The other side says My response

"The song "Stairway to Heaven" by the group Led Zeppelin is the most popular song in rock history. One line of the song, says, "you know sometimes words have TWO MEANINGS." They should know the song is drenched in satanic backmasking! One part when played forward, says: "Yes, their are two paths you can go by, but in the long run there's still time to change the road you're on." But when played backwards, you clearly hear: "IT'S MY SWEET SATAN . . . Oh I will sing because I live with Satan." Jimmy Page of Led Zeppelin is a devout follower of satanist, Aliester Crowley. Page went so far as purchase Crowley's old mansion. Let there be no doubt who Zeppelin's master is on their song "Houses of the Holy", they sing, "Let the music be YOUR MASTER/ Will you heed the master's call/ Oh, Satan . . ."

Very interesting, but also VERY irrelevant. The 77's NEVER RECORDED "Stairway to Heaven"! I searched the discography on their official web site: http://www.77s.com and did not find the title on any of their releases! So WHY is this Christian rock critic criticizing them for a song they did not record????

"Surely, NO CHRISTIAN "in their right mind" (see Mark 5:15) would be listening to Led Zeppelin! NOT ONLY does the 77's "listen" to Led Zeppelin. The 77's EVEN "recorded" Zeppelin's song "Nobody's Fault But Mine" (an old blues tune) on their "Drowning With Land in Sight" album!"

Sadly, the 77's do not reproduce the lyrics to "Nobody's Fault But Mine" on their web site, but I was able to locate them on a secular sites dedicated to the rock group Grateful Dead (Not only Led Zeppelin recorded it, but also the Grateful Dead). I have no idea what either secular group's motivation were in recording the song - perhaps conviction from the Holy Spirit? But it is a good song:

Nobody's Fault But Mine

Nobody's fault but mine if I don't read my soul gets lost
Nobody's fault but mine
Had a Bible in my hand, had a Bible in my arm

My mother she taught me how to read
If I don't read my soul gets lost
Nobody's fault but mine, nobody's fault but mine

If it is a good song, why shouldn't we be using it? If it really was recorded out of a guilty conscience by a secular group, them it IS INSPIRED by the Holy Spirit - trying desperately to get through to a sinner!

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