The 10 Greatest Led Zeppelin Songs

3 ) “Immigrant Song” (1970)

“Immigrant Song” was written as Led Zeppelin was touring Reykjavik, Iceland. It is notable for the repeated staccato riff played on guitar, bass, and drums as well as lyrics that touch on Norse mythology. The song was released as a single and peaked at #16 on the U.S. pop chart. The band included “Immigrant Song,” on the album “Led Zeppelin III.” The mythological references were part of the album’s inclusion of influences from folk music. It was the group’s second consecutive #1 hit album and broke into the soul chart at #30.


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