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Led Zeppelin: Day by Day

Author and music journalist Marc Roberty chronicles and details Led Zeppelin’s career, meticulously covering all the band’s concerts. The book includes set lists and reviews, as well as a deep look at the music. He analyzes recording sessions and individual band member projects, studio locations, release dates, performance credits, plus stories from studio insiders. The book includes rare images, many from renowned photographer Carl Dunn.

Led Zeppelin: Day by Day, by Marc Roberty, Backbeat Books,

Led Zeppelin

Led Zeppelin: All the Albums, All the Songs

Author Martin Popoff examines the music of Led Zeppelin as a complex amalgam of blues, rock, folk, and country. He details each of the group’s 81 studio tracks—how and why they were created and the historical context, as well as the recording process. Sidebars detail personnel and instrumentation for each album. The book contains many rare performance and offstage photographs, along with memorabilia.

Led ZeppelinLed Zeppelin: All the Albums, All the Songs, by Martin Popoff,
Voyageur Press, www.quartoknows.com.

Alfred’s Guitar Sessions

Alfred’s Guitar Sessions

Alfred’s Guitar SessionsThe best way to learn to play a song on guitar is to watch someone else play it. Alfred’s Guitar Sessions series books center around detailed instructional video lessons that teach you how to play rock ’n’ roll’s greatest songs through step-by-step teaching. The accompanying books provide supportive written lessons and TAB. Plus the discs include PDF transcription sheets with TAB and notation for each song. For example, with Guitar Sessions: Electric Led Zeppelin, you’ll learn how to play Jimmy Page’s parts to the group’s classic tunes. Also available in the series is Acoustic Led Zeppelin.

Alfred’s Guitar Sessions: Electric Led Zeppelin and Acoustic
Led Zeppelin, by Alfred Music, alfred.com

Led Zeppelin Will Not Recoup Legal Fees

While Led Zeppelin did win the copyright war over “Stairway to Heaven,” it will not be compensated for its $800,000 in legal fees. In the ruling Judge R. Gary Klausner found that the copyright lawsuit against the band was not frivolous and that there was no indication that the plaintiff “harboured nefarious motives.” The plaintiff, trustee of the late Randy Wolfe (aka Randy California), had claimed that Jimmy Page and Robert Plant had lifted the introduction to “Stairway to Heaven” from an obscure instrumental that Wolfe wrote.

Led Zeppelin Celebration Day

Led Zeppelin Celebration Day

Led Zeppelin Celebration DayOn December 10, 2007 Led Zeppelin reunited for an Ahmet Ertegun tribute concert at London’s O2 Arena, which set a Guinness World Record for highest demand for tickets for one concert. A film of the performance, Celebration Day, was released in 2012. This songbook contains new transcriptions for 16 classic Led Zeppelin songs in tablature with chord symbols and diagrams, plus full lyrics to songs like “Good Times Bad Times,” “Ramble On,” “Since I’ve Been Loving You,” “Stairway to Heaven,” “Whole Lotta Love,” and “Kashmir.”

Led Zeppelin Celebration Day, Alfred Music, www.alfred.com.