Australian singles chart:
Whole Lotta Love entered the Kent chart on 19 January 1970 and went to #1. The song was #12 on the Top 100 of 1970.
The song is on Led Zeppelin II which entered the Kent album chart on 27 December 1969. The album reached #1 on 2 March 1970 and remained on top for 5 weeks.
John Bonham, Willie Dixon, John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page, Robert Plant
Record label of Australian release:
Jimmy Page came up with the guitar riff on his houseboat on the River Thames at Pangbourne, Berkshire, England.
Read more: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whole_Lotta_Love
This blistering track from Led Zeppelin’s second album contains some of Robert Plant’s most lascivious lyrics, culled from the blues. It’s not poetry, but he gets his point across quite effectively, letting the girl know that he’s yearning, and ready to give her all of his love – every inch.
Plant’s lyrics are based on a 1962 Muddy Waters song written by Willie Dixon called You Need Love, where Waters sings:
I ain’t foolin’, you need schoolin’
Baby, you know you need coolin’
Woman, way down inside
Read more: www.songfacts.com/facts/led-zeppelin/whole-lotta-love
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