Atlantic publish ‘Led Zeppelin IV’ their fourth album featuring ‘Stairway to Heaven,’ ‘Black Dog’ and ‘Rock and Roll’ (1971)

‘Led Zeppelin IV’ is the untitled fourth studio album by Led Zeppelin, released on November 8, 1971 by Atlantic.

Track Listing : 1.Black Dog (John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page, Robert Plant) – 04:54 . 2.Rock And Roll (John Bonham, John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page, Robert Plant) – 03:40 . 3.The Battle Of Evermore (Jimmy Page, Robert Plant) – 05:51 . 4.Stairway To Heaven (Jimmy Page, Robert Plant) – 08:01 . 5.Misty Mountain Hop (John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page, Robert Plant) – 04:38 . 6.Four Sticks (Jimmy Page, Robert Plant) – 04:44 . 7.Going To California (Jimmy Page, Robert Plant) – 03:31 . 8.When The Levee Breaks (John Bonham, John Paul Jones, Memphis Minnie, Jimmy Page, Robert Plant) – 07:07

Musicians : Led Zeppelin – Band . John Bonham – Drums . John Paul Jones – Bass Guitar, Electric Piano, Mellotron, Mandolin, Recorders, Ems Vcs 3, Acoustic Guitar On (3) . Jimmy Page – Electric And Acoustic Guitars, Mandolin . Robert Plant – Lead And Overdubbed Backing Vocals, Tambourine, Harmonica On (8) . Sandy Denny – Vocals On (3) . Ian Stewart – Piano On (2)

Production : Produced By Jimmy Page . George Chkiantz – Mixing . Andy Johns – Engineer, Mixing . Joe Sidore – Mastering

Package : Barrington Colby M.O.M. – The Hermit Illustration . Masa Ito – Liner Notes

Recorded December 1970 – March 1971.

Released On November 8, 1971 By Atlantic.


…the album that put Led Zeppelin into homes around the world..With immaculate playing (multi-instrumentalist John Paul Jones’ contributions are not to be underestimated, either), a mystically obscure sleeveand a remarkable range of tunes, Led Zeppelin IV, is still, for many, the best example of the group’s craft. […]

Rolling Stone
It might seem a bit incongruous to say that Led Zeppelin — a band never particularly known for its tendency to understate matters — has produced an album which is remarkable for its low-keyed and tasteful subtlety, but that’s just the case here. […]
Some people think Robert Plant was a lyrical genius and others think he was a mindless ape. The latter are the true apes. Obviously some of the lyrics don’t make perfect sense, but then again they weren’t meant to. […]


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