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Pepperc290 wrote at 2007-11-13 14:32:40
the "Two old ladies, sittin' in the sand Each one wishin' that the other was a man" is lyrics from a song called "Cumberland Gap" by a man named "Lonnie Donegan". and after boogie chillin' the melody is from a song from B.B. King called "Shake it up and go".


David wrote at 2007-11-22 07:54:42
Chris you summed everything up superbly.

That is why Led Zeppelin are the greatest band ever.

Well done.  


Gjäer wrote at 2012-09-15 02:58:13
Last person to answer was wrong, although in the right spirit. The lyric "two old ladies sitting in the sand, each

One wishing that the other was a man" is from "Cumberland Gap", by Lonnie Donegan. My longest-standing and most prized possession is a Lonnie Donegan album, given to me by my father, which is how I know this. I was gonna say it makes me feel old, but hey!- I'm not as old as the guys from Led Zep.


man wrote at 2016-02-24 12:24:50
I think these lines are from "Cumberland Gap" by Lonnie Donegan "the King of Skiffle".  


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I`m not only a Zeppelin fanatic, but I have been collecting Zeppelin - including Jimmy Page and Robert Plant solo music & information - for over 27 years. I am truly a lover of Page/Plant music in & out of Zeppelin simply because of the honesty & integrity of it all. - I have been studying them for as long as I have been listening to Rock/Blues Music. Their interpretation of the blues is unlike any other. I look forward to any question and will answer the very best I can - as above all - I am just a fan like you! (Please understand my interest is in the music and people of REAL life; NOT in rumor or fantasy).

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