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Led Zeppelin

In The Light

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“In the Light” is a song by English rock band Led Zeppelin from their 1975 album Physical Graffiti. Most of it was composed by bassist/keyboardist John Paul Jones on his synthesizer. It was based on an earlier song the band had written called “In The Morning” (aka “Take Me Home”). The unique sound of the intro to the song was created by Jimmy Page using a violin bow on an acoustic guitar. This was one of three Led Zeppelin songs on which Page used bowed guitar, the others being “Dazed and Confused” and “How Many More Times” (although for both of these he used a bow to play an electric guitar). The song “In the Evening” utilized several tremolo bar drops to mimic the bow sound. “In the Light” was never played live at Led Zeppelin concerts. According to Jones,... Read on...

Song lines: ♪ Light, light, light, in the light

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