The 40 Greatest Led Zeppelin Songs of All Time

The definitive guide to Zeppelin’s finest recorded moments

'Traveling Riverside Blues' (1969)
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38. 'Traveling Riverside Blues' (1969)

Recorded at a BBC Radio session, this improvised take on a Robert Johnson song is one of their loosest moments. Page showcases his manic acoustic-slide jangle, and Plant workshops the "squeeze my lemon" soliloquy he'd make famous on Led Zeppelin II.

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