Dazed And Confused - Jimmy Page An instrumental version performed by Jimmy Page and the Paul Weller Band on February 09, 2002 at the Teenage Cancer Trust charity concert in Royal Albert Hall, London, England.
Live Aid - Led Zeppelin Robert Plant, Jimmy Page & John Paul Jones reunited in Philadelphia at Live Aid on July 13, 1985. They performed Rock And Roll, Whole Lotta Love & Stairway To Heaven. Aside from monitor problems, Plant's voice being shot and 1959 Gibson Les Paul Standard 'No. 1' being out of tune, Plant said in a post-performance interview, "Well, it happened for about 20 minutes and it was great."
Stairway To Gilligan's Island - Little Roger and the Goosebumps This single was released in 1978 on Splash Records. It was quickly silenced by Led Zeppelin's lawyers and demanded that all remaining copies were destroyed. | Pic
Led Zeppelin Medley - MC Hawking This track was recorded by MC Hawking and the rap/metal band Dark Matter in 1994 for the Led Zeppelin tribute album Encomium. However, it was bumped from the album and never released. The tongue-in-cheek medley includes Black Dog, Heartbreaker & Whole Lotta Love.
How Many More Times - Metallica This is part of a 70-second Kirk Hammett improv from Metallica's 1989 Damaged Justice tour, performed on August 25, 1991 at Tokyo, Japan's Yoyogi Olympic Pool.
Stairway To Heaven - Metallica This is a short clip of Kirk Hammett on acoustic guitar, sturmming the opening bars of Stairway To Heaven - (date unknown).
Dazed And Confused - Nirvana This was performed by guitarist Kurt Cobain and bassist Krist Novaselic while drummer Chad Channing was fixing his snare drum after the first song of the night on November 26, 1989 at Bloom, Mezzago, Italy.
Immigrant Song - Oysterhead Performed by bassist Les Claypool of Primus, guitarist Trey Anastasio of Phish and drummer Stewart Copeland of The Police (ca. 2000-2001)
Wearing And Tearing - Page & Plant Jimmy Page joined Robert Plant and his band on June 30, 1990 at the Silver Clef Winners Charity Concert, Knebworth House Grounds, Stevenage, England for a three-song jam that heard them play Misty Mountain Hop, Wearing and Tearing & Rock And Roll.
No Quarter - Tool This is from a July 21, 1994 Shepherd's Bush Empire, London, England performance. After the song had ended, bassist Paul D'Amour said, "That song was for the old people."
Whole Lotta Love - U2 From a U2 bootleg recorded live in Rotterdam on 1997.07.19.
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Instrumental #2 - XYZ In April 1981, Jimmy Page collaborated with bassist Chris Squire and drumAlan White of Yes and recorded a few tracks. These have been dubbed XYZ Sessions (eX-Yes & Zeppelin). This instrumental is a prototype Jimmy Page used in Fortune Hunter from The Firm's 1986 album Mean Business.
Telephone Secrets - XYZ This is another track from the XYZ Sessions with vocals by Chris Squire.
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This Month in
Led Zeppelin History
March 17, 1969 - A four-song performance is filmed for TV Byen in Denmark (aired on May 19, 1969)
March 21, 1969 - Zeppelin’s debut TV appearance on "How It Is"
March 25, 1969 - Filming session for the Supershow
March xx, 1970 - The band turns down many TV offers worth large sums
March 05, 1971 - Led Zeppelin started a 12-date "Thank You" tour for British fans, appearing at the clubs from their early days and charging the same admission prices as in 1968. The first show was at Ulster Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland where they played songs from their upcoming fourth album, including the first public performances of Black Dog, Stairway To Heaven, Going To California and Rock And Roll.
March 12, 1972 - Page and Plant rehearse some songs with the Bombay Orchestra
March 25, 1973 - Led Zeppelin finally release Houses of the Holy after production issues with the album cover
March 28, 1973 - Led Zeppelin released Houses Of The Holy in the UK. The album title was a dedication by the band to their fans who appeared at venues they dubbed "houses of the holy". Houses Of The Holy has now been certified 11 times Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for US sales in excess of 11 million copies.
March xx, 1974 - The band decide to release a double album due to the amount of left over studio material
March 29, 1975 - Led Zeppelin saw all six of their albums in the US Top 100 chart in the same week, alongside their latest album Physical Graffiti at No.1. Physical Graffiti has now been certified 16 times Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for US sales in excess of 16 million copies.
March 15, 1975 - Tickets for the Earls Court shows sellout within four hours
March xx, 1976 - Jimmy speaks with reporters mentioning the new album due out called Presence
March 28, 1977 - Zeppelin arrive in Dallas, Texas to rehearse before opening the eleventh tour of the US
March xx, 1978 - Robert and John spend some time hanging around the Midlands
March 26, 1979 - Robert takes lead vocal at a Bad Company gig in Birmingham
March 04, 1980 - John Bonham makes a TV appearance on "Alright Now" with Bill Connolly
March 26, 2006 - Readers of Total Guitar magazine voted the guitar solo by Jimmy Page in Led Zeppelin’s Stairway To Heaven as the greatest guitar solo of all time. The 1971 track was voted ahead of tracks by Van Halen, Queen, Jimi Hendrix and The Eagles. On the 20th anniversary of the original release of the song, it was announced via US radio sources that the song had logged up an estimated 2,874,000 radio plays - back to back, that would run for 44 years solid.