Led Zeppelin

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Led Zeppelin formed out of the ashes of The YardbirdsJimmy Page had joined the band in its final days, playing a pivotal role on the group's final album, 1967's Little Games, which also featured string arrangements from John Paul Jones.  During 1967, the Yardbirds were fairly inactive.  Whilst the band members decided the group's future, Page returned to session work in 1967. In the spring of 1968, he played on Jones' arrangement of Donovan's "Hurdy Gurdy Man." During the sessions, Jones requested to be part of any future project Page would develop. Page would have to assemble a band sooner than he had planned. In the summer of 1968, the Yardbirds' Keith Relf and Jim McCarty left, leaving Page and bassist Chris Dreja with the rights to the name, as well as the obligation of fulfilling an upcoming fall tour. Page set out to find a replacement vocalist and drummer. Initially, he wanted to enlist singer Terry Reid and Procol Harum's drummer B.J. Wilson, but neither musician was able to join the group. Reid suggested that Page contact Robert Plant, who was singing with a band called Hobbstweedle.

Inducted into Rock And Roll Hall of Fame in 1995 (Performer).
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Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin album art Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin (Album) Atlantic US 1968 Sell This Version
Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin II album art Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin II (Album) Atlantic, Atlantic US 1969 Sell This Version
TL-ST-135 Led Zeppelin - Promotional LP For Record Department-In-Store-Play album art Dusty Springfield / Led Zeppelin Dusty Springfield / Led Zeppelin - Promotional LP For Record Department-In-Store-Play(LP, Promo, Smplr) Atlantic TL-ST-135 US 1969 Sell This Version
Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin III album art Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin III (Album) Atlantic Canada 1970 Sell This Version
Led Zeppelin - Pop Special-1 & 2 album art Led Zeppelin / Faces (3) Led Zeppelin / Faces (3) - Pop Special-1 & 2 BBC Transcription Services UK 1971 Sell This Version
Led Zeppelin - Untitled album art Led Zeppelin Untitled (Album) Atlantic Israel 1971 Sell This Version
Led Zeppelin - Houses Of The Holy album art Led Zeppelin Houses Of The Holy (Album) Atlantic, Atlantic US 1973 Sell This Version
Led Zeppelin - Physical Graffiti album art Led Zeppelin Physical Graffiti (Album) Swan Song Japan 1975 Sell This Version
73807, 73808 Led Zeppelin - Nightbird & Company: Cosmic Connections Presented By The US Army Reserve album art Led Zeppelin / David Gates / Lynyrd Skynyrd Led Zeppelin / David Gates / Lynyrd Skynyrd - Nightbird & Company: Cosmic Connections Presented By The US Army Reserve(2xLP, Transcription) Army Reserve, Army Reserve 73807, 73808 US 1975 Sell This Version
4JSCMV43068 Led Zeppelin - Toyota Presents Innerview  album art Led Zeppelin Toyota Presents Innerview (2xLP, Transcription) Innerview 4JSCMV43068 US 1975 Sell This Version
Led Zeppelin - The Soundtrack From The Film The Song Remains The Same album art Led Zeppelin The Soundtrack From The Film The Song Remains The Same (Album) Swan Song Italy 1976 Sell This Version
Led Zeppelin - Presence album art Led Zeppelin Presence (Album) Swan Song Uruguay 1976 Sell This Version
RL 18-76 Led Zeppelin - Presence / Lady In Waiting  album art Led Zeppelin / Outlaws Led Zeppelin / Outlaws - Presence / Lady In Waiting (LP, Transcription) AFRTS RL 18-76 US 1976 Sell This Version
none Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin album art Led Zeppelin / Alison Steele Led Zeppelin / Alison Steele - Led Zeppelin(LP, Transcription) DWJ Associates none US 1978 Sell This Version
Led Zeppelin - In Through The Out Door album art Led Zeppelin In Through The Out Door (Album) Swan Song Japan 1979 Sell This Version
#143 Led Zeppelin - BBC Rock Hour #143 album art Led Zeppelin BBC Rock Hour #143(LP, Transcription) London Wavelength #143 US 1980 Sell This Version
#242 Led Zeppelin - BBC Rock Hour #242 album art Led Zeppelin BBC Rock Hour #242(LP, Transcription + LP, S/Sided, Transcription) London Wavelength #242 US 1981 Sell This Version
RSMP 81-4 Led Zeppelin - The Continuous History Of Rock And Roll album art Led Zeppelin The Continuous History Of Rock And Roll(2xLP, Transcription) Rolling Stone Magazine Productions RSMP 81-4 US 1981 Sell This Version
Led Zeppelin - Coda album art Led Zeppelin Coda (Album) Swan Song, Swan Song, Swan Song Italy 1982 Sell This Version
none Led Zeppelin - Maxell Is Pleased To Present Led Zeppelin In Concert album art Led Zeppelin Maxell Is Pleased To Present Led Zeppelin In Concert(2xLP, Transcription) London Wavelength none US 1982 Sell This Version
NBC 82-30 Led Zeppelin - The Robert Plant / Led Zeppelin Special album art Robert Plant / Led Zeppelin Robert Plant / Led Zeppelin - The Robert Plant / Led Zeppelin Special(6xLP, Transcription) The Source (8) NBC 82-30 US 1982 Sell This Version
CN 4194/S Led Zeppelin - In Concert-305 album art Led Zeppelin In Concert-305(LP, Transcription) BBC Transcription Services CN 4194/S UK 1983 Sell This Version
BC 546 Led Zeppelin - BBC Rock Hour #546 album art Led Zeppelin BBC Rock Hour #546(LP, Transcription) London Wavelength BC 546 US 1984 Sell This Version
IC-86-07 Led Zeppelin - In Concert album art Led Zeppelin In Concert(2xLP, Transcription) Westwood One IC-86-07 US 1985 Sell This Version
PIM P.I.M. 77 Led Zeppelin - Pioneers in Music #77 U.K. Power Rock / Led Zeppelin, Queen, Foghat, Deep Purple album art Led Zeppelin / Queen / Foghat / Deep Purple Led Zeppelin / Queen / Foghat / Deep Purple - Pioneers in Music #77 U.K. Power Rock / Led Zeppelin, Queen, Foghat, Deep Purple(LP, Transcription + LP, S/Sided, Transcription) D.I.R. Broadcasting Corp. PIM P.I.M. 77 US 1987 Sell This Version

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The-Earth-Looks-Flat

The-Earth-Looks-Flat

May 13, 2020
What is the best compilation to give a newcomer to Led Zep?
Mothership or Remasters, are there any great differences?
nick12202

nick12202

March 23, 2020
There is an absolutely stunning amount of Unofficial releases in every category here. It would be a full time job to just go through them all and remove them.
Mart_the_tart

Mart_the_tart

November 20, 2019
THEE greatest band in rock history, there are no greater
Llenyataire

Llenyataire

November 3, 2019
One of the most famous cover bands in music history.
alphagrade

alphagrade

February 15, 2018
Hearing this on a lovely near mint 1971 pressing for the very first time (and now on my third listen), and this is such a phenomenal timeless album. It doesn't matter what genre of music you favour and even (like me) you think that heavy metal is rather embarrassing, this album is a work of art. I can't quite put my finger on it or explain why it works so well (guitar solos tend to bore me), but on this album, it all works so beautifully. Whatever you pay for this on vinyl, it is money well spent.
Rich.C

Rich.C

December 22, 2016
edited over 3 years ago
...Led Zeppelin are to rock what Pele is to football, what Plato is to philosophy...forerunners, harbingers call them what you wish they are/were 4 very talented musicians.
There's been a lot of bunk stirred up about Led Zeppelin over the years. Accuse the band of blues-ploitation, accuse them of occultism, accuse them of selling out. Join, if you wish, the Lilliputian chorus assembled against them; or join the majority for whom mere mention of the band inspires awe. From the raw intensity of "Communication Breakdown" to the cosmic sonorities of "Kashmir" and dubbed-up funk of "D'Yer Mak'er," Zeppelin's music almost never fails to compel. In their prime, Robert Plant's vocal range seemed as wide as the Milky Way, while Jimmy Page set new standards for sloppy perfection on guitar. Meanwhile, John Paul Jones has only John Entwistle to compete with for the centerfold spot in the Who's Who of bass guitarists. And though John Bonham's aspirations ultimately proved to be his undoing, he is revered by many as rock's most powerful drummer. Together they developed the mother tongue from which every Metal dialect derives -- a tongue spoken in psychedelic blues phrases delivered at overdriven speeds. Inevitably, Zeppelin will continue to be passed down like a sacred amulet by older brothers, uncles, fathers and eventually grandfathers to new generations of adolescents getting hip all over again to bell-bottoms, long hair and marijuana.
nagyphilip

nagyphilip

November 20, 2016
What a classic band. Sure they stole A LOT of old blues stuff, but i still LOVE them!
Vince_plumber

Vince_plumber

February 1, 2016
HELP!!!!!!!
I have a copy of Physical Graffiti ss 2-200 where the label on all four sides says ST-SS- 753311 CSM. Cant find it in here, either does any of the matrix number match any in here.
ilovepsb

ilovepsb

September 28, 2015
I had the chance to attend a concert when they came to Paris, on April,2 1973: 2 hours1/2 of Heaven !!!
Frankiko

Frankiko

May 4, 2015
I.m.o., best band ever!!!

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