Annotation

Willie Dixon sued Led Zeppelin in 1985 for copying his composition "You Need Love" in this song.

Annotation last modified on 2014-06-22 21:30 UTC.

Relationships

additional lyricist:Willie Dixon
writer:John Bonham
John Paul Jones (UK rock musician of Led Zeppelin & Them Crooked Vultures)
Jimmy Page
Robert Plant (of Led Zeppelin)
publisher:Superhype Music, Inc.
Superhype Publishing, Inc.
WB Music Corp. (1929-2019)
lyrics page:https://genius.com/Led-zeppelin-whole-lotta-love-lyrics [info]
http://lyrics.wikia.com/Led_Zeppelin:Whole_Lotta_Love [info] (until 2020-09-21)
Wikipedia:en: Whole Lotta Love [info]
SecondHandSongs:https://secondhandsongs.com/work/5564 [info]
Songfacts:http://www.songfacts.com/detail.php?id=308 [info]
Wikidata:Q643423 [info]
later parody versions:Whole Lotta Lunch
is based on:You Need Love
is the basis for:Heavy Evy

Recordings

DateTitleAttributesArtistLength
recordings
1969-04-26Whole Lotta Love (live, 1969-04-26: Winterland Ballroom, San Francisco, CA, USA)liveLed Zeppelin9:57
1969-04 – 1969-08Whole Lotta Love (original studio mix)Led Zeppelin5:34
1969-05-25Whole Lotta Love (live, 1969-05-25: Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia, MD, USA)liveLed Zeppelin7:27
1969-06-24Whole Lotta Love (1969-06-24: Maida Vale BBC Studios, London, UK)Led Zeppelin6:07
1969-06-24Whole Lotta Love (live, 1969-06-24: Maida Vale Studio 4, London, UK)liveLed Zeppelin4:14
1969-06-24Whole Lotta Love (live, 1969-06-24: Maida Vale Studio 4, Westminster, UK)Led Zeppelin6:13
1969-06-24Whole Lotta Love (live, Maida Vale Studio 4, Westminster, UK)Led Zeppelin6:05
1969-06-24Whole Lotta Love (live, 1969-06-24: Maida Vale Studio 4, Westminster, UK)liveLed Zeppelin3:42
1969-06-24Whole Lotta Love / Mystery Train (live, 1969-06-24: Maida Vale Studio 4, Westminster, UK)liveLed Zeppelin6:08
1969-08-31Bye Bye Baby (1969-08-31: Texas International Pop Festival, Dallas International Speedway, Lewisville, TX, USA)cover, live, medley and partialLed Zeppelin11:43
1970-01-09Whole Lotta Love (live, 1970-01-09: Royal Albert Hall, London, UK)liveLed Zeppelin6:53
1970-01-09Whole Lotta Love (live, 1970-01-09: Royal Albert Hall, London, UK)liveLed Zeppelin6:24
1970-01-09Whole Lotta Love (live, 1970-01-09: Royal Albert Hall, London, UK)liveLed Zeppelin6:20
1970-01-09Whole Lotta LoveliveLed Zeppelin?:??
1970-01-09Whole Lotta Love (Royal Albert Hall, January 9, 1970)liveLed Zeppelin6:29
1970-03-07Whole Lotta LoveliveLed Zeppelin3:05
1970-03-12Whole Lotta Love (live, 1970-03-12: Rheinhalle, Düsseldorf, Germany)liveLed Zeppelin7:04
1970-03-21Whole Lotta Love (live, 1970-03-21: Pacific Coliseum, Vancouver, BC, Canada)live and partialLed Zeppelin2:44
1970-03-21Whole Lotta Love (live, 1970-03-21: Pacific Coliseum, Vancouver, BC, Canada)live and partialLed Zeppelin2:47
1970-03-21Whole Lotta Love (live, 1970-03-21: Pacific Coliseum, Vancouver, BC, Canada)liveLed Zeppelin2:45
1970-03-21Whole Lotta Love (live, 1970-03-21: Pacific Coliseum, Vancouver, BC, Canada)liveLed Zeppelin2:44
1970-03-21Whole Lotta Lovelive and partialLed Zeppelin2:47
1970-03-27Whole Lotta Love (live, 1970-03-27: The Forum, Inglewood, CA, USA)liveLed Zeppelin8:14
1970-04-17Whole Lotta Love (live, 1970-04-17: Midsouth Coliseum, Memphis, TN, USA)liveLed Zeppelin5:51
1970-04-18Whole Lotta Love (live, 1970-04-18: Arizona Coliseum, Phoenix, AZ, USA)liveLed Zeppelin9:12
1970-06-28Whole Lotta Love (live, 1970-06-28: Bath Festival of Blues and Progressive Music '70, Royal Bath & West Showground, Shepton Mallet, UK)liveLed Zeppelin7:01
1970-08-21Whole Lotta Love (live, 1970-08-21: Assembly Center, Tulsa, OK, USA)live and medleyLed Zeppelin19:03
1970-09-03Whole Lotta Lovelive and medleyLed Zeppelin18:35
1970-09-04Medley: Whole Lotta Love / Boogie Woogie / Some Other Guy / I've Got a Girl / I'm Movin On / Think It Over / The Lemon Song (live, 1970-09-04: The Forum, Inglewood, CA, USA)live and medleyLed Zeppelin17:09
1970-09-04Medley: Whole Lotta Love / Let There Be Boogie / I'm Moving On / I've Got a Girl / Some Other Guy / Think It Over / The Lemon Song / Whole Lotta Love (live, 1970-09-04: The Forum, Inglewood, CA, USA)live and medleyLed Zeppelin17:16
1970-09-04Whole Lotta Love (medley) (live, 1970-09-04: The Forum, Inglewood, CA, USA)liveLed Zeppelin16:54
1970-09-04Whole Lotta Love: Boogie Chillen’ / I’m Movin’ On / Red House / Some Other Guy / Think It Over / Honey Bee / The Lemon Song (live, 1970-09-04: The Forum, Inglewood, CA, USA)live and medleyLed Zeppelin17:30
1970-09-06Whole Lotta Love (live, 1970-09-06: International Center Arena, Honolulu, HI, USA)live and medleyLed Zeppelin15:02
1970-09-06Whole Lotta Love Medley: Boogie Chillin' / Messng Around My Heart / Red House / Some Other Guy (live, 1970-09-06: International Center Arena, Honolulu, HI, USA)live and medleyLed Zeppelin15:31
1970-09-09Whole Lotta Love (live, 1970-09-09: Boston Garden, Boston, MA, USA)liveLed Zeppelin?:??
1970-09-19Whole Lotta Love (live, 1970-09-19: Madison Square Garden, New York, NY, USA)liveLed Zeppelin23:38
1970-09-19Whole Lotta Love (medley) (live, 1970-09-19: Madison Square Garden, New York City, NY, USA)live and medleyLed Zeppelin23:48
1971-03-05Whole Lotta Love (live, 1971-03-05: Fillmore West, San Francisco, CA, USA)cover and liveKing Curtis2:28
1971-03-06Whole Lotta Love (live, 1971-03-06: Fillmore West, San Francisco, CA, USA)cover and liveKing Curtis2:15
1971-04-01Whole Lotta Love (live, 1971-04-01: Paris Theatre, London, UK)liveLed Zeppelin4:49
1971-04-01Whole Lotta LoveliveLed Zeppelin4:15
1971-04-01Whole Lotta Love (live, 1971-04-01: Paris Theatre, London, UK)liveLed Zeppelin22:12
1971-04-01Whole Lotta Love (live, 1971-04-01: Paris Theatre, London, UK)liveLed Zeppelin22:50
1971-04-01Whole Lotta Love (live, 1971-04-01: Paris Theatre, London, UK)liveLed Zeppelin22:38
1971-04-01Whole Lotta Love (live, 1971-04-01: The Paris Theatre, London, UK)liveLed Zeppelin10:15
1971-04-01Whole Lotta Love (live, 1971-04-01: Paris Theatre, London, UK)live and medleyLed Zeppelin20:43
1971-04-01Whole Lotta Love (live, 1971-04-01: Paris Theatre, London, UK)liveLed Zeppelin9:57
1971-04-01Whole Lotta Love (live, 1971-04-01: Paris Cinema Theatre, London, UK)liveLed Zeppelin4:16
1971-04-01Whole Lotta Love (medley): Boogie Chillun / Fixin’ to Die / That’s Alright Mama / A Mess of Blues (live, 1971-04-01: Paris Cinema Theatre, London, UK)live and medleyLed Zeppelin13:45
1971-04-01Whole Lotta Love / [commercials] (live: Westwood One: Superstar Concert Series)liveLed Zeppelin21:50
1971-04-01Whole Lotta Love / Rock and Roll Medley (live, 1971-04-01: Paris Theatre, London, UK)live and medleyLed Zeppelin22:07
1971-08-07Whole Lotta Love (Blues medley) (live, 1971-08-07: Casino de Montreux, Montreux, Switzerland)live and medleyLed Zeppelin22:57
1971-08-31Whole Lotta LoveliveLed Zeppelin17:27
1971-09-14Whole Lotta Love (live, 1971-09-14: Community Theatre, Berkeley, CA, USA)liveLed Zeppelin25:30
1971-09-23Whole Lotta Love (live, 1971-09-23: Budokan Hall, Tokyo, Japan)live and medleyLed Zeppelin30:16
1971-09-23Whole Lotta Love (live, 1971-09-23: Budokan Hall, Tokyo, Japan)liveLed Zeppelin?:??
1971-09-24Medley: Whole Lotta Love / Boogie Woogie / Cocaine / Rave On / Your Time Is Gonna Come / I'm a Man / The Hunter / Mary Lou / Pretty Woman / How Many More Times (live, 1971-09-24: 日本武道館, Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan)live and medleyLed Zeppelin33:00
1971-09-24Whole Lotta Love (live, 1971-09-24: 日本武道館, Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan)live and medleyLed Zeppelin32:35
1971-09-27Whole Lotta Love (live, 1971-09-27: Shiei Taikukan Hall, Hiroshima, Japan)liveLed Zeppelin18:49
1971-09-27Whole Lotta Love (live, 1971-09-27: Shiei Taikukan Hall, Hiroshima, Japan)live and medleyLed Zeppelin18:53
1971-09-28Whole Lotta Love (live, 1971-09-28: Koseinenkin Kaikan, Osaka, Japan)liveLed Zeppelin17:48
1971-09-29Whole Lotta Love (live, 1971-09-29: Koseinenkin Kaikan, Osaka, Japan)liveLed Zeppelin34:58
1971-11-16Whole Lotta Love (includes Let That Boy Boogie, Hello Mary Lou, Mess of Blues, Honey Bee, Going Down Slow) (live, 1971-11-16: St. Matthew's Baths, Ipswich, UK)liveLed Zeppelin?:??
1971-11-20Whole Lotta Love (live, 1971-11-20: Electric Magic, Empire Pool, London, UK)live and medleyLed Zeppelin24:21
1972-02-19Whole Lotta Love (live, 1972-02-19: Memorial Drive Park, Adelaide, Australia)liveLed Zeppelin17:55
1972-02-20Whole Lotta LoveliveLed Zeppelin5:03
1972-02-25Whole Lotta Love (Includes: Boogie Woogie, Hello Mary Lou, Lets Have a Party, Going Down Slow) (live, 1972-02-25: Western Springs Stadium, Auckland, New Zealand)liveLed Zeppelin?:??
1972-02-27Whole Lotta LoveliveLed Zeppelin5:08
1972-02-27Whole Lotta LoveliveLed Zeppelin2:15
1972-02-29Medley: Whole Lotta Love / Let That Boy Bookie / The Wanderer / Hello Mary Lou / Let's Have a Party (live, 1972-02-29: Festival Hall, Brisbane, Australia)live and medleyLed Zeppelin13:20
1972-02-29Whole Lotta Love: Sing a Simple Song / Just a Little Bit / Boogie Chillen' / Cocaine Blues / Bottle It Up and Go / Cumberland Gap / They're Red Hot / She's a Truckin' Little Baby / The Wanderer / Hello Mary Lou / (Let's Have a) Party / Going Down Slow (live: 1972-02-29: Festival Hall, Brisbane, Australia)live and medleyLed Zeppelin24:01
1972-06-11Whole Lotta Love (live, 1972-06-11: Civic Center, Baltimore, MD, USA)liveLed Zeppelin28:05
1972-06-19Whole Lotta Love (live, 1972-06-19: Seattle Center Coliseum, Seattle, WA, USA)liveLed Zeppelin28:46
1972-06-22Whole Lotta Love (medley) (live, 1972-06-22: Swing Auditorium, San Bernardino, CA, USA)liveLed Zeppelin?:??
1972-06-25Whole Lotta Love (live, 1972-06-25: The Forum, Inglewood, CA, USA)live and medleyLed Zeppelin23:07
1972-06-25Whole Lotta Love (live, 1972-06-25: The Forum, Inglewood, CA, USA)liveLed Zeppelin27:58
1972-06-25Whole Lotta Love (live, 1972-06-25: The Forum, Inglewood, CA, USA; edit)liveLed Zeppelin20:59
1972-06-25Whole Lotta Love (live)live and medleyLed Zeppelin20:59
1972-06-25Whole Lotta Love (5.1 mix) (live, 1972-06-25: The Forum, Inglewood, CA, USA; edit)liveLed Zeppelin20:59
1972-06-25Whole Lotta Love (5.1 mix) (live, 1972-06-25: The Forum, Inglewood, CA, USA)cover, live and medleyLed Zeppelin23:07
1972-06-28Whole Lotta Love (live, 1972-06-28: Tucson Community Center, Tucson, AZ, USA)live and medleyLed Zeppelin5:02
1972-06-28Whole Lotta Love (includes: Boogie Chillun' / Let's Have a Party / Stuck on You / Hello Mary Lou / Going Down Slow / The Shape I'm in) (live, 1972-06-28: Tucson Community Center, Tucson, AZ, USA)live and medleyLed Zeppelin?:??
1972-06-28Whole Lotta Love (reprise) (live, 1972-06-28: Tucson Community Center, Tucson, AZ, USA)live and medleyLed Zeppelin4:26
1972-10-02Medley: Whole Lotta Love / I Can’t Quit You Babylive and medleyLed Zeppelin21:49
1972-10-02Whole Lotta Love (live, 1972-10-02: Budokan Hall, Tokyo, Japan)live and medleyLed Zeppelin23:03
1972-10-03Whole Lotta Love (live, 1972-10-03: Budokan Hall, Tokyo, Japan)live and medleyLed Zeppelin23:19
1972-10-04Whole Lotta Love (live, 1972-10-04: Koseinenkin Kaikan, Osaka, Japan)liveLed Zeppelin22:59
1972-10-05Whole Lotta Love (live, 1972-10-05: Kokaido, Nagoya, Japan)liveLed Zeppelin23:16
1972-10-09Whole Lotta Love (live, 1972-10-09: Koseinenkin Kaikan, Osaka, Japan)liveLed Zeppelin29:19
1972-10-09Whole Lotta Love (live, 1972-10-09: Koseinenkin Kaikan, Osaka, Japan)live and medleyLed Zeppelin30:05
1972-10-10Whole Lotta Love (live, 1972-10-10: Kyoto Kaikan #1, Kyoto, Japan)liveLed Zeppelin23:37
1972-12-16Whole Lotta Lovelive and medleyLed Zeppelin28:39
1972-12-20Whole Lotta Lovelive and medleyLed Zeppelin29:24
1973-01-07Whole Lotta Love (live, 1973-01-07: New Theatre, Oxford, UK)live and partialLed Zeppelin3:06
1973-01-14Medley: Whole Lotta Love / Everybody Needs Somebody / Boogy Mama / Baby I Don't Care / Let's Have a Party / I Can't Quit You / The Shape I'm In (live, 1973-01-14: Empire Theatre, Liverpool, UK)live and medleyLed Zeppelin23:45
1973-01-14Whole Lotta Love (live, 1973-01-14: Empire Theatre, Liverpool, UK)live and medleyLed Zeppelin2:28
1973-01-14Whole Lotta Love (live, 1973-01-14: Empire Theatre, Liverpool, UK)live and medleyLed Zeppelin25:25
1973-01-15Whole Lotta Love (live, 1973-01-15: Trentham Ballroom, Stoke-on-Trent, UK)live and medleyLed Zeppelin17:48
1973-01-15Whole Lotta Love (live, 1973-01-15: Trentham Ballroom, Stoke-on-Trent, UK)liveLed Zeppelin17:12
1973-01-18Whole Lotta Love (live, 1973-01-18: St. George’s Hall, Bradford, England, UK)liveLed Zeppelin23:24
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