Classic Rock Lyrics

The Song Remains The Same Lyrics - Led Zeppelin

I had a dream- crazy dream
Anything I wanted to know
Any place I needed to go

Hear my song- sing along
Any little song that you know
Everything that's small has to grow.

California sunlight, sweet Calcutta rain
Honolulu starbright- the song remains the same.

Sing out Hare Hare, dance the Hoochie Koo.
City lights are oh so bright, as we go sliding
sliding through.

The title was used for a concert film and soundtrack released in 1976. Footage from three 1973 Madison Square Garden shows was mixed with scenes of the band acting out their "fantasies." The band was not happy with the results.
The lyrics were based on Robert Plant's belief that music is universal.
This was an instrumental called "The Overture" before Plant put lyrics to it.
Plant introduced this in concerts as "The Campaign" before the title was changed.
Plant's vocals were sped-up.
Jimmy Page always used his legendary double-necked guitar to play this live. He used the same guitar on "The Rain Song" which would always directly follow it. (thanks, Adrian - Wilmington, DE)

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