Led Zeppelin - The Rain Song
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The Rain Song || Led Zeppelin

  • This was written after George Harrison, who is a huge fan, told John Bonham that the trouble with Led Zeppelin is that they don’t do any ballads.
  • Robert Plant’s lyrics deal with the changing emotions of love.
  • In an interview with Rolling Stone, Plant said this was his best Led Zeppelin vocal performance.
  • Drummer John Bonham took brushes to his drums on this song, demonstrating his versatility. Surprisingly, he continued to use them even when the song gets heavy. 
  • This was one of the few Zeppelin songs where all 4 members shared the composer credit.


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