Sunday, April 11, 2010

The Original: Jake Holmes - "Dazed and Confused"

The original version of "Dazed & Confused", later pilfered by Jimmy Page...

hzh27  August 03, 2008 — Dazed and Confused was written by the folk-rock singer Jake Holmes and released as a track in his debut album "The Above Ground Sound" Of Jake Holmes in 1967. That same year Jake Holmes opened for The Yardbirds in a show in New York where Jimmy Page heard the song. The song was rearranged and later became one of Led Zeppelin best-known songs, the debt to Jake Holmes however went largely unacknowledged by the band.

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