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"Over the Hills and Far Away" is the third track from Led Zeppelin's 1973 album Houses of the Holy.

Jimmy Page and Robert Plant originally constructed the song in 1970 at Bron-Yr-Aur, a small cottage in Wales where they stayed after completing a gruelling North American concert tour.

Page plays a six-string acoustic guitar introduction with a melody reminiscent of "White Summer". Page repeats the theme with 12-string acoustic guitar in unison.

Plant's vocals enter on the next repetition. He… read more

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  • Avatar for Zodiark111
    It's beautiful. That riff man. It's beautiful.
  • Avatar for bl777
    This was the opening song when Led Zeppelin came to Dallas - March 4, 1975. I will always remember about 20 years ago my 12 year old son heard me humming this song. He asked me who does that - can you play it for me? Just happened to have it loaded in my car CD player. A new generation turned onto Led Zeppelin.
  • Avatar for Storchel
    Loove it!
  • Avatar for KKaulfers
    One of my favorite Zeppelin songs
  • Avatar for melisserific
    jimbo! How the West Was One is an incredible live album!! One of my favorites of all time.
  • Avatar for burza59
    just i love
  • Avatar for burza59
    zepelini ja was uwielbiam
  • Avatar for atearmstoholdya
    On the fade out I love the either harpsichord or the guitar, whichever it is. It reminds me of my grandfather's Grandfather Clock's chimes. My grandfather died about a month after "Houses of the Holy" was released. Every time I hear this song I think of my grandfather.
  • Avatar for jimbo_francis
    Love the "How the West was Won" version of this even more!
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