Rock and Roll" is a song by the English rock band Led Zeppelin, which was first released as the second track from the band's fourth album in 1971. The song includes a guest appearance by the Rolling Stones pianist Ian Stewart. In 1972 Robert Christgau called it "simply the most dynamic hard-rock song in the music. Befitting its title, the song is based on one of the most popular structures in rock and roll, the three-chord song. It is performed in the key of A at a tempo of 170 beats per minute.
Lyrics to "Rock And Roll" song by Led Zeppelin: It's been a long time since I rock-and-rolled. It's been a long time since I did the Stroll . Robert Plant wrote the lyrics in response to critics who claimed that their previous album "Led Zeppelin III" wasn't really rock 'n' roll. The Book of Love", mentioned in this song, was a popular song by The Monotones. L. Led Zeppelin Lyrics. album: "Led Zeppelin IV" (1971). Black Dog Rock And Roll The Battle Of Evermore Stairway To Heaven Misty Mountain Hop Four Sticks Going To California When The Levee Breaks.
Led Zeppelin III had more of an acoustic, folk sound, and Plant wanted to prove they could still rock out. "We just thought rock and roll needed to be taken on again," he told Creem in 1988. I was finally in a really successful band, and we felt it was time for actually kicking ass. It wasn't an intellectual thing, 'cause we didn't have time for that - we just wanted to let it all come flooding out.
Reportedly, Led Zeppelin used to warm up playing Little Richard’s Keep a Knockin', and this song grew out of that. The opening drum work by Charles Connor is proof of this. The song also has its roots in its solo. During the recording of Led Zeppelin IV, the band was suffering from writer’s block, which led to their frustration. Jimmy Page vented on his guitar, unintentionally conceiving part of the aggressive solo on Rock and Roll. Rock And Roll’ was a spontaneous combustion. We were doing something else at the time, but Bonzo played the beginning of Little Richard’s ‘Good Golly Miss Molly’ with the tape still running and I just started doing that part of the riff. It actually ground to a halt after about 12 bars, but it was enough to know that there was enough of a number there to keep working on it.
Rock and Roll (Album, Led Zeppelin IV 1971) "The Song Remains the Same" Live Concert at Madison Square Garden in New York City 1973 USA Jimmy Page - Guitar Robert Plant - Vocals John Bonham - Drums John Paul Jones - Bass Warner Bros.
Rock and Roll" performed live in New York 1973, from "The Song Remains the Same". Get on the list! Get exclusive official Led Zeppelin news and announcements. Unable to process your request at this time. Please fill out the correct information. Thank you! Welcome to Led Zeppelin's mailing list.
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Led Zeppelin has been a huge deal for Lenny Kravitz since he was 11 years old, when his family moved from New York to Los Angeles. Listening to rock & roll, as opposed to Motown, went along with the setting I was in, he recalled in a 2002 interview. It was guys on the beach, ditching class and going to this little field behind a church, playing Zeppelin IV on a boom box, smoking weed and talking about skateboarding and surfing. It was new for me, and being at that age and playing guitar, it gave me something to look towards. Led Zeppelin! Whoa-ah! Rock & Roll! – summarizes Zep’s enduring appeal more aptly than any number of subsequent books and essays. In This Article: Led Zeppelin. Want more Rolling Stone?
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NotesAustralian pressing of this 45
|45-2865||Led Zeppelin||Rock And Roll / Four Sticks (7", Single)||Atlantic||45-2865||US||1972|
|R-0587||Led Zeppelin||Rock And Roll (Flexi, 6½", S/Sided, Card, Pic, Unofficial, Mono)||Krajowa Agencja Wydawnicza||R-0587||Poland||1974|
|AT 2865||Led Zeppelin||Rock And Roll / Four Sticks (7", Single)||Atlantic||AT 2865||Lebanon||1972|
|P-1123A||Led Zeppelin||Rock And Roll / Four Sticks (7", Single)||Atlantic||P-1123A||Japan||1972|
|1701-2370||Led Zeppelin||Rock And Roll / Four Sticks (7", Single)||Atlantic||1701-2370||Mexico||1972|