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 Encyclopedia topic: The Battle of Evermore   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
"The Battle of Evermore" is an acoustic guitar (Sound is not amplified by electrical means) and mandolin (A stringed instrument related to the lute, usually played with a plectrum) track from Led Zeppelin (additional info and facts about Led Zeppelin) 's fourth album (additional info and facts about fourth album).
Other interpretations of how the lyrics relate to Tolkien exist: one example has the "Prince of Peace" referring to Aragorn (additional info and facts about Aragorn).
An extended commentary in favour of the Tolkien interpretation can be read here:
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/t/th/the_battle_of_evermore.htm   (206 words)

  
 Led Zeppelin
The record included hard rock such as "Black Dog", Tolkienesque folksy mysticism on "The Battle of Evermore", and a combination of both genres in the lengthy song "Stairway To Heaven", a massive FM radio hit that has been acknowledged by some as the all-time greatest classic rock song.
The album winds up with one of their best blues songs, a Memphis Minnie cover titled "When the Levee Breaks".
If there's anything a public servant hates to do it's something for the public.
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /encyclopedia/l/le/led_zeppelin.html   (2394 words)

  
 brykmantra.com » 2005 » June
The result is also a bunch of entries which would never show up in any respectable encyclopedia, like “List of songs with titles that don’t appear in the lyrics” … which happens to be the topic I contributed to.
The list is self-explanatory, and contains like Led Zeppelin’s “Black Dog” and “The Battle of Evermore” — the one’s where you’ve always had to tell your friends, “No, the name of the song isn’t “Hey Hey Mama, Said the Way You Move” …
Anyway, when I got down to the Monkees section, I noticed that there were only three entries, so I doubled the size of the section.
www.brykmantra.com /?m=200506   (4859 words)

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