Heart’s Ann And Nancy Wilson Honor Led Zeppelin With Rocking ‘Stairway To Heaven’ Cover

Jul 28, 2020

Legendary sisters Ann and Nancy Wilson pay tribute to another group of rock legends. 

Stairway to Heaven is one of those iconic songs that seems to transcend time. The legendary Led Zeppelin classic is one of the most beloved from the iconic band's massive catalog. It is a song that continues to bring the band new fans every day. It is also a song that has been covered by some noteworthy artists before, including in 2012 by sisters Ann and Nancy Wilson of the band Heart.

To this day, their cover of Stairway to Heaven remains one of the song's most iconic outside of the realm of actual Zeppelin performances. This now legendary rendition was recorded in 2012. The magnificent performance put on by the sisters was performed at the Kennedy Center Honors.

This performance shows that even though Stairway to Heaven was first released back in 1971, it is still a song that can inspire music fans of today. This is evidenced by the countless new views that this iconic video gets every day across the world wide web.


A Performance That Dominated the Entire Show That Night

One of the most legendary cover renditions of Stairway to Heaven was performed by the legendary Wilson sisters Nancy and Ann. These ladies are rock icons themselves and were a key part of the success of the band Heart.

It was a huge honor for the surviving members of Led Zeppelin to receive the Kennedy Center Honors in 2012. They were present that evening while various rock stars paid tribute to their music. It was Heart, and sisters Nancy and Ann Wilson that truly stole the show that evening when they did their version of Stairway to Heaven.

The sisters were also joined on the stage by Jason Bonham. He is the son of legendary Zeppelin drummer John Bonham and a highly accomplished drummer in his own right. Adding his presence was perfect for this performance by these two legendary women of rock.

The Wilson Sisters Had Some Additional Help

This performance also had some outstanding backup singers that added to it. These women came in a few minutes into the performance of Stairway to Heaven. The expressions on the faces of the surviving members of Zeppelin truly tell the story and it is obvious that they approved of this heartfelt tribute. So did countless fans around the world that have seen it since it first took place. It is one of those musical performances that always gets people coming back to it.

There is a reason that this cover of Stairway to Heaven is one of the most popular of all time. It is a testament to the power of Led Zeppelin and the talents of the Wilson sisters. Countless fans continue to find out about this amazing performance every day.

When Ann and Nancy Wilson of Heart joined forces with drummer Jason Bonham to cover the Zeppelin classic Stairway to Heaven, an iconic moment in rock history was created. It is one that continues to be remembered fondly to this day. It also continues to bring in new fans daily.

What were your thoughts when you first saw this heartfelt cover of Stairway to Heaven by Ann and Nancy Wilson of the rock band Heart? Are you blown away each time you get a chance to see it again? If you answered yes to these questions, then help this video to pick up even more new fans by passing it along to all of your family, friends, and anyone else you know.