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HOUSES OF THE HOLY
Atlantic SD 7255 (U.S.) / K 50014 (U.K.)
Jimmy Page: Electric Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Backing Vocals
Robert Plant: Lead Vocals
John Bonham: Drums, Backing Vocals
John Paul Jones: Bass, Mellotron, Synthesiser, Organ, Grand Piano, Synthesiser Piano, Synthesised Bass, Backing Vocals

1. The Song Remains The Same 5:24 (Page/Plant)
Recorded in May 1972 at Stargroves with the Rolling Stones Mobile Studio. Engineered by Eddie Kramer. Mixed in May 1972 at Olympic Studios with Keith Harwood.
2. The Rain Song 7:32 (Page/Plant)
Recorded in May 1972 at Stargroves with the Rolling Stones Mobile Studio. Engineered by Eddie Kramer. Mixed in May 1972 at Olympic Studios with Keith Harwood.
3. Over The Hills And Far Away 4:42 (Page/Plant)
Recorded in May 1972 at Stargroves with the Rolling Stones Mobile Studio. Engineered by Eddie Kramer. Mixed in June 1972 at Electric Lady, New York, with Eddie Kramer.
4. The Crunge 3:10 (Bonham/Jones/Page/Plant)
Recorded in May 1972 at Stargroves with the Rolling Stones Mobile Studio. Engineered by Eddie Kramer. Mixed in June 1972 at Electric Lady, New York, with Eddie Kramer.
5. Dancing Days 3:40 (Page/Plant)
Recorded in May 1972 at Stargroves with the Rolling Stones Mobile Studio. Engineered by Eddie Kramer. Mixed in June 1972 at Electric Lady, New York, with Eddie Kramer.
6. D'yer Mak'er 4:19 (Bonham/Jones/Page/Plant)
Recorded in May 1972 at Stargroves with the Rolling Stones Mobile Studio. Engineered by Eddie Kramer. Mixed in June 1972 at Electric Lady, New York, with Eddie Kramer.
7. No Quarter 6:57 (Jones/Page/Plant)
Recorded in May 1972 at Island Studios, London. Engineered by Andy Johns. Mixed in May 1972 at Olympic Studios, London, with Andy Johns.
8. The Ocean 4:28 (Bonham/Jones/Page/Plant)
Recorded in May 1972 at Stargroves with the Rolling Stones Mobile Studio. Engineered by Eddie Kramer. Mixed in June 1972 at Electric Lady, New York, with Eddie Kramer.

Length: 40:58

Produced by Jimmy Page
Executive Producer: Peter Grant

Sleeve by: Hipgnosis
Photography: Aubrey Powell

1990 CD Mastering: Barry Diament
Remastering: George Marino 

DELUXE EDITION BONUS DISC

1. The Song Remains the Same (Guitar overdub reference mix) 5:29 (Page/Plant)
2. The Rain Song (Mix minus piano) 7:45 (Page/Plant)
3.Over the Hills and Far Away (Guitar mix backing track) 4:22 (Page/Plant)
4. The Crunge (Rough mix - keys up) 3:16 (Bonham/Jones/Page/Plant)
5. Dancing Days (Rough mix with vocals) 3:46 (Page/Plant)
6. No Quarter (Rough mix with JPJ keyboard overdubs - No vocals) 7:03 (Jones/Page/Plant)
7. The Ocean (Working mix) 4:26 (Bonham/Jones/Page/Plant)

Length: 36:10

2014 remastered CD engineering: John Davis

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This Month in
Led Zeppelin History

April 24, 1969 - 2nd US Tour begins (1st as headliners) at the Fillmore West
April xx, 1970 - Robert comments about the violence in the audience near the end of the fifth tour
April 04, 1970 - Jimmy Page performs White Summer/Black Mountain Side on the Julie Felix BBC show
April 16, 1970 - Whole Lotta Love was certified Gold in the US after selling over a million copies. The single had peaked at No. 4 on the US singles chart. In the UK, Atlantic Records had expected to issue the edited version themselves, and pressed initial copies for release on December 5, 1969. However, band manager Peter Grant was adamant that the band maintain a "no-singles" approach to marketing their recorded music in the UK and he halted the release.
April xx, 1971 - Untitled is rumored to be released this month
April xx, 1972 - Recording sessions for Houses Of The Holy at Stargroves and Olympic studios
April xx, 1973 - Led Zeppelin rehearse their new stage show in preparation for their huge 1973 US Tour
April xx, 1974 - Swan Song concentrates its efforts on signing new acts
April xx, 1975 - Jimmy does some mixing at Electric Lady studios for TSRTS soundtrack
April 19, 1975 - 51,000 tickets sell in two hours for three nights at Earls Court, two added dates see another 34,000 tickets sold
April xx, 1976 - The band decide they will release their film to theaters
April 30, 1977 - Led Zeppelin breaks the record for the largest attendance for a single-act show in the Pontiac Silverdome with 76,229 in attendance
April xx, 1978 - The band hold a meeting, this time with Robert, to discuss Zeppelin’s future
April 03, 1979 - Page, Bonham and Plant jam with Bad Company again in Birmingham
April 27, 1980 - The band rehearses at Rainbow Theater for an upcoming European tour
April 26, 1988 - James Patrick Page III’s birthday. He is named after his father is the only son of Jimmy and Patricia Ecker. Jimmy spoke of his son saying: "He is wonderful. He has made a big difference to my life."
April 21, 1998 - Page and Plant released Walking Into Clarksdale.
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