Can You Complete the Lyrics to These Led Zeppelin Songs?


By: Stella Alexander

7 Min Quiz

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About This Quiz

We've got a "Whole Lotta Love" for everyone taking this quiz! When it comes to rock bands, Led Zeppelin is in a league of their own. From their guitar riffs to their bumping bass, they have a long list of iconic tunes. With that being said, how well do you know Led Zeppelin's songs? Enough to finish the lyrics?

The 1960s brought in the British invasion, being led by the popular foursome, the Beatles. Rock bands from England were popping up all over mainstream media, from Pink Floyd to The Who to Queen. There's only one rock band that has brought you to this quiz today, and that's Led Zeppelin! 

Right in the midst of the British invasion, Led Zeppelin formed in 1968 in London. Another popular foursome, the group was made up of members Jimmy Page, John Bonham, Robert Plant and John Paul Jones. Known for their mix of hard rock, heavy metal and blues rock, they became pioneers in their genre. In the course of their careers, they put out nine studio albums which feature some of their most popular songs, from "Stairway to Heaven" to "Immigrant Song." With these tunes continuing to be played decades later, can you complete the lyrics to most Led Zeppelin songs? There's only one way to find out! Grab that mic and let's get to singing!

"There's a lady who's sure / All that glitters is gold / And she's buying a stairway to heaven. / ..."

One of the most popular songs by the rock band, "Stairway to Heaven" was released on the 1971 album, "Led Zeppelin IV." It was also inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame and is on the soundtrack for the concert film "The Song Remains the Same."


"The hammer of the gods / Will drive our ships to new lands / To fight the horde and sing and cry / ..."

"Immigrant Song" appeared on Led Zeppelin's third album, which was released in 1970. With its mentions of Valhalla, the song follows a theme of Norse mythology.


"You need cooling / Baby I'm not foolin' / I'm gonna send ya / ..."

"Whole Lotta Love" is the 1969 song by Led Zeppelin that appears on their second album. The song is also featured in their concert film "The Song Remains the Same."


"Talk in song from tongues of lilting grace / Sounds caress my ear / And not a word I heard could I relate / ..."

"Kashmir" premiered on the 1975 Led Zeppelin album "Physical Graffiti." With collaborations by Jimmy Page and Robert Plant, it took over three years to complete the song.


"I gotta roll I can't stand still / Got a flame in my heart, can't get my fill. / With eyes that shine, burnin' red / ..."

"Black Dog" is from the untitled 1971 album. More than once, this song has been listed in the 500 Greatest Songs of all Time by "Rolling Stone."


"It's been a long time since I rock and rolled / It's been a long time since I did the Stroll / Ooh, let me get it back, let me get it back / ..."

Led Zeppelin were no strangers to "Rock and Roll"! Their 1971 song "Rock and Roll" was released on their untitled fourth studio album, often called "Led Zeppelin IV."


"Don't it make you feel bad / When you're tryin' to find your way home / You don't know which way to go? / ..."

"When the Levee Breaks" appears on the 1971 album "Led Zeppelin IV." This song is a cover of the original 1929 recorded version by Kansas Joe McCoy and Memphis Minnie.


"Hey lady, you got the love I need / Maybe more than enough / Oh darling, darling, darling / ..."

Do they have the love you need? "Over The Hills And Far Away" was a single released on the 1973 Led Zeppelin album "Houses of the Holy."


"Yeah, baby, babe, I'll be leavin' / Really got to ramble. / I can hear it callin' me the way it used to do, / ..."

We hope they stay! These are lyrics to the Led Zeppelin song "Babe, I'm Gonna Leave You." The single appears on their self-titled debut album.


"Good times, bad times / You know I had my share / When my woman left home / ..."

Call it hard rock or classic metal, "Good Times Bad Times" is a single off of Led Zeppelin's self-titled debut album, which was released in 1969.


"It is the summer of my smiles / Flee from me, keepers of the gloom / Speak to me only with your eyes / ..."

Rain, rain, go away! "The Rain Song" appears on Led Zeppelin's 1973 album "Houses of the Holy." While the song appeared in Led Zeppelin's 1976 concert film and in other films, the single received mixed reviews.


"Been dazed and confused for so long it's not true / Wanted a woman, never bargained for you. / Lots of people talk and few of them know / ..."

Did this question leave you "Dazed and Confused"? These lyrics are from the Jake Holmes-written song. The Yardbirds, would record their own rendition of the song, and a version appeared on Led Zeppelin's 1969 debut album.


"Ramble on / And now's the time, the time is now / To sing my song / I'm goin' round the world / ..."

No rambling found here! These lyrics are from the 1969 Led Zeppelin song "Ramble On" which appears on their second album "Led Zeppelin II."


"I've been workin' from seven to eleven every night / It really makes life a drag / I don't think that's right. / ..."

The song remains the same, doesn't it? This song happens to be "Since I've Been Loving You," which appears in Led Zeppelin's 1970 concert film "The Song Remains the Same."


"Some people cry and some people die / By the wicked ways of love / But I'll just keep on rollin' along / ..."

Led Zeppelin released the song "Heartbreaker" on their 1969 album "Led Zeppelin II." The song has been listed in Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Songs of All Time and is also featured in their concert film "The Song Remains the Same."


"Spent my days with a woman unkind / Smoked my stuff and drank all my wine / Made up my mind to make a new start / ..."

Are you headed to the West Coast? Led Zeppelin was with this song! "Going to California" appeared on the 1971 album "Led Zeppelin IV."


"And if you promised you'd love so completely / And you said you would always be true / You swore that you never would leave me, baby / ..."

Grab your umbrella unless you want to be a "Fool in the Rain." These lyrics are from the 1979 single released on Led Zeppelin's "In Through the Out Door" album.


"Communication breakdown / It's always the same / I'm having a nervous breakdown / ..."

Can you communicate your answer properly? These lyrics are from the 1969 Led Zeppelin song "Communication Breakdown" that appeared on their debut album.


"I should have listened, baby / To my second mind / Every time I go away and leave you, darling, / ..."

When life gives you lemons, you make "The Lemon Song." Released in 1969, this song appears on their second studio album "Led Zeppelin II."


"Walkin' in the park just the other day, baby / What do you, what do you think I saw? / Crowds of people sittin' in the grass with flowers in their hair said / ..."

These lyrics come from the Led Zeppelin song "Misty Mountain Hop" which was released in 1971 and featured in the concert film "The Song Remains the Same."


"For many hours and days that pass ever soon / The tides have caused the flame to dim / At least the arm is straight, the hand to the loom / ..."

"All My Love" is the 1979 Led Zeppelin song that appears on the album "In Through the Out Door."


"Walking side by side with death / The devil mocks their every step. / The snow drives back the foot that's slow / ..."

Who has 25 cents? These lyrics come from Led Zeppelin's 1973 song, "No Quarter," which appears on their album "Houses of the Holy."


"When I read the letter you wrote me, it made me mad mad mad. / When I read the news that it told me, it made me sad sad sad. / ..."

These lyrics come from the Led Zeppelin song "D'yer Mak'er." The song was released in 1973 on Led Zeppelin's "Houses of the Holy" album.


"In the evening when the sun is sinkin' low / Everybody's with the one they love. / I walk the town, keep a-searchin' all around / ..."

These lyrics come from the Led Zeppelin song "Hey Hey What Can I Do." The song appears on their 1982 album "Coda."


"With a purple umbrella and a fifty-cent hat / Livin', lovin', she's just a woman / Mrs. Cool rides out in her aged Cadillac / ..."

These lyrics come from the Led Zeppelin song "Livin' Lovin' Maid (She's Just a Woman)." The song appears on the rock band's second studio album "Led Zeppelin II," which was released in 1969.


"Did you ever really need somebody / And really need 'em bad? / Did you ever really want somebody / ..."

Is time slipping away? These lyrics come from the 1975 Led Zeppelin song "Ten Years Gone," which was released on their album "Physical Graffiti."


"Greasy slicked-down body, / Groovy leather trim, / I like the way ya hold the road / ..."

These lyrics come from Led Zeppelin's "Trampled Underfoot." The song was released on their 1975 album "Physical Graffiti."


"With all the fun to have / To live the dreams we always had / Oh, the songs to sing / ..."

Do you have a weakness? These lyrics come from "Achilles' Last Stand," on Led Zeppelin's 1976 album "Presence."


"In my time of dying, want nobody to mourn. / All I want for you to do is take my body home / ..."

These lyrics come from the Led Zeppelin's "In My Time of Dying" which appears on the 1975 album "Physical Graffiti."


"Queen of Light took her bow / And then she turned to go / The Prince of Peace embraced the gloom / ..."

Who won the battle? These lyrics come from the Led Zeppelin song "The Battle of Evermore," which appeared on their 1971 "Led Zeppelin IV" album.


"Catch the wind, see us spin, / Sail away, leave today, / Way up high in the sky, / ..."

"What Is and What Should Never Be" is the 1969 song released on Led Zeppelin's second studio album.


"Oh, I need your love / I need your love / Oh, I need your love / ..."

Say goodbye to the mornings because we're dealing with the evenings. These lyrics come from Led Zeppelin's "In the Evening," which wa released on the 1979 album "In Through the Out Door."


"I ain't gon' to state no color but her front teeth crowned with gold. / I ain't gon' to state no color, but her front teeth is crowned with gold. / ..."

"Travelling Riverside Blues" is the 1982 Led Zeppelin song that appears as a bonus track on the album "Coda." The song was originally recorded by Robert Johnson in 1961 before the English rock band covered it.


"'Cause you know I gotta get away from you, babe / Oh, baby, the river's red, ah, baby, in my head. / There's a funny feelin' goin' on, / ..."

One, two, three, four. Led Zeppelin released the song "Four Sticks" in 1971 on their untitled fourth album, known as "Led Zeppelin IV."


"Now I've got ten children of my own / I got another child on the way that makes eleven / But I'm in constant heaven / ..."

English rock band Led Zeppelin released the song "How Many More Times" on their eponymous debut album in 1969. Since then, constant heaven.


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