On Minimation, we comb through the archives of legendary New York radio station WNEW-FM and animate interviews with legendary rock artists. In this installment, Robert Plant explains how he and Jimmy Page wrote Led Zeppelin’s “Stairway to Heaven.”
On Oct. 28, Led Zeppelin will release the deluxe editions of ‘Led Zeppelin IV’ and ‘Houses of the Holy.’
Jimmy Page appears to have been doing some thinking about what is, and what will never be.
This mix, officially called “The Rain Song (Mix Minus Piano),” almost sounds like a different song without its signature piano. Or, at least a much sadder one.
Plant and the Sensational Space Shifters do today what Plant did with Led Zeppelin in the ’60s and ’70s: combine different forms of music in powerful new ways.
Company spokesperson Greenwood is at a loss for exactly what to rename the flavor if they decide to do so.
The reissues will be out in October
Both reissues are out Oct. 28.
Despite being one of the most respected and commercially successful bands in rock history, Led Zeppelin have gotten into trouble more than nearly any other artist when it comes to copyright infringement — which inspired the blog Willard’s Wormholes to create an imaginary trading card set, with one card per penalty.
The connection between rock and rollers isn’t easy to figure out, but luckily a few very smart, diligent people over at Pop Chart Lab have drawn it out for you.