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Led Zeppelin

Tangerine

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1970
  • 1965
  • 2011
  • 1970
  • 1994
  • 1975

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“Tangerine” is a folk rock song composed by Jimmy Page and performed by English rock band Led Zeppelin. It was released on their 1970 album Led Zeppelin III. Like several Led Zeppelin tunes written by Page, it has its origins in an old Yardbirds song, in this instance a composition entitled “Knowing That I’m Losing You”. The Yardbirds version features different lyrics, with the exception of the verse that begins with “Measuring a summer’s day.“ The track has an acoustic country flavor courtesy of the pedal steel guitar playing of Page. The song begins with a false start, after which Page pauses to set the right tempo. Throughout its duration, the song continually changes tempo a few bars at a time whilst the lyrics fondly recall love and contentedness. This was the... Read on...

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