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Led Zeppelin: Whole Lotta Love Meaning

Tagged: Sex | Love [suggest]

Song Released: 1969

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Whole Lotta Love Lyrics

You need cooling
Baby I'm not fooling
I'm gonna send ya
Back to schooling

Way down inside
A-honey you need it
I'm gonna give you my love
I'm gonna give you my love, yeah

Wanna whole lotta love
Wanna whole lotta love
Wanna whole...


    #1 top rated interpretation:
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    Sep 29th 2013 report

    This song fucks you with its sound, not just the lyrics and Robert Plant's sexxxy voice. The bass line is like the rhythm of the couple moving together, the drums are the balls and tits bouncing up and down, the guitar of Jimmy Page is thrusting and moving inside like a huge magnificent electric penis. Like donkey dick or horse cock Led Zep together makes sound a sound the IS the sound of the best fuck of you'd life. Maybe you're fifteen and lifting up your plaid uniform skirt while a big rude man is bracing you against a brick wall. Maybe you're on the beach naked fucking someone you just met. Maybe you are fucking the love of your life for the very first time and he is a dirty nasty sexual athlete who can go for hours. You want it and he can give you A Whole Lot of Love, way down inside.


    #2 top rated interpretation:
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    Feb 14th 2010 report

    Its obviously about making love, but musically, its Jimmys' intrepretation of an acid trip,(and he absolutely nails it too!).Zeps answer to the Beatles' Revolution #9,off the White album.


    #3 top rated interpretation:
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    Nov 27th 2008 report

    This song is obviously very sexual in nature. "Way down inside" is a sort of double meaning. The quite literal act of him being inside her, but also the gutful and raw lustful emotion. The song is full of double meanings and innuendo. Even at the end where he sings "I wanna be your backdoor man" can mean he either wants to put it in her backdoor, or he's the secret lover in an affair of some sorts.

  4. anonymous
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    Sep 6th 2020 report

    I can be somewhere that hasnt got anything to do with sex and this song can start and im rubbing myself against something before the end of the 1st chorus. But thats just me.....

  5. anonymous
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    Jul 29th 2020 report

    The song is about a love relationship and having sex. The couple gets together over and over again ... thus a whole lotta love.

  6. anonymous
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    Sep 7th 2018 report

    I reckon Muddy Waters know more about this song. Slander intended.

  7. anonymous
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    Mar 30th 2017 report

    Hey this mighty Zeppelin song could also be about preparing and empowering the young man's sexuality. For to experience sex and love between a male and a female. In a time that many of ''The Femenists'' didn't and still don't want to hear that noise about ''ecstasy moaning''. Where The Woman is being screWed and loved by The Man with a ''Whole Lotta Love''

  8. anonymous
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    Mar 21st 2017 report

    It's about how you interrupt it but it's definitely about sex and a whole lotta sex and love.

  9. anonymous
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    Jun 12th 2016 report

    Replace every instance of the word "love" with "dick.'

    There's the meaning. It's too blatant to not be intentional.

  10. kooljohn176
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    Mar 4th 2016 report

    WOW, what a popular song by LED ZEPPELIN during the SEXUAL REVOLUTION of the 60's and 70's that turned the ''liberal conservitive'' teenage movement to a ''whole lotta love''. This was used and interpreted in two ways by weighting and measureing both sides of the brain, but giving the little brain a big ego that needs to have power to measure and weight itself against the BIG BRAIN that the little one needs to feel big enough to think about using every inch of his brain to ''DIG IT'' in and out of the ''whole lotta love'' he found. This song is so relevant even today to some that feels i'am still the greatest like you see in our proud politicians these days that got loosend up by a charged up sexual ''POLITICAL GLAMOUR'' used to get their rocks off and to remind us that we are still sexually potent to get back to rock and roll for a ''Whole Lotta Love''.

  11. anonymous
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    Jul 6th 2014 report

    Put it in, take it out. Repeat.

  12. anonymous
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    Dec 17th 2013 report

    It's about when I was doin a fifteen year old after being in the back door and neither of us got off. I ripped the rubber off, and turned her over -- she asked didn't I wanna make it to the bed and I said no, I wanted a whole lotta love, and right now. I eventually got her knees up to her ears and we went for about a half hour -- slow and deep, then shallow and fast, back and forth. She could feel me bumping her cervix and when I came and we both hoped she'd got pregnant. Fifty years later we both agree it was the best ever -- it was truly a whole lotta love, but only about six inches and six orgasms apiece, absolutely amazing and the song always replays that event in our minds.

  13. anonymous
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    Aug 10th 2013 report

    It's obviously about s**....

  14. anonymous
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    Sep 2nd 2012 report

    The song has a definite double meaning, it talks about "LOVE" however there is the war connotation. It is like a defiant chant of let's get together in war. He's saying he really wants to kick ass. Great song for US marines!

  15. anonymous
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    Feb 14th 2012 report

    its obvioulsy about sex but not just that
    i mean he is trying t have sex with someone that has been hurt before thats the wierd noises from like an hauted house full of bad memories that can be erased or at least overcome with a new renewing experience he knows that and insists for her to give love one more chance

  16. anonymous
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    Jun 22nd 2011 report

    Well I will not go into detail bc dont want to get people any more worked up than they aleady are but come on its so obvious its ridiculous. The only thing you could even question is what is the whole lotta love then it makes since bc your ganna need this for the hmmm....love. Great song, love it!!! His voice is a whole lotta love:)

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  17. anonymous
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    Jun 18th 2011 report

    lets ask willie dixon what it means. I mean he did write 90% of it

  18. anonymous
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    Jun 6th 2011 report

    sex! haha

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