Archive | May 31, 2017

Certain Songs #893: Led Zeppelin – “Ramble On”

Album: Led Zeppelin II
Year: 1969

Back when Adam Carolla was still on the radio here in Los Angeles, I used to occasionally listen to his morning show while I was out jogging. (My love of morning-drive radio has remained remarkably consistent over the decades, I blame Dean & Don’s Breakfast Club for this).

Anyway, one of his bits that I remember was an observation that there sure were a lot of songs about rambling in the 1970s. You had Bob Seger’s “Ramblin’ Gamblin Man,” The Allman Brothers “Rambling Man,” CCR’s eternal “Ramble Tamble” and of course the first of Robert Plant’s Lord of the Rings songs, “Ramble On.”