Led Zeppelin All the Songs takes a deep dive into the innovative recording history of the one of the most influential rock bands of all time—covering every album and every track that Led Zeppelin has ever produced.
More than fifty years after their first practice session in a London basement, Led Zeppelin continues to fascinate new generations of listeners. While their legendary backstage antics have been written about extensively in other books, Led Zeppelin All the Songs focuses on the music, detailing the musicianship and lyrical inspiration that helped each of the band's nine albums go platinum, including Led Zeppelin IV, which has been certified platinum 23 times and has sold more than 37 million copies worldwide.
This book is filled with fascinating behind-the-scenes stories of life on the road and inside the recording studio. Fans will learn the meaning behind some of the band's classic lyrics, as well as the inspiration for all of their album covers, which instruments were used on every track, and the importance of contributions from engineers, sound technicians, producers, and other behind-the-scenes professionals who helped Led Zeppelin become one of the most popular bands of all time.
About the Author
Jean-Michel Guesdon is a musician, composer, and sound engineer. Together with Philippe Margotin, he has written All the Songs books about the Beatles, The Rolling stones, Bob Dylan, and Pink Floyd.
In addition to writing multiple titles in the All the Songs series, Philippe Margotin has written several other books on music, including biographies of U2 and Radiohead.
Review for Pink Floyd All the Songs: "Even superfans of the rock legends will learn something new."—Entertainment Weekly
Review for Pink Floyd All the Songs: "This chronological presentation of everything Pink Floyd will satisfy the most hard-core fans and captivate those unfamiliar with the band's massive musical output." —Booklist
"Necessary for the rabid fan, certainly, but more than worthy of a look, and a whole lot of fun, for the rest."—Jambands
"Here's a perfect gift for the Led Zeppelin completists who have every recording by the legendary rockers. There are also over 500 photos."—Dayton Daily News