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    Led Zeppelin Boxed Set 2

    Led Zeppelin Boxed Set 2 is a double album released by Atlantic Records on 21 September 1993. This boxed set features the rest of English rock group Led Zeppelin's catalogue not included in the first box set Led Zeppelin and includes the previously unreleased studio track "Baby Come On Home". Between this box set and the 4-CD box set every track from the band's 10 studio albums are featured along with 2 BBC live recordings; the band's only non-LP b-side; and one studio outtake.
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    Burn Like a Candle

    Burn Like a Candle is a bootleg recording of the English rock group Led Zeppelin's performance at the Los Angeles Forum on June 25, 1972. It was originally released on CD format in the 1990s by the Smoking Pig label. The audience recording includes the entire show, (with the exception of the final encore, "Weekend") and is well known for its many rare encores, including "Louie Louie". It is also noted for its original cover artwork by William Stout, who drew many of the covers for some of the original vinyl Led Zeppelin bootlegs in the 1970s. The release has been described as "a must for any collector". The album title is derived from a comment Led Zeppelin singer, Robert Plant, delivered from the stage during this concert, in which he mentioned that their fifth album did not yet have a title: "It's not gonna be called Led Zeppelin Five, it's got every possibility of being called Burn That Candle" (The album, released the following year, would ultimately be entitled Houses of the Holy). For many years this audience recording was all that existed from this show. In 2003, an edit of professionally recorded soundboard tapes from this show and the subsequent Long Beach show was
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    Listen to This Eddie

    Listen To This Eddie is a bootleg recording of a rock concert by English band Led Zeppelin, performed on June 21, 1977 at the Los Angeles Forum in Los Angeles, California. It is often noted as one of the band's best (if not the best) performances. It is also distinguished by its clear sound. The concert was recorded by a member of the audience, Mike Millard, and was later released illegally on vinyl without the permission of the band or the taper. The original vinyl issue of the show was released on Rock Solid Records, and featured the first 60 minutes of the concert, from "The Song Remains the Same" through to "Ten Years Gone". The cover art for the album featured the same group image of the band member's faces from the back cover of Led Zeppelin III, along with the mysterious obelisk from the cover of Presence. The first pressing for the album was on colored (red) vinyl, numbered 1 of 500. In the 1990s the complete recording of the show became available on CD through various releases, with most of them using the same "Eddie" title. Millard's recording remains one of the best-known Led Zeppelin bootlegs. Listen To This Eddie is highly regarded amongst collectors not only because
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    Led Zeppelin

    Led Zeppelin is the debut album by the English rock band Led Zeppelin. It was recorded in October 1968 at Olympic Studios in London and released on Atlantic Records on 12 January 1969 in the United States and 31 March 1969 in the United Kingdom. The album featured integral contributions from each of the group's four musicians and established Led Zeppelin's fusion of blues and rock. Led Zeppelin also created a large and devoted following for the band, with their take on the emerging heavy metal sound endearing them to a section of the counterculture on both sides of the Atlantic. Although the album initially received negative reviews, it was commercially very successful and has now come to be regarded in a much more positive light by critics. In 2003, the album was ranked number 29 on Rolling Stone magazine's list of the 500 greatest albums of all time. When Rolling Stone updated the list in 2012 the album remained ranked at 29th greatest of all time. In August 1968, the English rock band The Yardbirds had completely disbanded. Guitarist Jimmy Page, The Yardbirds' sole remaining member, was left with rights to the group’s name and contractual obligations for a series of concerts in
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    Profiled

    Profiled is an interview album by English rock group Led Zeppelin, released by Atlantic Records on 21 September 1990. Profiled was a promo-only interview CD made to accompany the recently-released Led Zeppelin box set. In 1992 it was commercially released as part of the special edition Led Zeppelin Remasters boxed set. Catalogue: Atlantic PRCD 3629-2
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    Houses of the Holy

    Houses of the Holy is the fifth studio album by the English rock band Led Zeppelin, released by Atlantic Records on 28 March 1973. The album title is a dedication by the band to their fans who appeared at venues they dubbed "Houses of the Holy". It was the second Led Zeppelin album not to be officially titled after the band. It was also the first of the band's albums to be composed of completely original material. It represents a musical turning point for Led Zeppelin, as they began to use more layering and production techniques in recording their songs. The record album provided notable additions to the band's catalogue of songs, and it has certified for shipping 11 million copies in the United States. In 2003, Houses of the Holy was ranked number 149 on Rolling Stone magazine's list of the 500 greatest albums of all time. Much of this album was recorded in Spring 1972 at Stargroves, the country estate in Berkshire, which was owned by Mick Jagger, through the use of the Rolling Stones Mobile Studio. Some songs from the album had initially been tried out earlier than this, such as "No Quarter", which was first attempted during a session at Headley Grange. Several of the songs were
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    Early Days & Latter Days: The Best of Led Zeppelin, Volumes One and Two

    Best of Led Zeppelin is a two-volume compilation album series by English rock group Led Zeppelin released by Atlantic Records. Volume One, Early Days, was released on November 23, 1999 while Volume Two, Latter Days, was released on March 21, 2000. Early Days is composed of selected tracks from the period in the band's history dating 1968 to 1971. Latter Days covered 1973 to 1979. Early Days debuted at #71 on the Billboard's Pop Albums chart and Latter Days debuted at #81. A combined disc set, called Early Days and Latter Days, was released on November 19, 2002. Both Early Days and Early Days and Latter Days were certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America. This enhanced CD contains 1969 television footage from Sweden of the band miming to "Communication Breakdown". On the compilation, the first four songs were originally released on the band's eponymous debut, the next two on Led Zeppelin II, the next two from Led Zeppelin III, and the final five from Led Zeppelin IV. This enhanced CD contains a video of a live performance of "Kashmir" from Earls Court in 1975 matched to the studio track. On the compilation, the first two songs were originally released on
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    The Complete Studio Recordings

    The Complete Studio Recordings is a ten compact disc box set by English rock group Led Zeppelin, released by Atlantic Records on 24 September 1993. It contains all nine of the original Led Zeppelin studio albums digitally remastered, and an expanded version of Coda. The albums are placed in chronological order with the exception of Presence which appears between Houses of the Holy and Physical Graffiti. The intention was to have the latter in one two-disc-sleeve. The set's version of Coda included some of the previously unreleased tracks that had surfaced on the box set series: "Baby Come On Home", "Travelling Riverside Blues", "White Summer"/"Black Mountain Side", and "Hey Hey What Can I Do". In 2007, when the Led Zeppelin catalog was released to digital stores, the expanded tracklist for Coda was used, but omitted "Travelling Riverside Blues" because of its inclusion with BBC Sessions. The set also includes a booklet featuring an extended essay by rock journalist Cameron Crowe and photos of the band. The album cover depicts the inside structure of a zeppelin. This title has been discontinued just prior to the launch of Mothership, and is now superseded by the Definitive
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    The Song Remains the Same

    The Song Remains the Same is the soundtrack live album of the concert film of the same name by the English rock band Led Zeppelin. The album was originally released in 1976, before being remastered and re-issued in 2007. The recording of the album and the film took place during three nights of concerts at New York's Madison Square Garden, during the band's 1973 North American tour. All songs were recorded by Eddie Kramer using the Wally Heider Mobile Studio truck, and later mixed at Electric Lady Studios in New York and Trident Studios in London. The album was released on 28 September 1976, by Swan Song Records. The sleeve design depicted a dilapidated movie house located on Old Street film studios in London, which was used by the group for rehearsals prior to their 1973 tour. Until both the album and the film were remastered and re-released in 2007, there were significant differences between the two in terms of the songs included on each. These differences were as follows: In addition, of the songs that both the album and the film had in common, some of the recordings featured on the album were of different performances from those in the film. Other tracks which were recorded at
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    Destroyer

    Destroyer is a bootleg recording from the English rock group Led Zeppelin's performance at Richfield Coliseum, Cleveland, Ohio on April 27, 1977. The soundboard recording is from the first show of two nights at the venue, which were part of the band's 1977 North American Tour. The album is technically titled simply Destroyer. Initial vinyl pressings of the bootleg incorrectly credited Seattle, Washington as the location of this show. A limited edition of the four-LP set came in a plastic film reel carrying case which says recorded June 24 "LED ZEPPELIN DESTROYER Unique Permanent Zeppelin Storage Case", the liner notes thanked John Bonham for letting them use the tape, and the LPs were marred by segments of other songs randomly spliced into other songs. The later three-CD sets fixed these errors, and eventually versions remastered from lower-generation source tapes surfaced. The exceptional sound quality throughout the performance is described by some sources as "almost perfect". It was the first, and for many years the only, professionally recorded mixing desk tape to escape from the band's possession. The bootleg should not be confused with an audience recording from the following
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    Led Zeppelin Boxed Set

    Led Zeppelin, released on 7 September 1990, is a boxed set of the English rock group Led Zeppelin's popular songs digitally remastered, on six vinyl albums, four compact discs, and four cassette formats. Compilation and remastering of the tracks took place in New York during early-to-mid 1990. A 30-page booklet was included for the vinyl and CD releases. This boxed set contains two previously unreleased tracks and a new mix. "Travelling Riverside Blues" was recorded on 24 June 1969 at the BBC Maida Vale Studio. "White Summer" was recorded at the Playhouse Theatre, London on 27 June 1969. The "Moby Dick"/"Bonzo's Montreux" mix took place at the Atlantic Synclavier Suite in New York, in May 1990. To differentiate this release from the future Remasters box sets, some world recording industry associations have listed this under the title The Complete Collection (not to be confused with the later 1993 release The Complete Studio Recordings). In an interview he gave in January 2010, Page made reference to the Boxed Set: Oh, I'm now fully aware of the mark Led Zeppelin made on the musical landscape. My awareness was re-heightened when we were remastering the material to do that CD box set
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    Definitive Collection Mini LP Replica CD Boxset

    Definitive Collection Mini LP Replica CD Boxset is a twelve compact disc box set by English rock group Led Zeppelin, released by Atlantic Records in conjunction with Rhino Entertainment on 4 November 2008. It contains all nine of the original Led Zeppelin studio albums digitally remastered, with the inclusion of previously unreleased tracks that had surfaced on the Box Set series, on Disc 12, as well as the two disc remastered edition of the film soundtrack The Song Remains the Same, which also includes bonus tracks. The albums are placed in chronological order all with miniature replica sleeves of the original vinyl releases. Previous to this box set, these replica CDs were only available as individual releases from Japan. A Japanese deluxe box-set was made available initially from 10 September 2008, limited to 5,000 copies on SHM-CD format. The miniature replica sleeves have made all efforts possible to preserve the original artwork and functionality of the original vinyl releases. As such, the sleeves and CD labels only list what songs were originally released, omitting the bonus tracks from the packaging. Notes: (*) Includes five bonus tracks: "Black Dog" (with "Bring It On
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    Led Zeppelin II

    Led Zeppelin II

    Led Zeppelin II, the second album released by the legendary British rock band, Led Zeppelin was an album of many firsts for the group. It was the band's first introduction to the producer, Eddie Kramer, whos work with the guitar virtuoso, Jimi Hendrix, had impressed the band members, especially the band's producer and lead guitarist, Jimmy Page. The best example of Page and Kramer as a partnership in the mixing room, came in the central section of Whole Lotta Love, where as Kramer said, "The famous Whole Lotta Love mix, where everything is going bananas, is a combination of Jimmy and myself just flying around on a small console twiddling every knob known to man." The album also marked the emergence of Robert Plant (the band's vocalist and occasional harmonica and tambourine player) as a serious songwriter, as demonstrated by songs on the album, notably, What Is And What Should Never Be and Ramble On. His name had been notably absent from credits in the Led Zeppelin album due to contractual commitments with CBS records. Another new thing for Led Zeppelin on this album was the regular appearance of slower, less heavy songs, such as Thank You, What Is And What Should Never Be
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    Led Zeppelin Remasters

    Led Zeppelin Remasters is a three-LP (or two-cassette or two-CD) compilation album of remastered material by English rock group Led Zeppelin. It was initially released in the UK and Japan by Atlantic Records on 15 October 1990. The album is essentially a scaled-down version of the four-CD Led Zeppelin boxed set. This compilation set came about as a result of the initially rushed conversion of Led Zeppelin's album to the compact disc format in the late 1980s. Led Zeppelin were among the first rock bands to be re-issued on CD, but such was the haste to capitalise on the new format that the new CDs were derived not from re-equalised master tapes, but from sound-generation tapes that had been equalised for the original vinyl platters. For this 1990 reissue, Led Zeppelin guitarist and producer Jimmy Page himself supervised the mastering process, which was based on Led Zeppelin's archive of master tapes. "Misty Mountain Hop" and "The Rain Song" is not released on LP edition. 1990 Compact disc edition See Led Zeppelin Remasters (Bonus Disc edition) listing below, minus the third bonus disc. Led Zeppelin Remasters (Bonus Disc edition) is a three-CD and three-cassette compilation album
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    How the West Was Won

    How the West Was Won is a triple live album by the English rock group Led Zeppelin, released by Atlantic Records on Compact Disc on 27 May 2003, and DVD-Audio on 7 October 2003. These original performances are from the band's 1972 concert tour of the United States, recorded at the L.A. Forum on 25 June 1972 and Long Beach Arena on 27 June 1972. Guitarist Jimmy Page considers Led Zeppelin at this point to have been at their artistic peak, as is mentioned in the album's liner notes. In an interview he gave to The Times newspaper in 2010, when asked which performances from Led Zeppelin's career stand out to him now, he made reference to these gigs: For many years, live recordings of these two shows only circulated in the form of bootlegs, and even then only certain audience recordings were available to fans and collectors (for example, Burn Like a Candle). Though several soundboard recordings of Led Zeppelin concerts were circulated amongst fans after having been stolen from Page's personal archive some time in the 1980s, no soundboards of the 1972 Long Beach or LA Forum shows were taken, meaning the release of How the West Was Won was the first chance fans had of hearing the
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    In Through the Out Door

    In Through the Out Door is the eighth studio album by the English rock band Led Zeppelin. It was recorded over a three week period in November and December 1978 at ABBA's Polar Studios in Stockholm, Sweden, and released by Swan Song Records on 15 August 1979. In Through the Out Door was the band's sixth and final studio release to reach the top of the charts in America, and was the last released by the band before the death of drummer John Bonham in 1980. The album was named by the group to describe its recent struggles amidst the death of Robert Plant's son Karac in 1977, and the taxation exile the band took from the UK. The exile resulted in the band being unable to tour on British soil for over two years, and trying to get back into the public mind was therefore like "trying to get in through the 'out' door." In contrast to previous Led Zeppelin albums, In Through the Out Door features much greater influence on the part of bassist and keyboardist John Paul Jones and vocalist Robert Plant, and relatively less from drummer John Bonham and guitarist Jimmy Page. Two songs from the album—"South Bound Saurez" and "All My Love"—were the only two original Led Zeppelin songs that Jimmy
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    Gonzaga '68

    Gonzaga '68 is a bootleg recording of the English rock group Led Zeppelin's performance at the Gonzaga University gymnasium, John F. Kennedy Pavilion in Spokane, Washington, on December 30, 1968. The recording was first released on vinyl in the 1980s and has since been repackaged with other shows and released on CD. Led Zeppelin bootleg recordings
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    Physical Graffiti

    Physical Graffiti is the sixth studio album by the English rock band Led Zeppelin, released on 24 February 1975 as a double album. Recording sessions for the album were initially disrupted when bassist/keyboardist John Paul Jones considered leaving the band. After reuniting at Headley Grange, the band wrote and recorded eight songs, the combined length of which stretched the album beyond the typical length of an LP. This prompted the band to make Physical Graffiti a double album by including previously unreleased tracks from earlier recording sessions. Physical Graffiti was commercially and critically successful; the album went 16x platinum (though this signifies shipping of eight million copies, as it is a double album) in the US alone. The recording sessions for Physical Graffiti initially took place in November 1973 at Headley Grange in East Hampshire, England. For these recordings, the band used Ronnie Lane's Mobile Studio. However, these sessions came to a halt quickly and the studio time was turned over to the band Bad Company, who used it to record songs for their debut album, Bad Company. In an interview he gave in 1975, guitarist and album producer Jimmy Page explained the
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    Early Days: Best of Led Zeppelin Volume One

    Early Days: Best of Led Zeppelin Volume One is a compilation album by English rock group Led Zeppelin, released by Atlantic Records on 23 November 1999. It was the band's first single-disc compilation CD, after the release of the early 1990s box sets. These 13 remastered tracks are selected from the period in the band's history dating 1968 to 1971, and also includes several rare photographs. The Enhanced CD (containing regular audio tracks and a multimedia computer file) includes a promotional video for the studio version of "Communication Breakdown", matched to archival television studio footage from Sweden in March 1969. This footage is regarded as the first known professionally recorded promotional filmclip of the band. On the compilation, the first four songs were originally released on the band's eponymous début, the next two on Led Zeppelin II, the next two from Led Zeppelin III, and the final five from Led Zeppelin IV. The original working title for the compilation was called Blast Off, Volume One. This was to apparently tie-in with the cover photo of the band members wearing Apollo/Skylab A7L space suits, which had originally been issued on a poster for a 1970s French music
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    Led Zeppelin III

    Led Zeppelin III

    Led Zeppelin III is the third studio album by the English rock band Led Zeppelin. It was recorded between January and July 1970 and released on 5 October 1970 by Atlantic Records. Composed largely at a remote cottage in Wales known as Bron-Yr-Aur, this work represented a maturing of the band's music towards a greater emphasis on folk and acoustic sounds. This surprised many fans and critics, and upon its release the album received rather indifferent reviews. Although it is not one of the highest sellers in Zeppelin's catalogue, Led Zeppelin III is now generally praised, and acknowledged as representing an important milestone in the band's history. Although acoustic songs are featured on Led Zeppelin III's predecessors, it is this album which is widely acknowledged for showing that Led Zeppelin was more than just a conventional rock band and that they could branch out into wider musical territory. Many of the songs featured on the album were conceived in mid-1970 at Bron-Yr-Aur, an 18th century cottage in Gwynedd, Wales, on a hilltop overlooking the Dyfi Valley, three miles north of the market town Machynlleth. There, Jimmy Page and Robert Plant spent some time after an exhausting
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    Presence

    Presence is the seventh studio album by English rock band Led Zeppelin, released by Swan Song Records on 31 March 1976. It was written and recorded during a tumultuous time in the band's history, as singer Robert Plant was recuperating from serious injuries he had sustained in a recent car accident. The album received mixed reviews from critics and is one of the lowest sellers in the band's catalogue. Nonetheless, guitarist Jimmy Page describes Presence as the band's "most important" album, proving they would continue despite their turmoil. This album was conceived after Robert Plant sustained serious injuries from a car accident on the Greek island of Rhodes on 5 August 1975, which forced the band to cancel a proposed world tour that was due to commence on 23 August 1975. At this point, Led Zeppelin were arguably at the height of their popularity. When he was taken to a Greek hospital after the accident, Plant recalled: I was lying there in some pain trying to get cockroaches off the bed and the guy next to me, this drunken soldier, started singing "The Ocean" from Houses of the Holy. During a convalescent period on the Channel Island of Jersey and in Malibu, California, Plant
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    Led Zeppelin BBC Sessions

    BBC Sessions is a compilation album featuring studio sessions and a live concert recorded by English rock group Led Zeppelin for the BBC. It was released on 11 November 1997, by Atlantic Records. This was the first release of new Led Zeppelin material in seven years. Disc 1 consists of material from four different 1969 BBC sessions. Disc 2 contains most of the 1 April 1971 concert from the Paris Theatre in London. Disc 3 was only included in a limited run of album releases and features rare interviews from 1969, 1976/1977, and 1990. Countless bootlegs of these recordings circulated for years before the official release. This release was widely welcomed by Led Zeppelin fans as the first live release since The Song Remains the Same in 1976. Others have criticized the decision to edit some of the songs and drop others that were recorded for the BBC. Most notable are one session from 1969 which included the unreleased song "Sunshine Woman," and about 7 minutes of the "Whole Lotta Love" medley from 1971.
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    Mothership

    Mothership is a compilation album by English rock group Led Zeppelin, released by Atlantic Records and Rhino Entertainment on 12 November 2007 in the United Kingdom, and 13 November 2007 in the United States. It was released on the same day that Led Zeppelin's entire catalog became available in digital stores, including the iTunes Store. The cover (designed by artist Shepard Fairey) is a graphical interpretation of the Beresford Hotel, Glasgow, Scotland. The songs included were chosen by the surviving members of Led Zeppelin, Robert Plant, Jimmy Page and John Paul Jones, and represent eight of the band's nine studio albums. In addition to a two-disc set, the album is also available in both "deluxe" and "collector's" editions with a DVD featuring varied live content from the previously released Led Zeppelin DVD. A 4-LP vinyl package was also released on 26 August 2008. On 8 November 2007, a temporary XM radio station, XM LED was made in order to support the album. The album debuted at #4 in the UK Albums Chart, with 58,000 units sold, and debuted at #1 on the Official New Zealand Albums Chart and stayed there for several weeks. The album also debuted at #7 on the US Billboard 200
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    Live on Blueberry Hill

    Live on Blueberry Hill (also known as Blueberry Hill) is a bootleg recording of the English rock group Led Zeppelin's performance at the Los Angeles Forum on September 4, 1970, which took place during their Summer 1970 North American Tour. The audience recording is well known for being one of the first ever Led Zeppelin bootlegs, and indeed one of the first ever rock and roll bootlegs ever released. It was initially released on the Blimp label. The album was subsequently pressed on the Trade Mark of Quality label and shipped to England. The album sold so many copies that many fans initially thought it was a legal record. The sleeve notes described it as "One hundred and six minutes and fifty three seconds of pure alive rock." Live on Blueberry Hill derived its name from the fact that at this concert Led Zeppelin performed Fats Domino's "Blueberry Hill" as a final encore. The bootleg also features one of the few known live performances of "Out on the Tiles", a track from the group's third album. It also features "Bron-Yr-Aur", a song that wouldn't be released officially until five years later, on Physical Graffiti. From the 1980s the bootleg became available on CD as a 2-disc set,
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    For Badgeholders Only

    For Badgeholders Only is a bootleg recording of a rock concert by English band Led Zeppelin, performed on June 23, 1977 at the Los Angeles Forum in Los Angeles, California, a show which came towards the end of the band's 1977 North American concert tour. The title For Badgeholders Only most likely comes from Robert Plant's numerous references to "Badgeholders " (A slang term for a Groupie) throughout the concert. For example, before performing "Trampled Under Foot", Plant asks "Is there anybody on the spotlights who could find us a badgeholder?" When it first appeared, this release was notable not only for the band's strong performance and superb sound quality recording, but also for the surprise guest, Keith Moon from The Who. Moon plays throughout the nearly 20 minute drum solo and returns later for the encores. This concert occurred just two days after the equally-famous June 21, 1977 show, with that concert having been immortalised on the bootleg Listen to This Eddie. However, whereas the "Eddie" bootleg featured a recording made by audience member Mike Millard, the recording that appeared on the original "For Badgeholders Only" vinyl bootleg was the work of an unknown taper.
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    Led Zeppelin IV

    Led Zeppelin IV

    The fourth album by the English rock band Led Zeppelin was released on 8 November 1971. No title is printed on the album, so it is usually referred to as Led Zeppelin IV, following the naming standard used by the band's first three studio albums. The album has alternatively been referred to as , Four Symbols, The Fourth Album (those two titles each having been used in the Atlantic catalogue), Untitled, The Runes, The Hermit, and ZoSo, the latter of which is derived from the symbol used by Jimmy Page for the album sleeve. ZoSo has subsequently been used as moniker for Jimmy Page. Upon its release, Led Zeppelin IV was a commercial and critical success. The album is one of the best-selling albums worldwide at 32 million units. It has shipped over 23 million units in the United States alone, making it the third-best-selling album ever in the US. In 2003, the album was ranked 66th on Rolling Stone magazine's list of "The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time". The album was initially recorded at Island Records's newly opened Basing Street Studios, London, at the same time as Jethro Tull's Aqualung in December 1970. Upon the suggestion of Fleetwood Mac, the band then moved to Headley Grange, a
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    Latter Days: Best of Led Zeppelin Volume Two

    Latter Days: The Best of Led Zeppelin Volume Two is a compilation album by English rock group Led Zeppelin, released by Atlantic Records on 21 March 2000. These tracks are selected from the period in the band's history dating 1973 to 1979. The Enhanced CD contains a video of a live performance of "Kashmir" from Earls Court in 1975 matched to the studio track. On the compilation, the first two songs were originally released on the album Houses of the Holy, the next four on Physical Graffiti, the next two on Presence, and the final two on In Through the Out Door. The album debuted at #81 on the Billboard's Pop Albums chart, and charted for a total of 26 weeks. It followed Early Days (1999), the first installment in the Best of Led Zeppelin series.
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    Coda

    Coda is the ninth and final studio album by the English rock band Led Zeppelin, released in 1982. This collection of outtakes from various sessions during Led Zeppelin's twelve-year career was released two years after the group had officially disbanded following the death of drummer John Bonham. The word coda, meaning a passage that ends a musical piece following the main body, was therefore chosen as a title. Led Zeppelin guitarist and producer Jimmy Page explained that part of the reasoning for the album's release related to the popularity of unofficial Led Zeppelin recordings which continued to be circulated by fans: Led Zeppelin bass player John Paul Jones recalled: According to the Led Zeppelin biography Hammer of the Gods, the band also owed Atlantic Records one more album from the five album deal that created Swan Song Records in 1974. As such, Coda can be seen as a contractual fulfilment. "We're Gonna Groove" opens the album and, according to the album notes, was recorded at Morgan Studios in June, 1969. It was later acknowledged to have come from a January, 1970 concert at the Royal Albert Hall, with the guitar parts overdubbed and the original guitar part removed—this can
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