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L E D Z E P P E L I N
GOING TO CALIFORNIA
was inspired by Joni Mitchell’s ‘California.’
Jimmy Page and Robert Plant were huge fans of hers. When performed live, after the lines “To find the queen without a king they say she plays guitar and cries and sings,” Plant would often say the name “Joni.” This started as a song about earthquakes, but developed into a song about the search for a woman.
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