Dear Valued Visitor,

We have noticed that you are using an ad blocker software.

Although advertisements on the web pages may degrade your experience, our business certainly depends on them and we can only keep providing you high-quality research based articles as long as we can display ads on our pages.

To view this article, you can disable your ad blocker and refresh this page or simply login.

We only allow registered users to use ad blockers. You can sign up for free by clicking here or you can login if you are already a member.

11 Most Popular Songs about Death

11. In My Time of Dying

Artist: Led Zeppelin
Album: Physical Graffiti
Released: 1975
Points: 145.2

In My Time of Dying is a traditional gospel song that was performed by many artists including Bob Dylan. Led Zeppelin’s version appeared on the band’s album Physical Graffiti, which stayed on Billboard 200 for 43 weeks, hitting the No. 1. Zeppelin, known for lengthy songs, this time outmatched themselves. The studio track lasts 11:06. In the book Led Zeppelin: The Complete Guide to Their Music, Dave Lewis praised In My Time of Dying as “one of the most scintillating moments in the whole Zeppelin catalogue”.

The song, which repeats the line Jesus, gonna make up my dyin’ bed with variations, speaks about poet’s encounter with Jesus, St Peter and angles after his death. The whole song echoes with the feeling of approaching end, so it is no wonder that Plant didn’t enjoy performing it after the car crash he had in 1975.

Loading...