Led Zeppelin... It wasn't just their crushingly loud interpretation of the blues -- it was how they incorporated mythology, mysticism, and a variety of other genres (most notably world music and British folk) -- into their sound.
http://custard-pie.com I know the band, I know the song but there's something about reading those words on their own. Goosebumps. It's the difference between music then and music now. It all began with Led Zep.