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Re: Zeppelin Song Sources
Nov 20, 2007, 02:41
Dog 3000 wrote:
Beefheart's "voice" was obviously based on Chester Burnett aka Howlin' Wolf, and his tendency to go into a falsetto squeak at the end of a line comes from Little Richard.

But what specific blues TUNES did he "rip off"?

Who originated "Plastic Factory" (verse chords are the same as "Gloria" actually) or "Hair Pie" or "Floppy Boot Stomp" or . . . . (????)

Not saying it ain't so, just that I don't know of any examples.

Two very specific examples (specific because you can find them on the Grow Fins boxed set) would be:

Sure Nuff N Yes I Do = Rollin' & Tumblin' (Muddy Waters)

Mirror Man = You're Gonna Need Somebody On Your Bond (Blind Willie Johnson)

I know there are more examples but don't feel like looking to hard tonight.

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