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One account of how the new band's name was chosen held that Moon and Entwistle had suggested that a supergroup with Page and Beck would go down like a "lead balloon", an idiom for disastrous results. The group dropped the 'a' in lead at the suggestion of their manager, Peter Grant, so that those unfamiliar with the term would not pronounce it "leed". The ...


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Led Zeppelin's concert in Inglewood, California on March 27, 1975 included the longest version of Dazed and Confused the band ever played. On this particular night, they performed an unfathomable 45 minute long version of a song that lasted just 6 minutes and 28 seconds on their official debut release. The only known document of this mammoth take on the ...


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The book Hammer of the Gods by Steven Davis records a few of the nicknames that members of Led Zeppelin had for each other. Bonzo - John Bonham, due to his wild-man nature Percy - Robert Plant, for his high voice and effeminate mannerisms Led Wallet - Jimmy Page, for his tightness in spending money Jonesy - John Paul Jones most likely derived from his last ...


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These are two different songs, although a lot of the elements (key, scale, harmonies, melodies) are quite similar in places. Led Zeppelin's song was originally titled "Driving to Kashmir", and had begun as a lyric Plant had been inspired to write in the autumn of 1973 after a drive through southern Morocco. The music evolved in the studio: ...


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The guitar riff/chord structure has hints of Stairway to Heaven, but in a different key The verse sounds like anything by ZZ Top, with a touch of Rocky Mountain Way, minus the shuffle. WhoSampled has it listed as a cover by Dream Theatre, but no instances of it being sampled directly


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"Sweet little baby" is a recurrent lyric in Led Zeppelin's song "Dazed and Confused" song from their 1969 Album "Led Zeppelin". That's about as far as I can get to identify the song you are looking for.


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It's true that Led Zeppelin were notorious music thieves (with "Lemon Song" being a particularly infamous example). Like many other British musicians of the time, they had an unpleasant tendency to treat black American music as if it was a freely available natural resource, available to be plundered, and only under the domain of copyright after some white ...


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It sounds like you're looking for "Early Music." See if these meet your needs --these are all from YouTube searches for some combination of these terms: "flute", "harp", "lute", "early music", "renaissance." https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Ov4XyUX6sQ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J0i3bklG1NU https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fS25JiPa6fQ https://www....


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The short answer: This is based on some old blues songs that influenced the band. Some of the lyrics are from blues singer Albert King's song "The Hunter,"(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bHxsjJ3BdLQ) and much of the song was derived from Howlin' Wolf's "How Many More Years." (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OpKB6OZ_B4c) Extended answer: Some other Led ...


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Radio stations usually have to pay every time they play a song, or pay for a certain amount of playtime, but also have to pay an initial licensing fee to be able to play the songs at all, so to limit costs they only purchase a small number of song licenses. People in general want to hear the most popular songs, and want some consistency in their music, so ...


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On the heavy rock side I would suggest the very young band YAK: they released their first album "Alas Salvation" on 2016. Here you'll find their youtube channel, where you can taste some of their tunes. On the psych side I recommend the band Temples: here you'll find their debut single (2012), but all their "Sun Structures" album (2014) is great. And, oh, ...


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I recommend the young austrian Band Mother's Cake. They sound really a lot like classic 70's rock. I saw them at a festival this summer and was quite impressed. Check out this 6-track live video for a start.


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Over here in England there used to be a famous TV gardener called Percy Thrower and I recall reading somewhere the nick name derived from an in joke amoung the band about watching our own Plant grow and develop.I would think because of this the name came about earlier on in Zeppelins career as grow and develop he did and as we all know he "blossomed" in to a ...


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norcal johnny pointed me to the right direction. The song I was looking for was indeed The Hunter, but covered by Free. Hence, the album I was listening that day was Free - Tons of SOBs. What made it difficult to find is that in this version, the singer says "Ain't no use to hide".


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You're right, the peppy rhythmic line is very reminiscent of "All of My Love", although the instrumentation is different from that song. As far as the instruments, it sounds like a very characteristic drum sound and guitar sound for Led Zeppelin as well. Compare this classic Led Zeppelin track Black Dog. The song itself isn't that similar, but the way ...


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Here is a french band that play's 70s psychedelic blues rock you may like. A link to their first hit: Cheap Wine - I Come Back From Tomorrow


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