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Black Mountain Side song meanings
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    General Commentbarely anyone knows this really, but i got a cd on the roots of led zeppelin with a copy of MOJO. on this album was a lot of led zeppelin songs sung by the people that wrote the songs. among this was a song called "blackwater side" by bert jansch, it has the same melody, only it has words. in my time of dying was on that cd too.
    lilfinon February 02, 2005   Link
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    General Commentim not sure how exactly, but I'm almost certain this song has something to do with sex, drugs, Lord of the Rings, blues, and just a hint of Satanism
    MrTambourineManon December 30, 2004   Link
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    General CommentI have to agree with lilfin, it is based around a Bert Jansch song. It comes from the sitar-like D-modal tuning (DADGAD) which Jimmy uses of a few yardbirds & zep songs, White Summer (Yardbirds 'Little Games', 1967), Midnight Moonlight (Zep left-over later called Swan Song) and most famously Kashmir. He was taught the tuning in 1966 by Al Stewart who taught him to play the Jansch song Black Waterside which it bears definite similarities to. I love this song.
    iknoweverythingon March 02, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThis is an instrumental! Why doesn't it say that.
    Philadelphia Eagleson December 27, 2004   Link
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    General CommentBecause Your Time Is Gonna Come rolls into Black Mountain Sidel. Then it's Instrumental.
    JosephWolfon December 31, 2004   Link
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    General CommentWhat's that?
    JosephWolfon January 07, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI guess some people's whole knowledge of Zeppelin is based on the DVD. That's kinda sad but it's not a crime to be young. The song is Black Mountain Side. Page attached White Summer to it in live performances. I like the White Summer part a lot.
    JumpyJackon January 21, 2005   Link
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    General CommentJust because the chorus of Your Time Is Gonna Come cross-edits with it doesn't mean this song has lyrics... (eyes rolling).
    It's an awesome instrumental btw.
    Kaztoron January 22, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThere it's fixed Mr. Kaztor, I don't know know much about music, I just like it, gimme a break.
    JosephWolfon January 23, 2005   Link
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    General Commenthaha...I am trying to learn more about Led Zep... thats why I like this sight...:P...this song is really cool cause I really like how you if you only listen to led Zep you can still have such a VARIETY of music!! anywy..Led Zeps instrumentals are so cool because you get a chance to hear the amazing Jimmy and also you get a chance to think...something ppl should try more
    LedZepLuveron January 28, 2005   Link

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