Led Zeppelin 3 autographs Lp
Led Zeppelin 3 autographs Lp. Hand signed on the front in blue pen by John Bonham and John Paul Jones. Autographed on the back by Robert Plant. Obtained in 1977 at a Status Quo reception party (Jimmy Page was not present).
Zeppelin was an English rock band formed in London in 1968. The group consisted of guitarist Jimmy Page, singer Robert Plant, bassist and keyboardist John Paul Jones, and drummer John Bonham. The band’s heavy, guitar driven sound; rooted in blues on their early albums. This has earned them recognition as one of the fathers of heavy metal. Though their unique style drew from a wide variety of influences, including folk music.
After changing their name from the New Yardbirds. Led Zeppelin signed a deal with Atlantic Records, that gave them considerable artistic freedom. Although the group was initially unpopular with critics. They achieved great commercial success with albums such as Led Zeppelin (1969), Led Zeppelin II (1969), Led Zeppelin III (1970); Led Zeppelin IV (1971); Houses of the Holy (1973); and Physical Graffiti (1975). Their fourth album, which features the track “Stairway to Heaven”. Among the most popular and influential works in rock music, and it helped to secure the group’s popularity.
III was released on 5 October 1970. By Atlantic Records in the United States and on 23 October 1970 in the United Kingdom. Composed largely at a remote cottage in Wales known as Bron Yr Aur and recorded between May and August 1970. The album represented a growth of the band’s music towards a greater emphasis on folk and acoustic sounds. This surprised many fans and critics, and upon its release, the album received rather indifferent reviews. Led Zeppelin III is now generally praised and acknowledged as representing an important part in their history.