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III by Led Zeppelin

III

by Led Zeppelin

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Barcode: 0081227965761
Format: Vinyl
Media: Mint (M)
Sleeve: Mint (M)

Led Zeppelin III, the third studio album by the English rock band Led Zeppelin, was released on 5th October 1970. Recorded across three locations, including Headley Grange, a country house utilising the Rolling Stones Mobile Studio, the album showcased the band’s versatility and musical evolution. Produced by Jimmy Page, it saw the emergence of multi-instrumentalist John Paul Jones, who expanded the band’s sonic palette with various keyboard and stringed instruments.

Led Zeppelin III marked a departure from the band’s earlier hard rock sound, incorporating folk and acoustic elements. While tracks like “Immigrant Song” retained their hard rock edge, songs such as “Gallows Pole” and “That’s the Way” demonstrated the band’s ability to excel in diverse styles. The album also featured reinterpretations of traditional folk songs, including “Gallows Pole” and “Hats Off to (Roy) Harper.”

Recorded between May and June 1970, Led Zeppelin III was a collaborative effort, with all four band members contributing to the songwriting process. The album’s recording sessions at Headley Grange provided a relaxed atmosphere, conducive to creativity and experimentation.

Led Zeppelin III received mixed initial reviews, with critics puzzled by the band’s shift in musical direction. However, it was a commercial success, reaching the top of both the UK and US charts. Over time, it has been recognised as a pivotal moment in Led Zeppelin’s career and a testament to their artistic versatility.

Tracklist
A1 Immigrant Song
A2 Friends
A3 Celebration Day
A4 Since I've Been Loving You
A5 Out On The Tiles
B1 Gallows Pole
B2 Tangerine
B3 That's The Way
B4 Bron-Y-Aur Stomp
B5 Hats Off To (Roy) Harper
Catalogue No.: 81227965761
Barcode: 0081227965761
Genre: Rock
Style: Classic Rock, Hard Rock
Label: Atlantic
Released: 2014
Format: Vinyl, LP, Album, Reissue, Remastered, Stereo, 180g, Gatefold

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