History of Rock and Roll
How did this group change Rock and Roll?
What components of this group made them so appealing in the 1970s?
Roots of Rock and Roll
Why are they still popular today?
In addition to pushing boundaries of music, they were the first band of incredible musicians. There were many facets of rock in the day but it all felt rather individual. Jimi with his virtuoso guitar playing, Clapton with the blues. Led Zeppelin were the first real ensemble. A band where the collective made an end result that was greater than any one player in the band.
Jimmy Page, a guitarist from Yardbirds, form a new group called Led Zeppelin. Which quickly gains popularity when first performing in Surrey, England.
Thier debut album is greatly recived by the public. It reaches #10 on the charts. "Led Zeppelin II" then does well in the US and reaches #1 in the UK.
The band releases their second #1 album called "Led Zeppelin III." A folk oriented album.
Led Zeppelin became the first band i to have 6 albums on the chart at once with their release of "Physical Graffiti."
Led Zeppelin disbands due to the death of their drummer.