaven about drugs?
THE first three lines of Led Zeppelin's 1971 rock classic "Stairway to Heaven" speak of a lady who's sure "all that glitters is gold" and who is "buying a stairway to heaven." This, according to social scientists, is a clear reference to drug use.May 19, 1991
Why is the Stairway to Heaven in Hawaii forbidden?
Since 1987, the Haiku Stairs have been under restricted access due to vandalism and liability concerns. In 2002, Honolulu spent $875,000 to fix damaged sections of the stairs with the intent of formally re-opening it for public use.Sep 13, 2021
Is Stairway to Heaven about Lord of the Rings?
The site states that “there is no apparent link” to any of Tolkien's work in “Stairway to Heaven.” A 2003 essay from TheOneRing.com (not to be confused with TheOneRing.net) makes it clear that “the band has denied any connection between Stairway to Heaven and LOTR.” It's also a point made in the book Led Zeppelin FAQ, ...Jan 2, 2015
What is the longest rock song?
“Thick as a Brick” is the longest popular rock song ever recorded. It is so long that it's actually the only track on the album, with each part taking up an entire side!Feb 2, 2020