Whole Lotta Led Zeppelin: The Illustrated History of the Heaviest Band of All Time

Whole Lotta Led Zeppelin: The Illustrated History of the Heaviest Band of All Time

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by Jon Bream
     
 

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Now available in paperback, this all-star tribute to one of the biggest rock ’n’ roll bands ever features glorious concert and behind-the-scenes photography from top names in rock photography, from their first 1968 show as Led Zeppelin through the 2007 reunion. Also included are more than 200 rare concert posters, backstage passes, tickets, LPs and

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Now available in paperback, this all-star tribute to one of the biggest rock ’n’ roll bands ever features glorious concert and behind-the-scenes photography from top names in rock photography, from their first 1968 show as Led Zeppelin through the 2007 reunion. Also included are more than 200 rare concert posters, backstage passes, tickets, LPs and singles, T-shirts, buttons, and more from the United States, UK, Canada, Germany, France, and Japan, all comprising a book as epic as the band it honors. And if that’s not enough, top American and English rock journalists from Rolling Stone, Creem, Billboard, cover every Zeppelin LP in depth, while some of rock’s top performers reflect on the band’s legacy. An appendix features the complete discography.

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Publishers Weekly

In this extensive collection of interviews, band memorabilia and photographs, longtime MinneapolisStar Tribune music critic Bream assembles the ultimate guide to the infamous rock group Led Zeppelin. Veteran performers Joe Perry, Peter Frampton, Ray Davies and Steve Earle, among many others, contribute commentary about Zeppelin and its tremendous impact on popular music. The book is a treasure trove of information, featuring tour dates, copies of limited-edition concert posters, delightfully fluorescent foreign advertisements and a wide variety of photographs from live performances. This is the ideal resource for obsessive fans yearning to absorb every bit of minutiae related to Led Zeppelin. (Oct.)

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781610597685
Publisher:
Voyageur Press
Publication date:
09/17/2010
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
94 MB
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Meet the Author

Jon Bream is the longtime music critic for the Minneapolis Star Tribune and the author of Prince: Inside the Purple Reign (1984) and Neil Diamond Is Forever (2009). He lives in St. Paul, Minnesota.

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