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  Swan song - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A swan song is a reference to an ancient belief that the Mute Swan (Cygnus olor) is completely mute during its lifespan, but may sing one heartbreakingly beautiful song just before it dies.
For example, Franz Schubert's collection of songs, published in his year of death, 1828, is known as the Schwanengesang (German for "swan song").
It generally carries the connotation that the performer is aware of his or her imminent demise (or retirement) and is expending his or her last breath on one magnificent final effort.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Swan_song   (442 words)

 Swan Song Records - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Swan Song Records was a record label launched by Led Zeppelin on May 10, 1974.
Artists that Swan Song Records wanted to sign but bowed out to other labels were Roy Harper and blues guitarist Bobby Parker.
Swan Song ceased operations in October 1983 due to the break-up of Led Zeppelin and Peter Grant’s health problems.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Swan_Song_Records   (1283 words)

 Led Zeppelin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Yardbirds, tired from constant touring and recording, were beginning to wind down, and there was talk of building a supergroup with himself and Beck on guitar and The Who's Keith Moon and John Entwistle on drums and bass.
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).
After a decade of recording and touring, the band was now considered a dinosaur in some quarters, as mainstream musical tastes had moved in favor of disco and critical focus had turned to punk rock.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Led_Zeppelin   (5076 words)

 Swan song - TheBestLinks.com - Swan Song, AIDS, TheBestLinks.com:Find or fix a stub, 1828, ...
A swan song is a reference to an ancient and false belief that swans (Cygnus olor) are completely mute during life, but sing one heartbreakingly beautiful song just as they die.
The Dying Swan, Tennyson contains a poetic evocation of the beauty of the supposed song.
It generally carries the connotation that the performer is aware of his or her imminent demise (or departure/retirement, etc) and is expending his or her last breath on magnum opus (greatest work).
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 Swan Song Records: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Atlantic records (atlantic recording corporation) is a record label founded in 1947 by ahmet ertegun and herb abramson....
The song remains the same is a soundtrack album and concert film by the british blues/rock band led zeppelin....
Npg records was formed by prince in 1993 to release his music after paisley park records was shut down by warner bros....
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Recorded in 1937 in Chicago, Robert Plant used the lyrics as a basis for the song Custard Pie, with lyrics from Sleepy John Estes' Drop Down Daddy.
Recorded on August 30, 1949 by Hank Williams Sr., although the words and music were originally written by jazz musician Clarence Williams in the 1930s.
On July 28, 1978, Led Zeppelin and their record company, Swan Song Records, settled amicably out of court for a reported $130,000 plus future royalties with the stipulation that the settlement's incriminating terms be kept confidential.
www.led-zeppelin.org /multimedia/roots.htm   (674 words)

 ipedia.com: Led Zeppelin Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The record included hard rock such as "Black Dog", Tolkienesque folksy mysticism on "The Battle of Evermore", and a combination of both genres in the lengthy song "Stairway To Heaven", a massive FM radio hit that has been acknowledged by some as the all-time greatest classic rock song.
The band did little recording or live work during 1978; the sombre mood was extended with the death of their friend, Who drummer Keith Moon.
After a decade of recording and touring, the band was now considered a dinosaur in some quarters, as mainstream musical tastes had moved in favour of disco and critical focus had turned to punk rock.
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 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Name the Zeppelin song containing these lyrics: "My lover she is laying, on the dark side of the globe." The Rain Song The Song Remains The Same The Lemon Song *The Rover ?Outstanding drum track.
Spelling of one of the songs is wrong Writting credit to one of the songs is wrong There is a picture of a different singer *Time of one of the songs is incorrect ?"How Many More Times" is put down as 3 mins, 30 secs when it is in fact over 5 minutes long.
What record label did Plant's single "If I Were A Carpenter" come out on in the U.K? *Fontana Atlantic Swan Song Es Paranza ?He had singles come out on the other three labels as well.
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 Daily Vault - March 12, 1999
There is not a lot of treble or bass in the mix, leaving the sound raw and a little uncomfortable at times.
I found myself wishing that the basic rhythm and melody of the song had been worked on a little more; it comes off sounding very simplistic, something one would not expect from Bad Company.
Cover art is the intellectual property of Swan Song Records, and is used for informational purposes only.
www.dailyvault.com /1999_03_12.html   (693 words)

 In Through The Out Door Lyrics - Led Zeppelin
The album was named by the group as such, because of their recent problems and the rise of punk music, trying to get back into the public mind is like "trying to get in through the 'Out' door, than through the 'In' door".
The original gramophone record of this album featured an unusual gimmick (though 1979 marked a high-point, or low-point if you prefer, in the gimmicky-ness of records).
This could sometimes be seen while the record was still sealed.) The pictures all depicted a scene in a bar (in which a man burns a "Dear John" letter), and each photo was taken from the point of view of someone who appeared in the other photos.
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 Reviews for Titles by Artists/Groups: "K-L"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
On this, her debut recording, she sings traditional and original melodies in richly textured musical contexts, with the aim of evoking healing and peaceful, powerful spiritual states.
Several songs are in tribute to the passing of friends, one being a solemn lament interweaving nostalgic cello with a flamenco guitar, while another blends kora, balafon and guitar.
Her voice and songs bring to mind the sensitive style of Kate Wolf, and the contemporary appeal of Beth Nielsen Chapman, although she is truly her own artist with a unique expression stemming from simple feelings and universal truth.
www.backroadsmusic.com /reviews/k_l_reviews.htm   (9538 words)

 Bad Company
(1974), was one of the songs Ralphs wrote for Mott The Hoople.
It was supposed to be 10 songs from 6 albums, but did not include songs from "Burnin' Sky", so it would have been more appropriately called "10 From 5".
, was recorded during the tour, and released in 1993.
www.rocknrollhell.com /badcompany   (926 words)

Outrider is an album by Jimmy Page, released by Geffen Records on June 19, 1988.
The album marks the first time since 1969, Jimmy recorded with another label other than Atlantic Records/Swan Song Records.
It was recorded at The Sol, a studio owned by Jimmy at the time.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/ou/Outrider.html   (156 words)

 Led Zeppelin biography - 8notes.com
This would result in a more acoustic sound (and a song 'Bron-Yr-Aur Stomp'—misspelled as 'Bron-Y-Aur Stomp' on the album cover) which was strongly influenced by Celtic and folk music, and it also revealed a different side of guitarist Page's prodigious talent.
The soundtrack of the film had some songs missing and some added compared to the film, and also some songs are different cuts from the 3 nights the band performed at Madison Square Garden.
The summer of 1978 saw the group recording again, this time at Swedish Polar Studio; this album would be titled In Through the Out Door and would highlight the talent of drummer John Bonham on the epic 'Carouselambra' and the tropical 'Fool In The Rain'.
www.8notes.com /biographies/led_zeppelin.asp   (3500 words)

 Simon Kirke Interview, Part 1
Swan Song was floundering in the wake of John Bonham’s death.
Pete Smith, it turns out, did come to terms with Swan Song and, indeed, the second Wildlife album was actually nearly the last release by that label.
He’d go around and set up his stuff, and he had the contemporary records and the slightly older records, plus he had older records from the forties-- quicksteps and waltzes and things—and I had to play to all this stuff.
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 Jimmy Page -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
His first session for the label was the recording "Diamonds" by Jet Harris and Tony Meehan which went to Number 1 on the singles chart in early 1963.
His landmark guitar solo from the song "Heartbreaker" has been credited by Eddie Van Halen as the inspiration for his trademark two-hand tapping technique after he saw Led Zeppelin perform at the LA Forum in 1972.
Although Jimmy Page has recorded for, and with, many now famous musicians, including studio work for The Rolling Stones and The Kinks, many of his early recordings are unfortunately only available through bootlegged copies, many of which were released by the Led Zeppelin fan club in the late 1960s and 1970s.
psychcentral.com /wiki/Jimmy_Page   (2449 words)

 Ringo And The All Starrs - Simon Kirke   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
They signed a record contract with Swan Song Records, the record company started by Led Zeppelin and their manager Peter Grant.
To this day, Bad Company is the only Swan Song act, with the exception of Led Zeppelin, to have any lasting impact.
Their debut record includes the hit singles "Can't Get Enough" and "Movin' On." the band's legacy of hit songs continued with "Good Lovin' Bone Bad," "Feel Like making Love," and "Rock and Roll Fantasy." Always thought of as a great live act, they did several successful stadium tours during the '70's.
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 Cameron Crowe - Eyes & Ears - Books
Mixed in, on and about the 1950 Life and Look magazine photos of middle America, the figure is referred to only as "The Object." But street rumors have described it as everything from the new Zeppelin logo to a fl-magic worship piece.
Nobody at the New York office of Zeppelin's Swan Song Records had any idea what "The Object" symbolizes.
And at Swan Song's London office, Zeppelin caretaker Richard Cole had "no idea whatsoever" what it means.
www.cameroncrowe.com /eyes_ears/articles/crowe_zepp_presence.html   (392 words)

 Frank Carillo and the Bandoleros -- Bio
Frank Carillo is the epitome of the "musician's musician." Throughout his career, his craftsmanship as a gifted world-class guitar player, electrifying stage performances, memorable prolific songwriting and his warm and affable persona have allowed him to make an indelible mark on the international music scene.
In late 1973 Frank was back in England recording French superstar Johnny Hallyday's album "Insolitudes" where he blended his creative guitar playing to the efforts of legendary bassist Klaus Voorman, guitar players Bob Mayo and Peter Frampton along with the unsurpassed horn section consisting of Bobby Keys, Jim Horn and Jim Price.
After consummating the deal with Atlantic Records, a co-publishing arrangement was completed with Led Zeppelin's publishing company Kyknos Cantos Music, Inc. which means "Swan Song" in Greek.
frankcarillo.com /bio.html   (1173 words)

 Swan Song Records - Used and Hard to Find Vinyl Records on the Swan Song Label: 45s and LPs
Swan Song Records - Used and Hard to Find Vinyl Records on the Swan Song Label: 45s and LPs
RCA Records - Includes records from artists such as Alabama, Bobby Bare, and more.
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 Artemis Records - Artist Executives   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Kurupt and Kittie were certified gold, and the Baha Men’s (via S Curve Records) Who Let The Dogs Out has become the biggest selling independently distributed album in the United States in 2000 having sold in excess of three million units.
In 1993-94, he was President of Atlantic Records, also a division of Time-Warner, which likewise attained the number one ranking among U.S. companies during Goldberg’s tenure.
Prior to that Goldberg was Vice-President of Led Zeppelin’s Swan Song Records.
www.artemisrecords.com /executivebio.aspx?executive=dannygoldberg   (1001 words)

 eBay - swan song records, Records, Music Memorabilia items on eBay.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Swans World of Skin Ten Songs LP M. Gira Jarboe
LED ZEPPELIN Song Remains The Same dbl LP NM Swan Song
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 Plant Bio
This made the recording of Zeppelin's Presence to be done while he was in a wheel care.
Now and Zen which is extremely successful because of songs like "Tall Cool One," "Heaven Knows," and "Ship Of Fools." "Tall Cool One" contained Zeppelin samples that Page wasn't too thrilled with at the time.
be released containing songs that a lot of people owned on bootleg but this time would great quality and on CD After what seemed forever Page/Plant release Walking Into Clarkdale the album includes "Shining In The Light" "When The World Was Young," and "Most High." They did another world tour to support their gold album.
www.robertplanthomepage.com /pages/bio.htm   (1991 words)

 Led_Zeppelin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Although several of Zeppelin's earliest songs were based on or were cover versions of blues standards, others such as "Communication Breakdown" had a unique and distinctively heavy sound.
The soundtrack is not generally considered a great live album, but it would remain the only official live document of the band until the eventual release of the BBC Sessions in 1997.
The summer of 1978 saw the group recording again, this time at Swedish Polar Studio, owned by the pop group ABBA; this album would be titled ''In Through the Out Door'' and would highlight the talent of drummer John Bonham on the epic "Carouselambra" and the tropical "Fool In The Rain".
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 Columbo: Swan Song - TV.com
A Country and Western singer kills his overpowering wife, in a plane crash, while he parachutes to safety.
Columbo: Oh no, no. Uh, you know, people think we got all kinds of records on microfilms, all we gotta do is push a button and, uh...
Tell the world what you think of Swan Song, write a review for this episode.
www.tv.com /columbo/swan-song/episode/101363/summary.html   (271 words)

 Dawson's Creek Music Guide -- #523 "Swan Song"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Sometimes, a song may be heard in more than one scene so you may need to read all scene descriptions to find a song you're looking for.
Scene: Jen was playing this song at the radio station as Jack came in.
Scene: Episode ended as this song was playing during the montage of scenes starting with Dawson getting on the plane.
www.dawsonscreekmusic.com /music/eps523.shtml   (361 words)

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