Last night’s tunes

Led Zeppelin’s “Tangerine”:

Never heard that one before last night. He decided to share a few tunes with me, telling me to look up the lyrics when I get a chance. So here I am the next morning…

Led Zeppelin’s “Friends”:

Bright light almost blinding,
Black night still there shining,
I can’t stop, keep on climbing,
Looking for what I knew.

Had a friend, she once told me,
“You got love, you ain’t lonely,”
Now she’s gone and left me only
Looking for what I knew.

Mmm, I’m telling you now,
The greatest thing you ever can do now,
Is trade a smile with someone who’s blue now,
It’s very easy just.

Met a man on the roadside crying,
Without a friend, there’s no denying,
You’re incomplete, they’ll be no finding
Looking for what you knew.

So anytime somebody needs you,
Don’t let them down, altho’ it grieves you,
Some day you’ll need someone like they do,
Looking for what you knew.

Mmm, I’m telling you now,
the greatest thing you ever can do now,
Is trade a smile with someone who’s blue now,
It’s very easy.

Hmm. Good song.

Led Zeppelin’s “Celebration Day”:

Her face is cracked from smiling,
All the fears that she’s been hiding,
And it seems pretty soon ev’rybody’s gonna know.
And her voice is sore from shouting,
Cheering winners who are losing,
And she worries if their days are few
And soon they’ll have to go.

*My, my, my, I’m so happy,
I’m gonna join the band,
We are gonna sing and dance in celebration,
We are in the promised land.

She hears them talk of new ways
To protect the home she lives in,
Then she wonders what it’s all about
When they break down the door.
Her name is Brown or White or Black,
You know her very well,
You hear her cries of mercy
As the winners toll the bell.

* Chorus

There is a train that leaves the station
Heading for your destination,
But the price you pay to nowhere has increased a dollar more.
Yes, it has!
And if you walk you’re gonna get there
Tho’ it takes a little longer,
And when you see it in the distance
You will wring your hands and moan.

So many tunes from Led Zeppelin I’m not yet familiar with. He’s encouraged me to listen to albums I and III in full.

Led Zeppelin’s “Out on the Tiles”:

As I walk down the highway all I do is sing this song,
And a train that’s passin’ my way helps the rhythm move along.
There is no doubt about the words are clear,
The voice is strong, is oh so strong.
I’m just a simple guy, I live from day to day.
A ray of sunshine melts my frown and blows my blues away,
There’s nothing more that I can say but on a day like today
I pass the time away and walk a quiet mile with you.

*All I need from you is all your love,
All you got to give to me is all your love,
All I need from you is all your love,
All you got to give to me is all your love.

Oooh yeah, ooh yeah, ooh yeah, oh yeah.
I’m so glad I’m living and gonna tell the world I am,
I got me a fine woman and she says that I’m her man,
One thing that I know for sure gonna give her all the loving
Like nobody, nobody, nobody, nobody can.
Standing in the noonday sun trying to flag a ride,
People go and people come, see my rider right by my side,
It’s a total disgrace, they set the pace, it must be a race
And the best thing I can do is run.

* Chorus

 

Another I just happened across by chance last night, The Beatles’ “Hey Bulldog”:

Never heard that one before either.

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