Since I've Been Loving You (7:23)

Cover of Led Zeppelin III

From Led Zeppelin III and 207 other releases

The song was recorded live in the studio with very little overdubbing. John Paul Jones played Hammond Organ on the song, using the bass pedals for the bassline. It was the only track from the third album that the band had played live prior to the recording sessions, but was reportedly the hardest to record. One story mentions Jimmy Page taking a break following a series of failed attempts to track the solo. Seemingly unable to get the tone he was craving, he set about a walk around the studio to clear his mind. Sitting outside of the recording area was an unplugged amplifier, which he utilised, and recorded the solo we hear today on the next take. Audio engineer Terry Manning called it “The best rock guitar solo of all time.”

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  • donovanlittler

    a real hot lick

    21 Jul 2:59am Reply
  • hanstone

    Time to get dirty, folks.

    17 Jul 5:50pm Reply
  • koziatek

    one of their bluesiest trax

    10 Jul 8:34am Reply
  • TheBullfrog

    Bluesy Zeppelin! www.jackybullfrog.com

    4 Jul 12:26pm Reply
  • YoQueSe666

    Featuring an incredible solo by Jimmy Page, this blues rock number off Led Zeppelin III also features John Paul Jones on the Hammond organ. Since it allowed room for on-the-spot creativity and experimentation, “Since I’ve Been Loving You” was often played in concert. The band used it not only to show off their musical talents but also to express their appreciation for the blues. -- watchmojo

    21 Jun 2:51am Reply
  • Pat-John

    Man this guy cannot sing like that! One of my greatest vocal influences is this sir, Robert Plant.

    17 Jun 2:57pm Reply
  • Angel_Blue-

    Perfect song for drinking, smoking and making love [4]

    14 Jun 2:07am Reply
  • BrasiLedZep

    I LOVE this song!!LZ tiene una cancion para cada momento o estado de animo..

    13 Jun 1:49am Reply
  • Sulisk

    Mega

    5 Jun 9:27am Reply
  • decybel__

    indeed, this is one of the best songs in the world. thank you jimmi, thanks robert and of course you both johns too. thanks a lot! if more of us on planet earth have listened to music of love the world would be better. I'm sure it would. So... PEACE and LOVE people! like BoB used to say

    2 Jun 6:45pm Reply
  • KingKlear

    I really don't think there's a better song than this. Some songs are arguably as good as this, but none are better.

    25 May 12:52pm Reply
  • RheiselSilva

    Perfect song for drinking, smoking and making love [3]

    15 May 7:53pm Reply
  • decybel__

    well.. yes I forgot about my penis on this song

    8 May 7:25pm Reply
  • DalilaOliveira

    Perfect song for drinking, smoking and making love [2]

    5 May 11:52am Reply
  • Yer_Ropes

    This song is marvelous and so touching to the heart ♥♥ and this music of the same kind ♥♥

    4 May 7:18pm Reply
  • rocksmaster

    blues

    17 Apr 2:06pm Reply
  • dspro0il

    McLovin

    8 Apr 5:08am Reply
  • LeandroPaz

    Perfect song for drinking, smoking and making love

    11 Mar 1:46am Reply
  • AlexChaus

    BOMB!

    7 Mar 9:26pm Reply
  • foxy1

    Outstanding piece!

    6 Mar 12:19pm Reply
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