Stairway to Heaven Stairway to Heaven
By Douglas Forster ReadOasis Step 3 (Part 3) Perhaps they played the song too many times. Perhaps FM radio stations across America played the... Stairway to Heaven

By Douglas Forster
ReadOasis Step 3
(Part 3)

Perhaps they played the song too many times. Perhaps FM radio stations across America played the song too much. For whatever reason, by the end of their final concert tour of the U.S. in 1977, Robert Plant had had enough of “Stairway to Heaven.” According to Plant, “There are only so many times you can sing it and mean it. . . it just became sanctimonious.” They played the song again, minus John Bonham, in 1985 at the Live Aid concert. Then again in ...

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