Best Led Zeppelin Songs List 🎸🎙️
Best Led Zeppelin Songs List 🎸ADDucation’s All-Time Greatest Led Zep Playlist 🎙️
ADDucation’s lovingly curated best Led Zeppelin songs list showcases Led Zeppelin albums and tracks we consider worthy of inclusion on any best Led Zeppelin playlist. If you feel it lacks logic-based objectivity you’d be right – it merely reflects the biased and heartfelt opinions of the ADDucation team.
That said, this really IS the definitive list of Led Zep songs, and will save you hours much better spent listening to the good stuff. We’ve even left out “Stairway to Heaven”, the best known Led Zeppelin song, because we think it’s hackneyed through over-exposure. Don’t agree? Convince us by adding your comments at the bottom of the page – until then it’s out!
- Led Zeppelin songs list compiled by A C, last updated 23 Mar 2022
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|Best Led Zeppelin Song 🎙️||Led Zeppelin Album||Year||Led Zeppelin Video|
|Whole Lotta Love
Plant’s lyrics were adapted from a song written by Willie Dixon for Muddy Waters song called “You Need Love”. Lep Zeppelin reached an agreement with Dixon – who set up a program providing instruments in schools with the money.
|Led Zeppelin II, track 1.||1969|
|Immigrant Song||Led Zeppelin III, track 1.||1970|
The band all agree this was one the best Led Zeppelin tracks and was played at every live gig after its debut.
|Physical Graffiti, track 6.||1975|
|Going to California||Led Zeppelin IV, track 7.||1971|
|Babe I’m Gonna Leave You
Originally written by Anne Bredon, an American singer, around 1959. The only song from Led Zeps first album to make our best Led Zeppelin songs list.
|Led Zeppelin, track 2.||1969|
|When the Levee Breaks||Led Zeppelin IV, track 8.||1971|
The most played (on Spotify) of the 7 tracks from Houses of the Holy, making it ADDucation’s favorite album on our best Led Zeppelin Songs List.
|Houses of the Holy, track 6.||1973|
|Since I’ve Been Loving You||Led Zeppelin III, track 4.||1970|
|Over the Hills and Far Away||Houses of the Holy, track 3.||1973|
|No Quarter||Houses of the Holy, track 7.||1973|
|The Rain Song
A nod to George Harrison who was a Led Zeppelin fan but wanted more ballads, Plant told Rolling Stone magazine this was his best vocal performance.
|Houses of the Holy, track 1.||1973|
|Tangerine||Led Zeppelin III, track 7.||1970|
|The Ocean||Houses of the Holy, track 8.||1973|
A song Robert Plant dedicated to his wife, Maureen – the first song that he wrote all the lyrics.
|Led Zeppelin II, track 4.||1969|
|Ten Years Gone
About a former girlfriend who asked Plant to choose between her or the fans.
|Physical Graffiti, track 10.||1975|
|Trampled Under Foot
The lyrics uses car parts as sexual innuendos – a nod to Robert Johnson’s 1936 “Terraplane Blues”.
|Physical Graffiti, track 5.||1975|
|The Song Remains the Same||Houses of the Holy, track 1.||1973|
|That’s the Way||Led Zeppelin III, track 8.||1970|
|Houses of the Holy
Refers to the feel of venues when Led Zep played. Houses of the Holy wasn’t played live, despite being a popular song.
|Physical Graffiti, track 4.||1975|
|The Rover||Physical Graffiti, track 2.||1975|
|Dancing Days||Houses of the Holy, track 5.||1973|
Bron-yr-Aur is a place in Wales where Page and Plant went for a change of scenery after a US tour.
|Physical Graffiti, track 8.||1975|
|The Wanton Song
Not only one of our top picks but also a Robert Plant favorite when John Hutchinson asked him in 1983 about his highlights with Led Zeppelin.
|Physical Graffiti, track 12.||1975|
|Black Country Woman||Physical Graffiti, track 14.||1975|
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