Friday, January 27, 2012

The Song that Spawned Led Zeppelin's "Whole Lotta Love"

In 1969, Led Zeppelin's second album, "Led Zeppelin II" was released to much acclaim. The song "Whole Lotta Love" was one of the album's highlights and is one of the most popular rock songs ever.

However, the inspiration for this song was actually from Muddy Waters' song "You Need Love" which was written by Willie Dixon in 1962.

Here's both vids; and you decide!


  1. i think led zeppelin cover (or whatever!) are way too rock but muddy waters is what u can call "blues" .. but you can't deny how amazing page's guitar riff in the song..


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