Fool in the Rain is the WORST Led Zeppelin Song

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  1. johnetone

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    If it wasn't played on the radio so much I wouldn't give ****. But Robert Plant's vocals are so far out of tune, it's amazing to me that they even released this track. It would've been better instrumental; by a long shot!
     
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  3. Jack Gilvey

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    I really love it, and it's perhaps my favorite JP solo.
     
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    I don't mind the song but I agree, it is not Plant's best moment.
     
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    I never liked the tune either, except for Page's solo.
     
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    Shite song from a shite album.
     
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  8. jota

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    One of my favorite Zep tunes. But I'm not that into Zep so...
     
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    I don’t mind the singing on that one. The drums are killer
     
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    Great riff, great groove, great tune. Led Zep is not a band that’s about micro-precision
     
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    I've always thought "South Bound Saurez" would have been a better single, but it was probably not a contender since Page didn't have a songwriter's credit on it.
     
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    This will force me to start up my music computer, search thru all those files and give it a listen...cannot remember that tune.
    Not being a bigtime Zep fan in the early 70s tended to alienate you from friends.
     
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    I thought it was a Billy Joel song 'for the longest time' ..
     
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    I remember when it came out thinking it was garbage- another great bands past there prime moment... thought the about the stones with the album "emotional rescue"...
     
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    Probably. I had no friends at the time. Not liking Zep may had played a roll but I believe it was because I was born in 1980.
     
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    Outstanding drumming.

     
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    Your friends weren't even being made!
     
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    It's not worse than "Hots On For Nowhere."
     
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    Great drumming, awesome guitar tone on the solo, cool groove. Robert Plant being Robert Plant. What's the problem here?
     
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    Awesome drumming. The Purdie Shuffle.
     
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