I remmeber I was just about the only person in my college dormitory who liked the LED ZEPPELIN III album better than LED ZEPPELIN II. On the other hand I was the program director of the college radio station for two years so my opinion really counted.
“Immigrant Song” was the lead single from LED ZEPPELIN III. It was a brilliant song that combined Norse mythology with hard rock. It just rumbled out of the speakers and overwhelmed the listener.
Led Zeppelin will always be remembered for selling over one-hundred million albums but every once in awhile they had a hit single in the United States. “Immigrant Song” first reached the BILLBOARD MAGAZINE Pop Singles Chart, November 21, 1970, and became a hit peaking at number 16.
It was one of six singles by Led Zeppelin to crack the American Top 40.