So ends Zeppelin week…
It has been suggested that the title of the song was originally supposed to be known as “Wheelchair Song” as an acknowledgment of Plant’s broken ankle which caused him to fear he would never walk again, and which was a result of a car accident.-Wikipedia
As with all the other tracks on Led Zeppelin’s debut album, Robert Plant didn’t get a writing credit for this song due to unexpired contractual obligations.-wikipedia
Jimmy Page used some 14 guitar tracks to overdub the harmony section. Robert Plant later added lyrics, which are dedicated to an old girlfriend who, ten years earlier, had made him choose either her or his music. -Wikipedia
Zep Week: Cuz I’m lazy and they rock. “Dazed and Confused” no the movie, not the Yarbirds song, the Zeppellin version. And not just the Zeppelin version but the LIVE Zeppelin version.
Amorphis is a Finnish heavy metal band started by Jan Rechberger, Tomi Koivusaari, and Esa Holopainen in 1990. Initially, the band was a death metal act, but on later albums they evolved into playing other genres, including heavy metal, progressive metal, and folk metal. They frequently use the Kalevala, the Epic Poem of Finland, as a source for their lyrics. -Wikipedia
Geezer Butler of Black Sabbath fame… Song was inspired by Man in a Suitcase, a 1967 television series: McGill (known as “Mac”) was a former U.S. intelligence agent based in London. After being thrown out of the agency for something he did not do, he finds his “false” reputation has preceded him everywhere he goes. To make ends meet he takes odd and intriguing “private eye” type jobs all over Europe, all the while trying to clear his name. -IMDB
Iommi is Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi’s first official solo album.
Sevendust is an American heavy metal band from Atlanta, Georgia. Formed in 1994 by bassist Vince Hornsby, drummer Morgan Rose and guitarist John Connolly. After their first demo, lead vocalist Lajon Witherspoon and guitarist Clint Lowery joined the group. Following a few name changes, the members settled on the name Sevendust and released their self-titled debut album on April 15, 1997. -Wikipedia
Took a week for vaction then recovery… back on the grind..