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Led Zeppelin Reissues “The Song Remains The Same” Soundtrack
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Led Zeppelin Reissues “The Song Remains The Same” Soundtrack

Fifty years ago, on September 7th, 1968, the quartet of Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, John Bonham, and John Paul Jones performed their first concert together as The New Yardbirds. Of course, we now know they would become the massive rock band, Led Zeppelin. The remaining members of the band are celebrating the anniversary with a remastered reissue of the soundtrack...

Led Zeppelin’s How The West Was Won Remastered for 2018
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Led Zeppelin’s How The West Was Won Remastered for 2018

Led Zeppelin’s iconic How The West Was Won live album was released in 2003 and is now getting a remastered version for its 15th anniversary. The album documents Robert Plant, Jimmy Page, John Bonham, and John Paul Jones at the height of their powers from two concerts at the Los Angeles Forum and Long Beach Arena in 1972. This reissued...

Led Zeppelin’s BBC Sessions Expands in Revised Release
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Led Zeppelin’s BBC Sessions Expands in Revised Release

Led Zeppelin has re-released its 1997 BBC sessions collection as the The Complete BBC Sessions, featuring eight previously unreleased sessions from BBC radio. All the recordings of the band, featuring bassist John Paul Jones, were captured during BBC radio performances between 1969 and 1971. The previously unreleased recordings include three performances from a 1969 session once believed to be lost....

Final Three Albums Released in Led Zeppelin’s Year of Deluxe Reissues
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Final Three Albums Released in Led Zeppelin’s Year of Deluxe Reissues

The last three releases of Led Zeppelin’s extensive, year-long deluxe reissue campaign have arrived. The album, represent the final trio of albums released by the band — Presence, In Through the Out Door and Coda. The albums, all featuring John Paul Jones on bass, have been remastered and augmented with rare additional material by the band’s guitarist and producer Jimmy...

“Physical Graffiti” Latest Led Zep Album Released in Remastered, Deluxe Editions
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“Physical Graffiti” Latest Led Zep Album Released in Remastered, Deluxe Editions

Led Zeppelin marked the 40th anniversary of its double album Physical Graffiti with the release of deluxe and super-deluxe versions of the 16x platinum record, originally released Feb. 24, 1975. The release is also part of the band’s campaign of reissuing its albums in remastered packages featuring previously unreleased companion audio. Certain packages also contain hardback books about their albums...

Led Zeppelin Releases Remastered Sets for “IV” and “Houses of the Holy”
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Led Zeppelin Releases Remastered Sets for “IV” and “Houses of the Holy”

Led Zeppelin’s year-long releases of remastered versions of its studio albums continue with the iconic (also known as Zoso to many) from 1971 and from 1973. The remastering and assembly of the sets were overseen by Zeppelin guitarist/producer Jimmy Page. These albums show the band, featuring superstar bassist John Paul Jones, at what some would argue was its height —...

Led Zeppelin: How Many More Times, Live 1969
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Led Zeppelin: How Many More Times, Live 1969

John Paul Jones doesn’t get the credit he deserves. His organic lines and fat tone are what tied Led Zeppelin together. Case in point, here’s a great clip of the band live on Danish TV in 1969 playing through “How Many More Times.” Though the cameraman focuses on Plant and Page, it’s Jones and Bonham who are laying down some...

Led Zeppelin Re-Releases First Three Albums
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Led Zeppelin Re-Releases First Three Albums

If John Paul Jones is your go-to bassist, then you have some kind of reason to rejoice this year. All the Led Zepplin’s nine studio albums will be re-released in remastered, deluxe (and even super-deluxe boxed) editions, starting with Led Zeppelin I, II and III. Guitarist Jimmy Page oversaw the entire remastering process. Each deluxe edition not only includes the...

Led Zeppelin’s Celebration Day: “Black Dog” Live
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Led Zeppelin’s Celebration Day: “Black Dog” Live

A little over a year ago, Led Zeppelin released Celebration Day, recorded when the surviving members reunited for a 2007 concert. The lineup included singer Robert Plant, guitarist Jimmy Page and bassist John Paul Jones. Jason Bonham, the son of the late John Bonham, is on drums. Man, I dig JPJ’s tone on this performance of “Black Dog”.

Alfred Music Adds New Led Zeppelin Platinum Bass Titles to Series
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Alfred Music Adds New Led Zeppelin Platinum Bass Titles to Series

Alfred Music has released the remaining books in their Platinum Bass series featuring the music of Led Zeppelin and bass lines of John Paul Jones. The latest round features the bass line transcriptions for Coda, In Through the Out Door and Presence. As with all books in the Platinum Bass series, both standard notation and tab for the bass lines...