Stairway to Heaven
If you talk to Mr. Page about the Led Zeppelin reissues, don’t use the term “bonus tracks.”
On Minimation, we comb through the archives of legendary New York radio station WNEW-FM and animate interviews with legendary rock artists. In this installment, Robert Plant explains how he and Jimmy Page wrote Led Zeppelin’s “Stairway to Heaven.”
Another lawsuit for the mighty Zep…
The band claims that the opening notes of “Stairway to Heaven” – one of the most iconic riffs of all time – mimic the same chord progression of Spirit’s song, which appeared on their 1968 debut.
Decades after they called it quits, Led Zeppelin remain one of the most popular and enduring rock and roll bands of all time. Their biggest song, arguably, is “Stairway To Heaven,” from their 1971 untitled album.
Happy Birthday, Stairway!