Song of the Day #1,809: ‘Going to California (Live)’ – Led Zeppelin


For the next two weeks I’ll continue my annual tradition of going dark on the blog while I embark on a family vacation.

This year’s destination is California, so my ten song selections will reference the Golden State.

Enjoy, and see you back here in a couple of weeks!

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Song of the Day #1,409: ‘Going to California’ – Led Zeppelin

Best Albums of the 70s – #20
IV – Led Zeppelin (1971)

I’ve been on a roll with these decade lists, so I’m marching on (and back). Pull out your leisure suits and bell-bottoms, it’s time for the best albums of the 70s!

At first I wondered if I’d have enough material to compile a strong list of 20 — after all, I was born in 1972 and certainly wasn’t sampling the decade’s music in any meaningful way during my first eight years. Any familiarity I have with 70s music came after the fact — sometimes well after the fact.

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