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Led Zeppelin

for computer class
by

Bryanna Petri-Rose

on 25 January 2013

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Transcript of Led Zeppelin

By: Bryanna Petri-Rose Led Zeppelin Members How they got their name: The Music When and Where: Albums John Paul Jones The band first came together in 1968 in England. Led Zeppelin is one of the first ever heavy metal rock bands
Though their main genre was hard rock, they infused many other influential genres into their music: blues, folk, Indian, classical, funk, etc.
Some of their most famous songs include "Stairway to Heaven", "Kashmir", "Rock and Roll", "Immigrant Song", and "Black Dog"
The song "All My Love" was written by Robert Plant and dedicated to his son Karac, who died of a respiratory virus in 1977. Jimmy Page John Bonham Robert Plant Jimmy Page (guitar)
John Paul Jones (bass, keyboard, and mandolin)
Robert Plant (vocals)
John "Bonzo" Bonham (drums) Jimmy Page was all that was left of the band The Yardbirds, and went on to recruit new members. Keith Moon and John Entwistle of The Who jokingly claimed that if they were to join Jimmy, the whole thing would "go over like a lead balloon/zeppelin" (completely fail) so they didn't join. After Jones, Bonham, and Plant joined they were deemed The New Yardbirds. The New Yardbirds were nothing like the original Yardbirds anyway, so they changed the name to Led Zeppelin. Led Zeppelin released 9 studio albums The album cover of "Physical Graffiti" is a picture of 98 St.Marks Place, New York, NY A lot of recording was done at Headley Grange, a mansion rumored haunted. Led Zeppelin had sold over 300 million albums worldwide The Dissolution of Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin came to a devastating end when the drummer, John Bonham, died in his sleep of asphyxiation from drinking too much alcohol at once on September 25, 1980. R.I.P. John "Bonzo" Bonham Accomplishments they have sold over 300 million albums worldwide
opened for bands like Vanilla Fudge and Iron Butterfly
they were recently honored at the Kennedy Center Because of the legend they became, Led Zeppelin has had major influences on many other bands. A few of these include: Silverchair NIRVANA Q U E E N THE Jimmy Page playing "Stairway to Heaven" with his 1971 Gibson EDS-1275 They had really cool live shows where they flaunted their awesome instruments: John Bonham playing his drum set upgraded with double bass drums. This was just a small amount of information on one of the greatest rock bands to have ever existed. With that, here is a live video of Led Zeppelin performing "Rock and Roll" 98 St.Marks Place, New York, NY Physical Graffiti THE END!!!
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