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

Cover of Led Zeppelin III

From Led Zeppelin III and 210 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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  • Carpe4Diem

    То самое, что выворачивает наизнанку, кружит, прокучивает душу в твоем теле, словно осенние листья на безудержном ветру, оголяет тот нерв, который тихо затаился изнутри, ждав момента вырваться на свободу, а ты, закрываешь глаза, даешь волю своему эскамизму, внимая все это, упиваясь…до опьянения…

    4 Nov 10:43am Reply
  • rockandrolljoe


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  • ROSSANO1972


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  • pteronophobic

    This track is so unique. It's hard to find anything like it, even among the Chicago blues masters. The combination of melancholic blues with masterful arrangements. "Danger Zone" by Stone the Crows is the only song I can think of that comes close.

    28 Oct 5:00am Reply
  • arcanExistence

    how the west was won version is incredible!!

    22 Oct 9:12am Reply
  • Assedor

    This is, without any doubt, a cult band!!! They will delight more than one generation.

    10 Oct 12:44pm Reply
  • md1163

    Perfect song for drinking, smoking and making love [5]

    1 Oct 10:58am Reply
  • Eye_Gore

    My fave of theirs.

    19 Sep 6:51pm Reply
  • samiskywalker

    Goosebumps <3

    18 Sep 2:04am Reply
  • white_lemur

    Perfect song for drinking, smoking and making love [5] Definitely one of the most important songs in my life.

    9 Sep 11:52am Reply
  • LoopZoop


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  • MartianReaper

    Jimmy Page = GOD!!

    6 Aug 5:03pm Reply
  • DanStu1990

    This song is perfect in every way

    31 Jul 9:07am Reply
  • vizsla826

    Fucking Orgasmic stuff.

    29 Jul 11:32pm Reply
  • El_Salvador7

    john bonham's drums speak to me in a different dimension on this song...

    27 Jul 1:50pm Reply
  • 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!

    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
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