The Making of Led Zeppelin's IV

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Collector's Guide Publishing, Incorporated, 2008 - 112 pages
This is a fascinating and detailed look at the creation of the fourth biggest rock album of all time compiled by Robert Godwin author of "The Illustrated Collector's Guide to Led Zeppelin" and "Led Zeppelin: The Press Reports". Crammed into these pages is everything a Led Zeppelin fan would want to know about the conception of this masterpiece album, told by the musicians and engineers who produced it. Learn the details of how "Stairway to Heaven" was created through interviews with Jimmy Page and Robert Plant, and how it came to be the most famous song in radio history. Discover many unique new facts including the secrets of the mysterious symbols and cover artwork -- a song by song analysis tracing the composing and performance history of each track -- concert dates -- press reviews -- rare and promotional versions of the album -- and see the legendary stairway with the unique acoustics that was responsible for the album's incomparable sound. Now updated to include information about the recent Led Zeppelin reunion in London, England.

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Robert Godwin is the founder of Collector's Guide Publishing and a former producer and manager for Musicland Studios, Sunset Records, and United Western. He is the author of The Illustrated Collector's Guide to Led Zeppelin and Led Zeppelin. He lives in Burlington, Ontario.

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