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  Led Zeppelin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Led Zeppelin also featured delicate acoustic guitar on "Black Mountain Side", and a combination of acoustic and electric approaches on the reworked folk song "Babe I'm Gonna Leave You." The immediate success of the first album kick-started the band's career, especially in the United States, where they would frequently tour.
In 1974, Led Zeppelin launched their own record label called Swan Song, named after one of only five songs that the band never recorded for commercial release (the track was re-tooled as "Midnight Moonlight" by Page's post-Zeppelin band The Firm on their first album).
Led Zeppelin again showed their impressive range with songs like the lush and complex "Ten Years Gone", the acoustic "Black Country Woman", the driving "Trampled Under Foot" and the thundering, Indian-Arabic-tinged "Kashmir".
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 VH1.com : Led Zeppelin : Biography
Led Zeppelin IV was the band's most musically diverse effort to date, featuring everything from the crunching rock of "Black Dog" to the folk of "The Battle of Evermore," as well as "Stairway to Heaven," which found the bridge between the two genres.
Led Zeppelin launched a large American tour in 1975, but it came to a halt when Robert Plant and his wife suffered a serious car crash while vacationing in Greece.
Led Zeppelin immediately canceled the tour and offered no word whether or not it would be rescheduled, causing widespread speculation about the band's future.
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 Led Zeppelin Album Reviews
Only Led Zeppelin IV (or whatever you want to call it) can seriously rival Physical Graffiti for the title of “best Led Zeppelin album,” and the band immediately delivers on the muscular “Custard Pie,” which is followed by the melodic “The Rover,” one of the band’s most underrated songs.
The album begins with the eerie effects and powerful guitar swirl of “In The Evening,” which also contains a cocky Plant vocal that confidently told the punk pretenders (who had cropped up in the band’s absence and who were supposed to render older rockers such as Led Zeppelin irrelevant) who was still boss.
Considering that the album barely passes the 33-minute mark and consists of a mere eight songs, it would also be nice to see the three previously unavailable songs from the box set tacked onto a future reissue, which would give the band’s fans more bang for their buck while also boosting this album’s stock considerably.
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 Led Zeppelin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
"Led Zeppelin" ranks up with "Are You Experienced" and "In the Court of the Crimson King" as one of the greatest debut albums ever.
This was Led Zeppelin's second (III being the first) experimental album as the band messes around with reggae, doo-wop, and funk with mixed results.
Robert Plant had to sing this entire album from a wheelchair; John Bonham's problems with alcohol continued although his drumming is probably the strongest thing on the album; and Jimmy Page was a crack and, I believe, smackhead.
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 Rolling Stone : 14) Led Zeppelin
Led Zeppelin were more than just a band -- they were the perfect combination of the most intense elements: passion and mystery and expertise.
Zeppelin concerts and albums were like exorcisms for them.
It's the three circles that were his insignia on Zeppelin IV and on the front of his kick drum.
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 Adrian's Album Reviews : Led Zeppelin
Zeppelin had to prove they were good and they did, at least as musicians-- the songs are rather ordinary songs played extraordinarily well.
Led Zeppelin, and it hardly even needs to be said, had a damn fine bass player.
Led Zeppelin looking to change their sound is admirable, times had changed after all.
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 Led Zeppelin MP3 Downloads - Led Zeppelin Music Downloads - Led Zeppelin Music Videos
Led Zeppelin IV (4 symbols) is the forth album released from Led Zeppelin and is the pinnicle of their career.
Led Zeppelin doesn’t completely abandon their folk music influences that was present on Led Zeppelin III, it is present in “The Battle of Evermore”, “When The Levee Breaks” and even in the epic...
This is the solo album made by the group that consisted of Billy Joel and drummer Jon Small.
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 Led Zeppelin
Zeppelin was essentially a derivative blues cover band at their essence, yeah, but they were the virtual essence of larger than life, epic, overblown and mysterious hard rock.
For many, too, this is Led Zep's crowning moment, because as a transitional moment between the 'hardcore blues period' and the 'later mystical period' it manages to combine some of the elements of both and thus stands out as a defining statement in the whole metal movement.
It isn't a bad album, of course, and if there is any such thing as a 'great' Led Zeppelin album, this is probably their last one.
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 Led Zeppelin MIDI Music Songs Zeppelin I Album   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
I have been a Led Zeppelin fan since 1975 when I was 11 years old.
Led Zeppelin came from the UK and brought their style of "rythm and blues" and mixed it with a driving hard rock sound.
My Led Zeppelin homepage is complete with every song in the MIDI format and along with the album covers.
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 Amazon.com: Led Zeppelin II: Music: Led Zeppelin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Led Zeppelin II is an album of Jimmy Page riffs so huge, and John Paul Jones/John Bonham rhythms so deep, that the heavy metal genre this classic helped create has tried for decades to catch up, mostly without success.
Led Zeppelin II, for the most part, follows the same blues-based rock stylings of its predecessor, but it throws in just enough new elements to keep things sounding fresh.
Led Zeppelin II is one of the greatest sophomore albums in the history of rock and roll.
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 Led Zeppelin
For those legions of fans who have never seen a Zeppelin concert there is very little in the official catalogue to satisfy the desire to hear Led Zeppelin's dynamic on stage performances.
Page recorded an unsatisfactory album with Deep Purple's David Coverdale in 1993, but then 1994 saw Page and Plant two-thirds of the way to a reformation with their ironically titled UNLEDDED project, though John Paul Jones was conspicuous by his absence (for want of an invitation).
Although their commercial success is unquestionable, Led Zeppelin are now rightly recognized as one of the most influential bands of the rock era and their catalogue continues to provide inspiration to successive generations of musicians.
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 St. James Encyclopedia of Pop Culture: Led Zeppelin
One of the all-time greatest rock bands, Led Zeppelin formed in 1968 with Jimmy Page (formerly of the Yardbirds) on guitar,; Robert Plant as vocalist, John Bonham on drums,; and John Paul Jones on bass/keyboards.
Their second album, Led Zeppelin II,; (1969),; brought further success buoyed by top ten single, "Whole Lotta Love." The old-time blues and acoustic tunes on Led Zeppelin III (1970) were less popular than earlier efforts, but Zeppelin returned the following year with their most acclaimed work ever.
The double album, Physical Graffiti (1975), was Zeppelin's most diverse album, containing some of their most beautiful acoustic pieces (such as "bron-Yr-Aur"), as well some of their most driving and powerful epics (such as "Kashmir").
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 Led Zeppelin News
Shameless nods to Big Star and Led Zeppelin are an hourly occurence on the Wit Of The Staircase iPod, The review of Jack White's new band's Glasgow show below has us revved and ready to hear them live for...
A mobile phone salesman was hauled off a plane and questioned for three hours as a terror suspect - because he listened to songs by The Clash and Led Zeppelin.
Led Zeppelin mediums Stairway Denied channel the ghosts of rock gods Noah Stroup, the 23-year-old lead vocalist for Stairway Denied, poses a good question.
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 Amazon.com: Led Zeppelin 1: Music: Led Zeppelin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
As it turned out, Led Zeppelin's infamous 1969 debut album was indicative of the decade to come--one that, fittingly, this band helped define with its decadently exaggerated, bowdlerized blues-rock.
Led Zeppelin was one of those rare groups that combined musicianship, live performance, charisma, myth and decadence into an enduring legend.
Zeppelin would never top the overall consistency of this album, it is a true landmark in rock history and should be in every fans' collection.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B000002J01?v=glance   (1186 words)

 Straight Dope Staff Report: What do the four symbols on Led Zeppelin's 4th album mean?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
I read that you didn't want to be asked to explain "Stairway to Heaven" by Led Zeppelin, and that's fair enough.
I heard Jimmy Page, my hero, was into the occult in a strange way, and maybe you could help me with some of those connections between the occult and musical ability, too.
Zeppelin biographer Charles Cross has this to say about such rumor-mongering: "From mud sharks to pacts with Satan, the public seems to suspend normal human empathy when talking about Led Zeppelin, accepting preposterous malice of the sort that would never be accepted if it were directed toward anyone outside of rock 'n' roll.
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 Amazon.co.uk: Led Zeppelin I: Remastered [Original recording remastered]: Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Despite the presence of such classic thrash-o-ramas as "Good Times Bad Times" and "Communication Breakdown", what set Led Zeppelin apart was the depth and range of their music.
Zeppelin's 'dazed and confused' is my favorite record a class record, the opener 'good times, bad times' is also awesome, a band on top form from start of there career to the end.
Amid all the acclaim for their later albums, Zep's debut tends to be forgotten.
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 Fallen Angel: The Untold Story of Jimmy Page and Led Zeppelin
To this day the album with Stairway to Heaven on it sells four to five thousand copies a week in the United States alone.
This album has sold a total of over 23 million copies in the United States; second only to Michael Jackson’s “Thriller.” The Stairway to Heaven album is loaded with Aleister Crowley’s teachings.
Led Zeppelin even went so far as to command their fans to sell their souls to the Devil in their concert film, “The Song Remains the Same.”
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 Led Zeppelin Reviews
Led Zeppelin II - Amazon.com 7 Customer Reviews.
After plundering the Yardbirds' legacy and Willie Dixon (among others) for their blues-riff-heavy first two albums, Jimmy Page and company surprised many listeners with the strong acoustic/folk sensibility displayed on III.
Also known as the "rune" album or Zoso because of the medieval symbols adorning the inner sleeve, Led Zeppelin's fourth album, released in 1971, turned them from mere superstars into giant behemoths of the rock world.
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 Led Zeppelin MIDI Music Homepage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
My Led Zeppelin Collection of MIDI songs and album covers are for FREE for everyone's enjoyment.
Zeppelin along with Deep Purple and Black Sabbath pioneered in new sounds we now call Heavy Metal.
My Led Zeppelin homepage is complete with every song in the MIDI format and along with the albums are for FREE for all to download.
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 Led Zeppelin Lyrics, Photos, Pictures, Paroles, Letras, Text for every songs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Throughout their 1973 tour, Led Zeppelin broke box-office records — most of which were previously held by the Beatles — across America.
ed Zeppelin launched a large American tour in 1975, but it came to a halt when Robert Plant and his wife suffered a serious car crash while vacationing in Greece.
Further Zeppelin compilation releases saw the light of day in the late-'90s, including 1997's stellar double-disc BBC Sessions, plus Zep's first true best-of collections — 1999's Early Days: The Best Of, Vol.
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 Led Zeppelin DVD (2003) (V)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
just another showcase of led zeppelin at their finest and their absolute rocking best.
this DVD follows zeppelin through their 11 year Carree starting in 69 in the royal Albert hall then Madison square garden 73 followed by a much older and mature band in 75 at earls court and finally a different looking band at their last English show at Knebworth in 79.
this DVD is fantastic showcase of zeppelin and if your not a fan you will be after.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0366707   (342 words)

 When I Look To The West | The Led Zeppelin IV Fanlisting   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
to the Fanlisting for the album "Led Zeppelin IV", officially approved adoption by The Fanlistings.
A fanlisting is simply an online list of fans of a subject, such as a TV show, actor, or musician, that is created by an individual and open for fans from around the world to join.
I have no affiliation with Led Zeppelin or its management, this site is just a fan effort.
www.zosoism.net   (134 words)

 Acclaimed Music - Led Zeppelin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Allan Kozinn, AVGuide (USA) - The 100 Greatest Pop Albums of the Century (2000)
Gear (USA) - The 100 Greatest Albums of the Century (1999)
VH1 (USA) - The 100 Greatest Albums of R 'N' R (2001)
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