When Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, John Paul Jones and John "Bonzo" Bonham first gathered in London rehearsal space in late 1968, few could have predicted that within just five years they would piloting the biggest banding in the world towards almost unprecedented level of success.
Perhaps fewer still could have foreseen their enduring appeal and impact, but with a combination of raw talent, dogged determination and the fanatical support of audiences around the globe, Led Zeppelin would transcend their relatively inauspicious beginnings to establish themselves as one of the most important and influential bands in the history of rock and roll.
Through a combination of stunning photographs and insightful captions, this book chronicles the meteoric rise to fame of one of the world's biggest bands, from their roots in the British Blues scene, through the highs and lows and the success and excesses of stardom to assume their rightful place in the pantheon of rock & roll.
About the Author
Gareth Thomas lives in Somerset, England and divides his time between writing and gardening. he is the author of several biographical works, including John Lennon : Unseen Archives and Led Zeppelin : The Illustrated Biography. He is currently working on a book about pop music in the second half of the twentieth century.
Series: Illustrated Biography
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 1st January 2011
Dimensions (cm): 25.8 x 26.1 x 2.7
Weight (kg): 1.247