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45 Years Ago: Led Zeppelin Release Their First Album

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This may seem obvious, but Led Zeppelin’s eponymous debut, which arrived in U.K. record shops 45 years ago today, is an album full of firsts, beyond the ‘I’ frequently tacked onto its title nowadays.

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‘Led Zeppelin’ Re-Imagined: Hear Every Song As Performed by Other Artists

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When Led Zeppelin released their debut album on Jan. 12, 1969, it was critically lambasted, most famously by Rolling Stone. However, the record-buying public disagreed, and history has since been k

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Top 10 Pre-Led Zeppelin Jimmy Page Songs

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Michael Ochs Archives

Before Jimmy Page (born Jan. 9, 1944) formed Led Zeppelin from the ashes of the Yardbirds, he was an in-demand session guitarist who played on songs by some of England's biggest stars, including Petula Clark, Marianne Faithfull, the K

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39 Years Ago: Led Zeppelin Fans Trash the Boston Garden

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Early 1975 was an exciting time for Led Zeppelin fans, with an upcoming tour and the impending release of the band's sixth LP, 'Physical Graffiti.' Unfortunately, a particularly passionate contingent of Zep-heads in Boston got a little out of hand on Jan. 6, 1975, unwittingly botching the group's chances of ever performing in the city again.

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Top 10 John Paul Jones Led Zeppelin Songs

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This list of the Top 10 John Paul Jones Led Zeppelin Songs serves as a quick reminder of how important the songwriting and performance skills of the foursome’s least assuming showman were to the group’s success.

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Led Zeppelin Reissues Will Continue in 2015

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Atlantic

The Led Zeppelin remasters that Jimmy Page has been working on will start seeing the light of day in 2014 -- but it'll take a little longer than we initially believed for all of them to arrive in stores.

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Lynyrd Skynyrd vs. Led Zeppelin – Clash of the Titans

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MCA Records / Michael Ochs Archives, Getty Images

They're the most overplayed songs known to man, but there's a reason Lynyrd Skynyrd's 'Free Bird' and Led Zeppelin's 'Stairway to Heaven' still dominate classic-rock radio 40 years after they were released: They're awesome! And now it's time for you to choose one as the victor in this week's Clash of the Titans.

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45 Years Ago: Led Zeppelin Play Their First U.S. Show

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Hulton Archive, Getty Images

Led Zeppelin made their North American concert debut in Denver on Dec. 26, 1968 as the first band on a three band bill that also featured Vanilla Fudge and Spirit, but as concert promoter Barry Fey recalls, it’s a milestone that almost happened in a different city.

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Led Zeppelin’s Spotify Deal Hits Tribute Bands Hard

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Led Zeppelin’s decision last week to finally allow their music to be streamed on Spotify may be a financial boom to the two parties involved, but it is likely to negatively affect the bottom line of those who were covering the band’s catalog on the popular online service.

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Led Zeppelin Vs. The Doobie Brothers – Ultimate Classic Rock Hall of Fame Semifinals

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Led Zeppelin are back for the third time in the Ultimate Classic Rock Hall of Fame semifinals. And this time, with no Rod Stewart in sight, do they have a chance of getting in?

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