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Author Topic: "Stairway to Heaven": is it about Marilyn Monroe?  (Read 749 times) Average Rating: 0
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« on: November 27, 2009, 10:37:29 AM »

Anybody knows something about this? I was very surprised yesterday night when a friend of mine mentioned that on Facebook.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w9TGj2jrJk8

I have loved this song since my teenage years, and I always marveled at its mysterious lyrics, but it never occured to me that it could have been about MM.
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« Reply #1 on: November 27, 2009, 11:58:22 AM »

It could be about MM or any host of famous women who met untimely ends or experienced great heartache. Most songs like this are open to varied interpretation:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KTCYLbFxTpI
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« Reply #2 on: November 27, 2009, 05:01:23 PM »

I was told that it was about a prostitute *shrugs* Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: November 27, 2009, 05:09:24 PM »

Led Zeppelin? Maybe they wrote this one when they were...well, not very low. Roll Eyes
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« Reply #4 on: November 27, 2009, 08:58:24 PM »

Anybody knows something about this? I was very surprised yesterday night when a friend of mine mentioned that on Facebook.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w9TGj2jrJk8

I have loved this song since my teenage years, and I always marveled at its mysterious lyrics, but it never occured to me that it could have been about MM.
If you play "Stairway to Heaven" backwards, you'll hear some Satanic lyrics.
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