‘Stairway to heaven’: Two ways to climb it: Led Zeppelin and Rodrigo Y Gabriela (‘Present time: the past melts into the future!’)

‘Present time: the past melts in the future!’ 

Stairway to Heaven By Led Zeppelin

There’s a lady who’s sure all that glitters is gold
And she’s buying a stairway to heaven
And when she gets there she knows if the stores are closed
With a word she can get what she came for

Woe oh oh oh oh oh
And she’s buying a stairway to heaven

There’s a sign on the wall but she wants to be sure
And 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

Woe oh oh oh oh oh
And she’s buying a stairway to heaven

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

Woe oh oh oh oh oh
And she’s buying a stairway to heaven

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 forest will echo with laughter

And it makes me wonder

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

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’t 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
Woe oh oh oh oh oh
And she’s buying a stairway to heaven

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6 responses to “‘Stairway to heaven’: Two ways to climb it: Led Zeppelin and Rodrigo Y Gabriela (‘Present time: the past melts into the future!’)

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  3. another woman leading us to heaven:

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    • Make sure you got a functioning parachutte for the the descent to…mother Earth!
      And by the way she is great! Thanks for your wonderful contribution! Have a wonderful weekend (I’m going out soon).

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  4. never saw Gabriela before – gracias for that link!

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