Tangerine (3:10)

Cover of Led Zeppelin III

From Led Zeppelin III and 47 other releases

Jimmy Page wrote this and first recorded it when he was with still with The Yardbirds.

This was the second-to-last Zeppelin song Jimmy Page wrote without any input from Robert Plant, the other being Bron-Yr-Aur. The song is about a love affair.

The song was also to be featured on the hit FOX television show “Glee.” But Jimmy Page forbade them to use any of their songs. Page said he had great pleasure in doing so.

Led Zeppelin played this during acoustic sets on their early tours.

This was used at the end of the 2000 movie Almost Famous in a scene where a bus drives away.


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  • ericshep

    @zmatster A task that in no way can be preformed!!!

    14 Feb 3:58am Reply
  • zmatster

    It's hard to choose a favorite from this band, but for me it is this one.

    5 Jan 9:25pm Reply
  • RAY7654321

    Listening to "Led Zeppelin III" released on October 5, 1970. Many of the songs featured on the album were conceived in mid-1970 at Bron-Yr-Aur, an 18th-century cottage in Gwynedd, Wales, on a hilltop overlooking the Dyfi Valley, three miles north of the market town Machynlleth. This set the tone for this masterpiece of music. No electric or running water, Page & Plant where roughing it(LOL), they only had a staff of 7. Song written by Page.

    3 Dec 2014 Reply
  • csrog69

    One of my fave's Led Zep 3 is such a Fine album

    5 Nov 2014 Reply
  • vinman76

    How do you not get emotional when listening to this song ? l love this band I was lucky to have seen them twice! I will miss them but their music will live on!

    30 Oct 2014 Reply
  • tygergurl72

    Love love love! Wish the guitar solo was a little longer...its so emotional.

    24 Oct 2014 Reply
  • frankluza

    muito nostalgica para mim, faz lembrar bons tempos de adolecente.

    19 Oct 2014 Reply
  • drvirtuozov

    Любимая вещь! [2]

    5 Oct 2014 Reply
  • murderdoll41

    was hooked first time i heard it..beautiful !!!!

    16 May 2014 Reply
  • canamom7

    I remember this song as a sad goodbye to the relationship to my only true loving girlfriend of my life. Those where the days...

    9 May 2014 Reply
  • joshsaussey

    God damn, I could seriously, in all honesty, listen to this song forever. [2] So damn beautiful.

    8 May 2014 Reply
  • OliverUFT

    The Guitar solo makes me cry

    4 May 2014 Reply
  • kluk_jako_buk

    It's a great song, but is it just me, or does it really sound like Stairway-lite?

    3 May 2014 Reply
  • laurariboli


    2 May 2014 Reply
  • tori4nyi

    Любимая вещь!

    6 Apr 2014 Reply
  • Isazgolin

    married with this song

    8 Feb 2014 Reply
  • wildroses07

    my first Zepp's song :)

    24 Jan 2014 Reply
  • mooch1979


    9 Jan 2014 Reply
  • crazyjoe67

    LOVE IT.

    28 Dec 2013 Reply
  • Tymbolic

    My favorite Zeppelin tune at the moment.

    10 Dec 2013 Reply
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