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I don't know how I'm gonna tell you
I can't play with you no more
I don't know how I'm gonna do what mama told me
My friend, the boy next door

I can't believe what people sayin'
You're gonna let your hair hang down
I'm satisfied to sit here working all day long
You're in the darkest side of town, whatcha doin, whatcha doin, whatcha doin there, I know

And when I'm out I see you walking
Why don't your eyes see me
Could it be you've found another game to play
What did mama say to me, oh-oh-oh

That's the way Ohhhh, ohhhh, ohhhhhhhhhhh yeah-ee-yeah, oh now
Ma ma ma ma ma ma ma ma ma ma ma ma, ma m-m-ma m-m-mama
That's the way it ought to stay, I don't think so
Sho' don't think so
Ohhh oh-oh-oh, Ohhh oh-oh-oh, ohhhhhh, oh oh oh, whoaaaa

And yesterday I saw you standing by the river
And weren't those tears that filled your eyes
And all the fish that lay in dirty water dying, dying
Had they got you hypnotized, oh dear

An' yesterday I saw you kissing tiny flowers
But all that lives is born to die
And so I say to you that nothing really matters, no no
And all you do is stand and cry, I know, I know

That's the way
That's the way it oughta be
Oh don't you know now
And when I wake up in the morning, morning, I tell my mama
That's the way iit oughta gonna stay, I don't think so, uh uh, oh

Ohhh oh-oh-oh, Ohhh oh-oh-oh, ohhhhhh, ahhh-ahhh-ahhh
Hey, it ain't right, it ain't right, it ain't right, it ain't right, it ain't right, mama

It ain't right, it ain't right, it ain't right, it ain't right, no-no-ohhhh
Ohhh, ohhhhhhhhhhhhhhh
Oooooooooooooh, hohhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh-oooooooooooooh

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This Month in
Led Zeppelin History

March 17, 1969 - A four-song performance is filmed for TV Byen in Denmark (aired on May 19, 1969)
March 21, 1969 - Zeppelin’s debut TV appearance on "How It Is"
March 25, 1969 - Filming session for the Supershow
March xx, 1970 - The band turns down many TV offers worth large sums
March 05, 1971 - Led Zeppelin started a 12-date "Thank You" tour for British fans, appearing at the clubs from their early days and charging the same admission prices as in 1968. The first show was at Ulster Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland where they played songs from their upcoming fourth album, including the first public performances of Black Dog, Stairway To Heaven, Going To California and Rock And Roll.
March 12, 1972 - Page and Plant rehearse some songs with the Bombay Orchestra
March 25, 1973 - Led Zeppelin finally release Houses of the Holy after production issues with the album cover
March 28, 1973 - Led Zeppelin released Houses Of The Holy in the UK. The album title was a dedication by the band to their fans who appeared at venues they dubbed "houses of the holy". Houses Of The Holy has now been certified 11 times Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for US sales in excess of 11 million copies.
March xx, 1974 - The band decide to release a double album due to the amount of left over studio material
March 29, 1975 - Led Zeppelin saw all six of their albums in the US Top 100 chart in the same week, alongside their latest album Physical Graffiti at No.1. Physical Graffiti has now been certified 16 times Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for US sales in excess of 16 million copies.
March 15, 1975 - Tickets for the Earls Court shows sellout within four hours
March xx, 1976 - Jimmy speaks with reporters mentioning the new album due out called Presence
March 31, 1976 - Presence is released
March 28, 1977 - Zeppelin arrive in Dallas, Texas to rehearse before opening the eleventh tour of the US
March xx, 1978 - Robert and John spend some time hanging around the Midlands
March 26, 1979 - Robert takes lead vocal at a Bad Company gig in Birmingham
March 04, 1980 - John Bonham makes a TV appearance on "Alright Now" with Bill Connolly
March 26, 2006 - Readers of Total Guitar magazine voted the guitar solo by Jimmy Page in Led Zeppelin’s Stairway To Heaven as the greatest guitar solo of all time. The 1971 track was voted ahead of tracks by Van Halen, Queen, Jimi Hendrix and The Eagles. On the 20th anniversary of the original release of the song, it was announced via US radio sources that the song had logged up an estimated 2,874,000 radio plays - back to back, that would run for 44 years solid.
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