This great acoustic Zeppelin tune comes off 1971’s Led Zeppelin IV. This is quite possibly the first Cover Wars selection where the original studio take does not feature any drums. Though there is a tambourine in the mix.
Also, this song is supposedly about Joni Mitchell – go figure.
Robert Plant on the band:
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Though they thrive on stage, the members of New Monsoon also know how to put together reliable studio albums, as evidenced by Hydrophonic (2001) and The Sound (2005). On V, they continue to demonstrate a fine ear for balanced, precise playing, creating a bright blend of sunny California rock, down-home, dirty blues and jazzy, world-music rhythms.
Photos by Norman Sands of Summer Camp, held in Three Sisters Park in Chillichote, IL May 26-28, 2006. Artists included moe., Umphrey’s McGee, RAQ, Zilla and New Monsoon.
Photos by Adam Marcinek of the Big Summer Classic, feat. The String Cheese Incident, Umphrey’s McGee, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Keller Williams, Yonder Mountain String Band and New Monsoon at the Tweeter Center Boston in Mansfield, MA on 7.23.05.