Today is the 40th anniversary of Stairway to Heaven. The last time I heard the song was 10 years ago, when I was told that it is the best song ever, and you have to hear it, or else you are a bad, bad person.
I listened to the song, and I don't remember liking it because it's too long. Too much guitar, not enough singing. Let me try listening to it again.
Okay, yeah...the guitar solos are kind of long and repetitive...And the lyrics aren't so good, either...
Hey, I figured it out! Just skip ahead to 6:00, where it becomes a halfway decent rock song. Yeah, that's not that bad. I wouldn't call it the best song ever, but it's kind of good if you just listen from there.
I guess I still don't see why people like this song too much. I think it takes too long for the song to get going; I would probably prefer it if they played with all the instruments from the start, rather than adding a new instrument into the mix every two minutes or so.