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Tag: Led Zeppelin
Here’s To My Sweet Satan (And Stairway To Heaven)
The continuing Satanic Panic and religious hysteria surrounding Led Zeppelin’s most famous recording.
Dazed And Confused: Led Zeppelin’s Shambolic Live Aid Performance
Led Zeppelin’s appearance at the huge charity concert has become one of the most legendarily awful performances of all time. But let’s stop blaming Phil Collins.
Puzzles Of Invention: The Quiet Pleasures Of Rock Saws
The sedate pleasures of the rock album cover jigsaw puzzle.
The Glorious Musical Collisions Of DJ Cummerbund And Bill McClintock
The eccentric creative geniuses keeping the mash-up alive and well.
Summer Is Icumen In – The Witchy World Of British Folk Music
Exploring the pagan roots and dark traditionalism of 1970s British folk, via a new box set.
The Hell You’re Going Through Is Thanks To The Most Boring People You’ve Ever Met
The age of the rebellious hedonist is over. The dullards have taken over.
Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd And Yoko Ono Battle The Bootlegs In A 1971 Documentary
The new threat of illegal live recordings explored in a 1971 documentary that includes shameless criminality and John Lennon hiding in a bag.
Solid Gold Brass – Sweet Live In 1974
A band in transition from reluctant pop stars to hard rock icons.
Robert Plant’s 1966 Blue Eyed Soul Single
Robert Plant’s pre-Led Zeppelin soul single You Better Run.
The Groupies – A Documentary LP From 1969
An opportunist vinyl release recording the experiences of rock’s most devoted fans.