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Some of Robert Plant's lyrics in this song were inspired by the work of J.R.R. Tolkien, author of The Lord of The Rings. The references are to the adventures of the Hobbit, Frodo Baggins, as he goes to "the darkest depths of Mordor" and encounters "Gollum and the evil one." Plant later admitted in an audio documentary that he was embarrassed by the Tolkien references, as they don't make all that much sense - a fair maiden wouldn't… read more

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  • To sing my song ♫
  • great song man
  • Great guitar work.
  • not a massive zeppelin fan, but really like this one
  • timeless as is most of their work!
  • the best that rock hath made
  • to all try fuckin' a slut that owe less money to me than you owe for a change SSBN623 JMS
  • amazing :)
  • Bass line kills!
  • In the darkest depths of Mordor I met a girl so fair..

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