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Led Zeppelin

Over the Hills and Far Away (6:33)

"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…

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  • 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.
  • Loove it!
  • One of my favorite Zeppelin songs
  • jimbo! How the West Was One is an incredible live album!! One of my favorites of all time.
  • just i love
  • zepelini ja was uwielbiam
  • 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.
  • Love the "How the West was Won" version of this even more!
  • Great.
  • I live for my dream and a pocketful of gold!

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