"Whole Lotta Love" was the opening track from Led Zeppelin's second album Led Zeppelin II. It is also the last song Led Zeppelin played as a whole. "Whole Lotta Love" was recorded in May and released on October 22, 1969. The song is an adaptation of You need loving of The Small Faces and the original thereof, You need love by Willie Dixon.
"Whole Lotta Love" took out the 75th place in the "Rolling Stones list of the 500 greatest songs all time". On a list of "Q Magazine" took out "Whole Lotta Love" the third format.
There are many differences in terms of genres to hear in the song, the song starts with a well-known riff from Led Zeppelin's famous guitarist Jimmy Page. That riff was also the opening tune of the British television programme Top of the Pops. Then to hear jazz influences are clear. "Whole Lotta Love" falls under the genres heavy metal and hard rock.
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