The Making of Led Zeppelin's IV

The Making of Led Zeppelin's IV

by Robert Godwin
     
 

Tracing the conception and evolution of a masterpiece, this chronicle examines the making of the fourth biggest rock album of all time, told by the musicians and engineers who produced it. Featuring interviews with Jimmy Page and Robert Plant, the guide reveals the details of the classic "Stairway to Heaven" and offers the only photo of the actual

Overview

Tracing the conception and evolution of a masterpiece, this chronicle examines the making of the fourth biggest rock album of all time, told by the musicians and engineers who produced it. Featuring interviews with Jimmy Page and Robert Plant, the guide reveals the details of the classic "Stairway to Heaven" and offers the only photo of the actual stairway that inspired it due to its unique acoustics. With a song-by-song analysis tracing the composition and performance of each track, as well as little-known facts and history—including concert-date listings, details on rare and promotional versions of the album, and the secrets of the mysterious symbols and cover artwork—this must-have for rock fans is the ultimate companion to the band's incomparable sound.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781894959902
Publisher:
Collector's Guide Publishing, Inc.
Publication date:
12/01/2008
Edition description:
Second edition
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
4.10(w) x 6.80(h) x 0.30(d)

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Meet the Author

Robert Godwin is the founder of Collector's Guide Publishing and a former producer and manager for Musicland Studios, Sunset Records, and United Western. He is the author of The Illustrated Collector's Guide to Led Zeppelin and Led Zeppelin. He lives in Burlington, Ontario.

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