‘Led Zeppelin III’

‘Led Zeppelin III’ is their third studio album released on October 5, 1970 by Atlantic.

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Track Listing : 1.Immigrant Song (Jimmy Page, Robert Plant) – 02:26 . 2.Friends (Jimmy Page, Robert Plant) – 03:55 . 3.Celebration Day (John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page, Robert Plant) – 03:29 . 4.Since I’Ve Been Loving You (John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page, Robert Plant) – 07:25 . 5.Out On The Tiles (John Bonham, Jimmy Page, Robert Plant) – 04:04 . 6.Gallows Pole (Traditional, Jimmy Page, Robert Plant) – 04:58 . 7.Tangerine (Jimmy Page) – 03:12 . 8.That’S The Way (Jimmy Page, Robert Plant) – 05:38 . 9.Bron-Y-Aur Stomp (John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page, Robert Plant) – 04:20 . 10.Hats Off To (Roy) Harper (Traditional, Charles Obscure) – 03:41

Musicians : Led Zeppelin – Band . John Bonham – Drums, Percussion, Backing Vocals . John Paul Jones – Bass Guitar, Organ, Moog Synthesiser, Mandolin, Double Bass On (9), String Arrangement . Jimmy Page – Acoustic, Electric And Pedal Steel Guitars, Banjo, Dulcimer, Bass Guitar On (8), Backing Vocals . Robert Plant – Lead Vocals, Harmonica . Viram Jasani – Tabla

Production : Produced By Jimmy Page . Barry Diament – Mastering, Engineer . Andy Johns – Engineer, Mixing . Eddie Kramer – Mixing . Terry Manning – Mixing, Mastering . Paul Richmond – Mastering

Package : Kaz Akaiwa – Liner Notes . Zacron – Design

Recorded January–August 1970.

Released On October 5, 1970 By Atlantic.

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Consequence of Sound
This storm of criticism has made Led Zeppelin III a bit of an underdog in the titanic band’s seemingly unassailable catalog. Critics ready for “Whole Lotta Love 2” found little to love in Led Zeppelin III’s decidedly acoustic and divergent sound. […]

Rolling Stone
They deepen the telling, recounting that blitzkrieg with fresh, incremental detail. The primary lesson, especially from the studio outtakes: Everything happened overnight. None of it was by accident. […]

BBC
An underrated work by any reckoning. Ironically, given the album’s generally laid-back feel, III features one of the band’s most blatantly overt big-trouser moments. Opener Immigrant Song, with its strident riff and macho subject matter, is proto-heavy metal at its best. […]

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