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12th Jan 1969, Led Zeppelin’s debut album was released in the UK. Recorded at Olympic Studios in Barnes, London, the album took only about 36 hours of studio time to complete at a cost of just £1,782, most of the tracks being recorded ‘live’ in the studio with very few overdubs. The album spent a […]

This one would be “way back” machine worthy… On Jan. 2, 1969, Led Zeppelin began a 4 night run at The Whisky A Go Go on LA’s infamous Sunset Strip. The opening band, Alice Cooper. Any of you there for any of those nights 49 years ago! Read It Here!

If you follow our posts, you will know that on yesterdays date in 1968, Led Zeppelin played their first American concert opening for Vanilla Fudge ( Carmine Appice, Tim Bogert, Vince Martell, Mark Stein) and Spirit ( Ed Cassidy, Randy California et al) in Denver. One year later, on todays date, Dec 27, 1969, Led […]

27th Dec 1969, Led Zeppelin II was at No.1 on the US album charts, (the band’s first album to reach No.1 on charts in the UK and the US), it went on to sell over six million copies in the US alone. The album’s cover designer David Juniper was nominated for a Grammy Award for […]

On Dec. 24, 1968, Led Zeppelin left Britain to start their first American tour. Robert Plant remembered, “It was Christmas, and Christmas away from home for the English is the end of the world.” But the start of one hell of a tour. (This picture is not from this day in 1968, it is from […]

6 Dec 1969, Led Zeppelin made their debut on the US singles chart with ‘Whole Lotta Love’, it went on to make No.4 on the chart and was the first of six Top 40 singles for the group in the US. During the bands career, Zeppelin never released any singles in the UK. More on […]

18th Nov 1970, Led Zeppelin III was at No.1 on the UK & US album charts. The original cover and interior gatefold art consisted of a surreal collection of random images. Behind the front cover was a rotatable laminated card disc, covered with more images, including photos of the band members, which showed through holes […]

8th Nov 1971, Led Zeppelin released their fourth album. With no title printed on the album, and generally referred to as Four Symbols, The Fourth Album or Led Zeppelin IV it has gone on to sell over 37 million copies worldwide. The 19th century rustic oil painting on the front of the album was purchased […]

22nd Oct 1969, Led Zeppelin II was released on Atlantic Records in the UK. The Jimmy Page produced album which was recorded over six months between four European and three American tours, peaked at No.1 in both the UK and US, going on to sell over 12 million copies in the US alone, (and spending […]

See how many you can score on our very hard Led Zeppelin quiz: http://www.thisdayinmusic.com/pages/led_zeppelin_quiz Led Zeppelin Quiz 20 Led Zeppelin Quiz questions Read it here


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