Hangman hangman hold it a little while,
Think I see my friends coming,
Riding many a mile.
Friends did you get a some silver?
Did you get a little gold?
What did you bring me my dear friends,
To keep me from the gallows pole?
What did you bring me,
To keep me from the gallows pole?

Bedtime music is usually soothing, peaceful, soporific stuff. So Led Zeppelin for bedtime music? Well not quite bedtime. Working as a consultant, all day is spent doing mental exercises and brain work. Result – mental fatigue. Solution – something that flushes the mind and clears everything.

And so Led Zeppelin.

Past couple of hours, spent time listening to albums Volume 1, 2 and 3.

Couldn’t find video of Gallows Pole, but here’s Dazed and Confused from Volume 1.

Volume 1 is the introduction – the first album – to Led Zeppelin. A whole new sound of blues, folk, classic rock. Folksy vocals of Plant, wailing chords of Page. If you ever want to dig into Led Zep, start here.

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2 thoughts on “Bedtime Music – Led Zeppelin

  1. seems like you’ve become my music guru. First i’d ignored atom heart mother and then discovered it thanks to your blog. and now i realize that I hadn’t appreciated the latter half of the album adequately at all (talkign of LedZep1). listening to it now. absolutely rocking stuff.

    1. I too have been re-listening all the old stuff after ages. Hence these observations on these classic numbers. Happy listening.

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