5 of the best covers by Led Zeppelin

Music 30/08/2017

Babe I'm Gonna Leave You

"Babe I'm Gonna Leave You" is originally a folk song written by Anne Bredon in the late ‘50s.

You Shook Me

You Shook Me is a 1962 blues song recorded by Muddy Waters. 

Led Zeppelin recorded You Shook Me for their 1969 debut album Led Zeppelin.

At nearly six and a half minutes, it is longer than the Muddy Waters recording. The band regularly performed You Shook Me during their concert tours until October 1969, and occasionally after that.

Nobody's Fault But Mine

This song was originally recorded by gospel blues artist Blind Willie Johnson in 1927.

The song was adapted by Led Zeppelin in 1976 and included on their album Presence.

I Can't Quit You Baby

This was a blues song originally written by Willie Dixon and first recorded by Otis Rush in 1956.

It was Rush's first recording, and it immediately became a chart hit. The song reached #6 on Billboard's Rhythm & Blues Records chart in 1956.

Led Zeppelin recorded I Can't Quit You Baby for their 1969 debut album Led Zeppelin.

Bring It All Home

The first known recording of the song was by Sonny Boy Williamson II in 1963.

Williamson's version was not released until three years after its recording in early 1966.

In 1969, Led Zeppelin recorded a version of the song for their album Led Zeppelin II.

Led Zeppelin frequently performed this song live at Led Zeppelin concerts, first appearing as an encore on the band's 1970 UK tour.

Source: Ultimate Guitar