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He recorded it on June 20,in Dallas, Texas, during his last recording session. The song was unreleased until its inclusion on the Johnson compilation album King of the Delta Blues Singers. The song is well known for the lyric "Now you can squeeze my lemon 'til the juice run down my leg", which was later used by Led Zeppelin in their song " The Lemon Song ", from the album Led Zeppelin II. It is likely that Johnson had taken this himself from Travelling Riverside Blues - Led Zeppelin - MP3 Digital Collection song recorded earlier that same year called "She Squeezed My Lemon", by Roosevelt Sykes.
Jimmy Page dubbed extra guitar tracks onto the track the main track being played on a string electric guitar and it was broadcast four days later on John Peel 's Top Gear show under the title "Travelling Riverside Blues '69",  and repeated on January 11, Page used an acoustic slide guitar for the entire song, while Bonham played triplets on the bass drum.
It is quite different from the original, and it is more a tribute to Robert Johnson than a straight cover. The song showcases a riff by Page also in open G tuningand in the lyrics Robert Plant quotes many Robert Johnson songs, such as "She studies evil all the time", from " Kind Hearted Woman Blues ", and "Why don't you come on in my kitchen", from " Come on in My Kitchen " which is heard during the song's solo.
It was interest from US radio interviewers and fans during Page's Outrider Morning Of My Life - Various - Super Jets 3 that originally led him to negotiate with BBC Enterprises for the song's release.
The clip also features a railroad montage, and underwater shots of the Mississippi River. The song reached number seven on the Billboard Top Rock Tracks Top 50 chart in Novemberculled from national album rock radio airplay reports. A verse was incorporated into Cream 's " Crossroads ", their version of Johnson's " Cross Road Blues ", uncredited. Eric Clapton covered this song, along with several other Robert Johnson classics, on his album, Me and Mr.
Myles Kennedy has sung and played Black Comedy - Miles Davis - Miles In The Sky (Reel-To-Reel, Album) song with his band Alter Bridge at live shows in and Takoma Deathpunk band Zeke 's "10 to the Riverside Blues", from their split with Peter Pan Speedrockis a clear, if unconventional, homage to the Johnson recording.
Dave Hole covered this song on his album Short Fuse Blues. John P. Hammond covered an acoustic version of this song in and with an electric band in on the albums, Country Blues and Mirrors respectively.
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