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The Led Zeppelin song "D'yer Mak'er" is pronounced "Jamaica" in reference to the way British people say the country's name, hence the reggae beat. Did the group stray too far from its roots with this song?

The Led Zeppelin song "D'yer Mak'er" is pronounced "Jamaica" in reference to the way British people say the country's name, hence the reggae beat. Did the group stray too far from its roots with this song?
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  • No, they didn't

    The backstory behind the track is pretty well known, and one of the few where all band members share composer credit. It's different, but the band is iconic and they have done lots of different things. It's based on a cockney joke of sorts, so it's not that far from the band's roots.

  • No, Led Zeppelin showed their roots with "D'yer Mak'er".

    No, Led Zeppelin did not stray too far from its roots with the song "D'yer Mak'er". The band's roots are in both rock music and British culture. While a reggae beat might sound like it is straying from the band's rock roots, it still relates to where the band originates because its title is mocking British people.

  • No, Led Zeppelin did not stray too far from its roots with the song, "D'yer Mak'er", which is pronounced "Jamaica" in reference to the way British people say the country's name.

    No, Led Zeppelin did not stray too far from its roots with the song, "D'yer Mak'er. " The song is pronounced "Jamaica" in reference to the way British people say the country's name and as a British band, Led Zeppelin acknowledges, and I believe, even honors their British roots by highlighting their accent.

  • No, the group didn't stray too far from its roots with this song.

    D'yer Maker serves as a homage to a couple of completely different variations of music. The first and foremost is reggae, in addition to the subsequent variation of music is Doo-Wop. Dare I say I have at all times appreciated this tune. D'yer Mak'er is a vintage song which will continually be a well liked tune of mine.


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