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tell me what is your favourite lyric, out of the the songs Led Zeppelin wrote, I was looking at the words of some of the songs last evening, and was chatting with friends, all sorts came up,so we had a debate to find out which ones or solo one, they liked best, mine was:

From Stairway to Heaven.

With a word she can get what she came for.

I also like Speak to me only with your eyes, but I said only one. LOL :D

One of my faves-

Took my seed from my shakin' frame.

Same old fire, another flame....

Reminds me of my college daze,uh..I mean days.

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Achilles Last Stand...

It was an April morning when they told us we should go

And as I turned to you, you smiled at me, how could we say no?

With all the fun to have, to live the dreams we always had

Oh, the songs to sing, when we at last return again

Sending off a glancing kiss, to those who claim they know

Below the streets that steam and hiss,

The devil's in his hole

Oh to sail away, To sandy lands and other days

Oh to touch the dream, Hides inside and never seen.

Into the sun the south the north, at last the birds have flown

The shackles of commitment fell, In pieces on the ground

Oh to ride the wind, To tread the air above the din

Oh to laugh aloud, Dancing as we fought the crowd

To seek the man whose pointing hand, The giant step unfolds

To guide us from the curving path, That churns up into stone

If one bell should ring, in celebration for a king

So fast the heart should beat, As proud the head with heavy feet.

Days went by when you and I, bathed in eternal summers glow

As far away and distant, Our mutual child did grow

Oh the sweet refrain, Soothes the soul and calms the pain

Oh Albion remains, sleeping now to rise again

Wandering and wondering, What place to rest the search

The mighty arms of Atlas, Hold the heavens upon the earth

The mighty arms of Atlas, Hold the heavens from the earth

From the earth...

I know the way, know the way, know the way, know the way (X2)

Oh the mighty arms of Atlas, Hold the heavens from the earth.

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My fave is the complete Stairway, I was poisoned by venomous spider bites in 1980 and spent several days in a fevered delerium. Stairway ran through my head on continuous loop. Surprisingly, I can still listen to it. For the record the piper did not call me to join him! Whew!

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One of my favorite lines would have to be from The Rain Song:

You are the sunlight in my growing

so little warmth I felt before

It isn't hard to feel me glowing

I watched the fire that grew so low

I have to listen to that song everytime it rains. Such a great song.

and for my other line, which happens to be my instant happy song, is from Night Flight:

I received a message from my brother 'cross the water

He sat laughin' as he wrote the ends in sight

So I said goodbye to all my friends

And packed my hopes inside a matchbox

'Cause I know it's time to fly

As soon as I hear Bonham play that tapping-like cymbal intro, I can only smile and anything that was bothering my instantly goes away. Gotta love Zeppelin.

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Little Robert Anthony wants to come and play (HMMT)

In the End of the studio record of IMTOD somebody coughs and Robert sings 'Cough'

I love the Count-In of Bonzo in The Ocean

'Now I'm singing all my songs to the girl who wants my heart

She is only three years old, thats a real fine way to start'

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Way down in East End London

past the river streams

they held an event

wasn't what it seemed

Kin folk come from miles around

'bout eight o'clock didn't hear no sound

oh no

Where'd Ronnie go?

oh no

Where'd Ronnie go?

oh no Where'd Ronnie go?

well he was here just a minute ago

but he's gone ain't gonna show

oh no

Where'd Ronnie go?

"Where'd Ronnie Go" from Led Zeppelin's forthcoming album "Straight Outta Compton"


A friend's concubines landscaper told my wife that the B-side on the fourth vinyl

single to be released from "Straight Outta Compton",is titled "Percy On The Mersey"

Is this straight up? What the rune about?

Your insight would be greatly appreciated.

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"Some people cry and some people die by the wicked ways of love;

But I'll just keep on rollin' along with the grace of the Lord above" !!

That just about somes it up

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So many...

"The mighty arms of Atlas, hold the heavens from the earth" from Achilles Last Stand,

"...kissing tiny flowers.." verse from That's The Way

"peace and trust can win the day despite of all your losing" from Immigrant Song

"STRIDER" from live Bron-Yr-Aur Stomp :D

and the verse from What Is And What Should Never Be.

I hate chosing, but seeing as I want to top up my post number so I *have* to, they'd be them.

Much love to everyone

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Hey, hey, baby, when you walk that way,

Watch your honey drip, can't keep away. ;)

and I'm sure I'm not the only female on here that loves The Rain Song, especially "speak to me only with your eyes.."

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From just about any Zeppelin song...

"Baby, Baby, Baby! OOOH YEAH!"



no doubt...

I like "The storm drives back the foot that's slow"........just a cool way of wording it I guess........I like how he stomps his foot during that part on stage

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Oh, Lord, deliver me

All the wrong I've done

Ooh, you can deliver me, Lord

I only wanted to have some fun

from IMTOD and i love all the words to The Rain Song. Dont know how Plant ever got voted the 20th worst lyricist!

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Seek the man whose pointing hand the giant step unfolds

Guide us from the curving path that turns our feet to stone


No comfort has the fire at night that lights the face so cold

Dance in the dark of night, sing 'till the mornin' light


Oh how I wonder, oh how I worry

and I would dearly like to know

How all this squander of earthly plunder

will leave us anything to show

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I love many lyrics, but here's an example from kashmir:

Oh let the sun beat down upon my face, stars to fill my dream,

I am a traveler of both time and space, to be where I have been.

and Immigrant Song:

We come from the land of the ice and snow,

From the midnight sun where the hot springs blow.

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'Talk Talk - I've felt the coldness of my winter

I never thought it would ever go. I cursed the gloom that set upon us, upon us..

But I know that I love you so' - The Rain Song

'And if you feel that you can't go on. And your will's sinkin' low

Just believe and you can't go wrong.

In the light you will find the road. You will find the road


Oh, did you ever believe that I could leave you, standing out in the cold ' - In The Light

'If we could just join hands' - The Rover

'If the sun refused to shine, I would still be loving you.' - Thank You

'And I do. ' - Tangerine [especially here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qwi_3FVITw0]

'I live for my dream and a pocketful of gold. ' - Over The Hills & Far Away

'We've done four already but now we're steady

and then they went: One, two, three, four' - The Ocean

'Waaay dooown insiiide... woman... You neeeed... luuuuuuuuuv. ' - Whole Lotta Love

And the whole lyrics of Stairway to Heaven, especially 'if there's a bustle in your hedgerow' (:

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