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Led Zeppelin

Led Zeppelin, ‘Bring it On Home’ Led Zeppelin’s ‘Bring it on Home’ was released in 1969 as the somewhat monstrous concluding track of their album ‘Led Zeppelin 2’. Led Zeppelin are undoubtedly one of the most legendary and most famous rock bands in history; created by the former member of the yard birds Jimmy Page in 1968, the band have sold 111.5 million certified units in the US and over 200 million records worldwide. At the closing of this decade, a time when the prominent racial segregation...

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Led Zeppelin Orchestra Performance Review

on their suits also come to mind. However, after attending the Louisville Orchestra’s pops season event “The Music of Led Zeppelin”, it became very obvious that even the prestigious Louisville Orchestra and their devoted following could let their hair down and rock and roll for one evening. Admittedly, I was unsure of how the Orchestra would pull off an arrangement of Led Zeppelin tunes. I had so many questions prior to the performance. How would they incorporate Robert Plant’s vocals, which are...

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History of Led Zeppelin

The history of Led Zeppelin is absolutely incredible. The band formed in 1968, in England. The band consisted of Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, John Paul Jones and John Bonham. Led Zeppelin is credited for being the first heavy metal bands. Their music was a variety of blues, folk, rockabilly, reggae, soul, funk, jazz, classical, Celtic, Indian, Arabic, pop, Latin and country. Led Zeppelin used to be called The Yardbirds. Jimmy Page joined The Yardbirds in 1966 to play bass guitar after the lead bassist...

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Influence of the Yardbirds

In the 1960’s there were many cultural changes in music. Rock and roll has been around for decades and has inspired many artists around the world such as The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, The Rolling Stones, The Eagles, Pink Floyd, The Who, and The Monkees. One of the great rock and roll bands that influenced new styles of rock is The Yardbirds. The Yardbirds formed in the 1960’s and had Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck, and Jimmy Page play in the band, all of which were legendary guitarist. These three figures...

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Heavy Metal

originates from the late 1960's and early 1970's. It gained popularity, mainstream, in the 1980's. The beginning roots of the genre are from within blues influence. Led Zeppelin used blues in one of their songs, "Whole Lotta Love", which has heavy riffs, but using lyrical blues influence. Some of the original band where, Led Zeppelin, Black Sabbath and Deep Purple. The bands that helped it become the way it is today are Slayer, Anthrax, Metallica, and Megadeath. There are over 30 subgenres and they...

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Colombia Speech

Influenced by bands such as Led Zeppelin, Metallica and Black Sabbath. 3. His name Juanes comes from the combination of His first name and middle name. B. Shakira 1. Born on February 2, 1977 in Barranquilla, Colombia. Her full name is Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll. 2. Her genre of music is pop. She was influenced by the music from both her parents cultures (Arabic & Colombian) and English rock music. 3. Like Juanes as well she was influenced by Led Zeppelin and other bands such...

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1970s Fads and Fashion

Pistols, singers of “God Save the Queen” originally consisted of Johnny Rotten, Steve Jones, Paul Cook and Glen Matlock. They were a famous rock band for always going against the “normal.” Some of the main Bands and Singers of the 70s are Aerosmith, Led Zeppelin and KISS. Aerosmith comprised of Joe Perry, Tom Hamilton, Steven Tyler, Joey Kramer and Ray Tabano. They were a blues-based hard rock band that started up in Boston, Massachusetts in 1970 and got discovered in 1972 by Columbia Records. They released...

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Analysis Assignment- Stairway to Heaven

HEAVEN Through ineffective manipulation of structure, timbre and melody, Victor Lopez’s short version of Stairway to Heaven fails to convey the same mood and effect on the listener as the original classic piece by Led Zeppelin. Jimmy Page, lead guitarist of hard rock band Led Zeppelin, and composer of Stairway to Heaven, once said with reference to the album this piece was released on, “My vocation is more in composition really than anything else - building up harmonies using the guitar, orchestrating...

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Stairway To Heaven Analysis

Byron Ambright Music 1014 - Sec 008 Professor Peter Mercer-Taylor 18 October 2017 “Stairway to Heaven” “Stairway to Heaven” is a masterpiece that was written by the band Led Zeppelin. Introduced in the 1970s, it shocked the world with its melody and lyrics and still influences the people that listen to it. “Stairway to Heaven” with its unique melody, powerful lyrics, and strong song structure, conveys to the listener a message about life and death. The song starts out slowly with a single acoustic...

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Stare Way to Heaven

Led Zeppelin "Stairway To Heaven" Song Analysis I thought I'd analyze Led Zeppelin's iconic "Stairway To Heaven" in honor of the anniversary of the band's Led Zeppelin 4 album, which was released 40 years ago this week. The song was voted #3 in 2000 by VH1 on their list of the "100 Greatest Rock Songs." It was the most requested song on FM radio stations in the United States in the 1970s, despite never having been released as a single. This apparently was a decision made by the band's manager, Peter...

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