An American folk-singer is suing Led Zeppelin , claiming he wrote their classic song Dazed and Confused. In documents filed on Monday, Holmes cited a copyright registration for Dazed and Confused, renewed in That song, which you can listen to here , was released in on the San Francisco-born musician's debut album. In fact, the path that leads from Holmes to Page is very well known. Yardbirds drummer Jim McCarty described going to a record shop the next day to buy a copy of Holmes's album. When the Yardbirds broke up in , Page brought the song to his new band, releasing it on Led Zeppelin's self- titled first album.
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It impressed Page enough that he embellished the song with his fellow Yardbirds, working out a new arrangement and adding new lyrics. After the departure of Beck, Page dove into his work with The Yardbirds. And he had plenty to work with in the former group of both Beck and Eric Clapton. In the Page era, Keith Relf still handled vocals, while drummer Jim McCarty and bassist Chris Dreja previously the rhythm guitarist rounded out the band. Zeppelin fans will have no trouble recognizing the opening bars. However, The Yardbirds version features a lot of heavy drums at the start. In his performance, he handles the lyrics in almost spoken-word style. But from there the song sounds familiar, instrumentally.
Although some concluded that it was about a bad acid trip, Holmes insists the lyrics refer to the effects of a girl's indecision on ending a relationship. After hearing Holmes perform the song in August , English rock group the Yardbirds reworked it with a new arrangement. It soon became a centerpiece of their tours, several recordings of which have been released, including on Yardbirds '68 , produced by guitarist Jimmy Page. It became a signature song and concert staple for much of the group's career. Holmes attempted to contact Page in the s regarding the songwriting credit, but received no response. In , Holmes filed a lawsuit and the matter was settled out of court, with the credit on Led Zeppelin releases being changed to "Jimmy Page, inspired by Jake Holmes".
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