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The Lemon Song is a song written by Led Zeppelin for their second album, Led Zeppelin II, and appears as the third track on it.

Background and Controversy[]

The song was inspired by Howlin' Wolf's "Killing Floor". Other lyrics were inspired by Robert Johnson's "Travelling Riverside Blues".

In 1972, Arc Music, who owned the rights to Howlin' Wolf's music, sued Led Zeppelin for copyright infringement. The suit was settled outside of court.