There are few more epic rambling songs than Stairway to Heaven, it provides a pretty astute summary of Led Zeppelin and as an introduction to the band would tell you most of what you need to know, although it lacks the powerful chunky riffs you may find in other tunes. Putting so much great guitar work into one track is well worth a listen, a great bit of acoustic pickiness and a great solo – I was going to say squeezed into a track, but at 8 minutes long there wasn’t much squeezing going on here.

I chose this as my performance piece for GCSE music but given that I spent most of my time messing around in the practice rooms doing very little actual practice it wasn’t my finest piece, I think at one point I lost time with the backing track and I never quite managed to nail the solo, the switching from acoustic to electric proved to be ambitious as well. Still to this day though over 10 years later I can pick up a guitar and play out the first few minutes of acoustic goodness with no problem – it’s engrained in my memory. Obviously I wouldn’t try that in a music store of course – “Stairway DENIED!”

From the blog

Three for Friday – 26th March

If you’re new to the Three for Friday quiz it’s just a bit of fun that goes up on Instagram every week. Three quick questions to test your musical knowledge. Check it out on instagram or’s other social media sites and let us know how you get on!

Welcome to Version 1.0

So if you’ve never visited before you’re going to notice the site is looking a little different now. It was a lockdown project that has seemingly forever taken a backseat to family life and other paid work and the likes but finally here it is. The previous site incarnation (now archived at was a […]

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What's in yours? Share the songs and tracks you love and tell us why.

Discover Mumubl

Welcome to Mumubl a place where you can talk about the music that means a lot to you and discover the tracks and albums that move other people.

It’s all about sharing

The aim of the site is to establish a community of users each sharing their musical loves and likes – think “Desert Island Discs” or “Tracks of my years”

Anyone can share on Mumubl, simply head to the registration page and sign up and get posting. What are you waiting for, we’d love to hear what you love.


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