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Led Zeppelin's 50th

Led Zeppelin were an English rock band formed in London in 1968. The group consisted of guitarist Jimmy Page, singer Robert Plant, bassist and keyboardist John Paul Jones, and drummer John Bonham. The band’s heavy, guitar-driven sound has led them to be cited as one of the progenitors of heavy metal. Their style drew from a wide variety of influences, including blues, psychedelia, and folk music.
Led Zeppelin are widely considered to be one of the most successful, innovative, and influential bands in the history of rock music. Rock critic Mikal Gilmore said, “Led Zeppelin—talented, complex, grasping, beautiful and dangerous—made one of the most enduring bodies of composition and performance in twentieth-century music, despite everything they had to overpower, including themselves.
The band began their first tour of the UK on 4th of October 1968, still billed as the New Yardbirds; they played their first show as Led Zeppelin at the University of Surrey in Battersea on 25 October.
To commemorate the band’s 50th anniversary, Page, Plant and Jones announced an official illustrated book celebrating 50 years since the formation of the band. Also released for the celebration was a reissue of How the West Was Won on 23 March 2018, which includes the album’s first pressing on vinyl.
On 21 April 2018, the same day as Record Store Day, Led Zeppelin released a 7″ single “Rock and Roll (Sunset Sound Mix)”/”Friends (Olympic Studio Mix)”, their first single in 21 years.
Led Zeppelin 50th Anniversary
September 27th , 2018
50 years ago this week, John Bonham, John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page and Robert Plant convened in Olympic Studios in London to begin recording their debut album as Led Zeppelin.
To celebrate this historic golden anniversary, the band have unveiled three new digital-only releases today on all digital download and streaming platforms.
Led Zeppelin x Led Zeppelin:
An Intro to Led Zeppelin:
Rock & Roll (Sunset Sound Mix):

Led Zeppelin 50th Anniversary Tribute-On coming Wednesday, 3rd of October 3,at 8pm at Berklee Performance Center with Joe Musella&band