Interesting Led Zeppelin facts
October 14, 2009 | In: Music facts
Led Zeppelin English pop music group formed in 1968 by guitarist Jimmy Page.
Led Zeppelin deliberately misspelled their first part of their name so people would not mispronounce it.
Mingling elements of blues, folk, and rock in its performances and recordings, Led Zepplin emerged as one of the most important and successful rock groups of the late 1960s and 70s.
The most famous of the nine albums originally released by the group was an untitled 1971 recording—often called “ZOSO” after the four runes on its cover—that included “Stairway to Heaven.
Led Zeppelin’s success had a powerful impact on the recording industry: it defined the long-playing album as rock’s medium of choice. Led Zeppelin never had a major “hit” on the Billboard charts, but ruled the airwaves and the arenas.