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L.E.D. Zeppelin

LED Zeppelin? Or could it be the Electric Light Orchestra? I couldn’t find the original creator of this electrical component band, but I did find a family that was inspired by it and started making their own figures out of scrap components. Link

Led Zeppelin Albums

Led Zeppelin released their first album in 1969, about the time I started buying record albums. They released their last one in 1982, about the time I stopped buying record albums. Of course, I then had to get the entire collection on CD. Anyway, today’s Lunchtime Quiz at mental_floss challenges you to name all nine [...]

The Late Movies: Where Led Zeppelin Music Came From

The group Led Zeppelin has copyrights on quite a few songs that were recorded much earlier. Other songs they never filed for copyright, but credited to themselves instead of the composer. And still others were properly credited, but you may not know about the original. You might recognize these. When the Levee Breaks “When the Levee Breaks” [...]

Found: Stephen Davis’s 1975 Led Zeppelin Tour Notes

N.B.: Don’t miss your chance to win a copy of this awesome new book, after the interview below. Imagine touring with one of the biggest rock bands of all time—taking notes, scoring interviews with the band, getting never-before-seen photos, etc. Now imagine losing it all. That’s exactly what happened to rock author and journalist Stephen Davis back [...]