This is hilarious: Stairway to Heaven backwards and other tunes, including Hotel California, Imagine, and the only one I knew about that supposedly had a backwards message, I’m So Tired by the Beatles. From Stairway to Heaven:
Oh here’s to my sweet Satan. The one whose little path would make me sad…
It’s remarkable how you can hear what’s written; otherwise, it’s garbage if you didn’t know what to hear for. Well, it’s garbage anyway, but funny garbage.
There are, of course, websites devoted to songs played backwards, including, which provides mp3 samples of backward tunes, including clips from AC/DC, Eric Clapton, and even Britney Spears.
Wikipedia’s entry about Backward messages mentions deliberate backward messages, including the one from Pink Floyd’s Empty Spaces on The Wall, which when played backwards states:
…congratulations. You’ve just discovered the secret message. Please send your answer to Old Pink, care of the funny farm, Chalfont.