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Led Zeppelin - "I'm Gonna Crawl"


Led Zeppelin I'm Gonna Crawl

Release Type: User
Audio Type: Single-track
Reductions: Yes (Auto/CAT)
Pitched Vocals: Yes
Vocals Gender: Male (1)

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Guitar:
Drums:
Vocals:
Bass:
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Pro Guitar:
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Author Notes

GUITAR: ejthedj
BASS: naginalJJ
VOCALS: BobJenkins000
STANDARD KEYS: StackOverflow0x
 
"I'm Gonna Crawl" is an uptown classy blues love song that emerges out of John Paul Jones (keyboard/bass) heavily arranged layers of synthetic keyboards. John Bonham (drums) holds down a steady shuffle groove over which the moody and ethereal string-like synth provides a musical bed for Robert Plant (vocals) to weave a smoky scintillating tale of longing. His former crystalline-throated intonation has aged considerably as he belts out these lines with much of the same guttural growl as Howlin’ Wolf or Rev. Gary Davis. Lyrically “I’m Gonna Crawl” is unusually perfunctory as Plant’s most impressive asset is his delivery which recalls the brooding swagger of Dean Martin and the vocalists future endeavours in the Honeydrippers -- most particularly the track “Young Boy Blues”. Jimmy Page’s (guitar) fretwork contains the same mournful tonality as the ‘50s instrumental hit “Sleepwalk”. The lethargic slide is energised and punctuated by Plant’s verbal interjection of “Hit Me!”. Later, following a series of primal screams, Page fires up some stunning leads that dance, rather than blaze, across the melody with a sense of reverence -- instead of his trademark sonic assault.



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Thank you!!!!!

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fakedrummer89
May 2, 2018

well charted drums