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Release date: 12 January 1969
Style: Progressive hard rock, Heavy metal, Blues rock


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01. Good Times Bad Times
02. Babe I'm Gonna Leave You [Anne Bredon cover]
03. You Shook Me [Muddy Waters cover]
04. Dazed And Confused
05. Your Time Is Gonna Come
06. Black Mountain Side
07. Communication Breakdown
08. I Can't Quit You Baby [Otis Rush cover]
09. How Many More Times

Top 20 albums of 1969: 3
Top 200 albums of all time: 98

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Additional info
Recorded and mixed in October 1968 at Olympic Studios, London
Engineered by Glyn Johns
Produced by Jimmy Page
Executive produced by Peter Grant
1980s CD mastered by Barry Diament
1990 CD remastered by George Marino
Cover design by George Hardie
Band photo by Chris Dreja (The Yardbirds)

Some cassette versions of the album reversed the order of the sides. For these versions, side one began with "Your Time Is Gonna Come" and ended with "How Many More Times", while side two began with "Good Times Bad Times" and ended with "Dazed and Confused"

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Led Zeppelin are one of the most influential, and popular bands of all time. Even today they continue to influence up-and-coming artists. The band always focused on making all sorts of different types of music, whether it be heavy or soft. They could be playing one of the softest, most beautiful songs you have ever heard, then turn it around and go all out using distorted guitars and hammering drums that could make parents and neighbors complain. The musicianship was always key in Zeppelin's music - some even say that they wore their influences on their sleeves. However, all bands and musicians have to start somewhere, and they have to have someone to look up to, right? What they often did on their early albums like Led Zeppelin "I" and "II" was take blues and folk music and blow it up into something more heavy, and more exciting. In a way this is how they paid tribute to their influences.

published 15.02.2009 | Comments (4)

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Pelagial - 02.03.2012 at 18:15  
Rating: 10 Their four first album are the best of hard rock
Death_95 - 27.04.2013 at 16:06  
Written by Pelagial on 02.03.2012 at 18:15

Their four first album are the best of hard rock

Best comment ever. Physical Graffiti too
Bad English - 26.09.2014 at 22:54  
  Hard to define this one, is it HM. no it is not , well at those days genre HM was not existing as it is now, yes its hue influence, even band denies they played HM... musically its super huge blues influenced album and acoustic folk...and those covers, modern growlers and stage divers never ever have heard those, to understand Led Zep, you should understand that time, but can you, can you destroy your mobile, iphod and other modern technology?
Great great album

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