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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

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 31, 1976 - Presence is released
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.
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