"Gallow's Pole" as written by and Robert Plant Jimmy Page....
Hangman, hangman, hold it a little while,
Think I see my friends comin',
Ridin many a mile.

A-friends, did you get some silver?
Did you get a little gold?
What did you bring me, my dear friends,
Keep me from the Gallows Pole?
What did you bring me
Keep me from the Gallows Pole?

I couldn't get no silver, I couldn't get no gold,
You know that we're too damn poor
To keep you from the Gallows Pole.

Hangman, hangman, hold it a little while,
I think I see my brother comin',
Ridin many a mile.

Mm-brother, did you get me some silver?
Ah, dya get a little gold?
A-what did you bring me, my brother,
Keep me from the Gallows Pole?

Brother, I brought you some silver, yeah,
I brought a little gold,
I brought a little of ev'ry thing
To keep you from the Gallows Pole.
Yes, I brought you
To keep you from the Gallows Pole.

Hangman, hangman, turn your head awhile,
I think I see my sister coming,
Ridin' many a mile, mile, mile, mile.
Sister, I implore you, take him by the hand,
Take him to some shady bower,
Save me from the wrath of this man,
Please take him,
Save me from the wrath of this mad-man.

Hangman, hangman, upon your face a smile,
Pray tell me that I'm free to ride,
Ride for many a mile, mile, mile.

Oh, yes, you got a fine sister,
She warmed my blood from cold,
She warmed my blood to boiling hot
To keep you from the Gallows Pole,
Pole, pole, pole, yeah yeah.

'brother brought me silver,
And your sister warmed my soul,
But now I laugh and pull so hard
And see you swinging on my Gallows Pole, yeah. -


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"Gallows Pole" as written by Robert Plant Jimmy Page

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    General CommentDamn this is an excellent song. Can't believe it hasn't been commented on yet. Awesome rhythm and sound. It's cool to have a story in a song and Zeppelin is awesome for that. Even if not a story, for painting an excellent picture in your mind. The story/picture of this song is great. Sucks he still ends up getting hung anyway. Still adds to the song though. Excellent, plain and simple.
    Dozer87on January 01, 2010   Link

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