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The rough guide to Led Zeppelin

Author: Nigel Williamson
Publisher: London ; New York : Rough Guides : Distributed by the Penguin Group, 2007.
Series: Rough Guides reference guides.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Rock legends Led Zeppelin remain a colossal music force with songs at once mystical, heavy, traditional and highly original. The Rough Guide to Led Zeppelin tells the story of the life and afterlife of this most extraordinary supergroup. Features include: The Story: from the first meeting of Plant and Page to the untimely death of John Bonham, detailing the magic, mayhem and excesses of the era. The Music: the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nigel Williamson
ISBN: 9781843538417 1843538415
OCLC Number: 124976921
Description: vii, 274 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm.
Contents: The story. Pre-flight ; The balloon goes up ; From success to excess ; Pomp and circumstance ; Hammer of the gods ; Wearing and tearing ; Crash landing ; Disembarkation: life since Zep --
The music. The albums ; Compilations (Post-flight : going solo; Page and Plant; Jimmy Page; Robert Plant; John Paul Jones) ; Rarities and bootlegs ; 50 great Led Zeppelin tracks --
The passengers. Co-conspirators --
The cargo. Ten tales of Zep excess ; Zeppelin stopovers : ten key sites ; Zeppelin across the media: In print ; On screen ; Websites ; Legacy cover versions ; Tribute bands.
Series Title: Rough Guides reference guides.
Other Titles: Led Zeppelin
Responsibility: by Nigel Williamson.
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Rock legends Led Zeppelin remain a colossal music force with songs at once mystical, heavy, traditional and highly original. The Rough Guide to Led Zeppelin tells the story of the life and afterlife of this most extraordinary supergroup. Features include: The Story: from the first meeting of Plant and Page to the untimely death of John Bonham, detailing the magic, mayhem and excesses of the era. The Music: the band's fifty best songs unpicked, plus coverage of blues influences, bootlegs, solo careers, and the best Jimmy Page guitar solos and most outstanding Robert Plant vocals. The Passengers: profiles of collaborators and colleagues including Roy Harper and Mickie Most. The Cargo: Zeppelin films, places, myths and memorabilia, books, websites and the afterlife of "Stairway to Heaven."

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