50 Years Ago: Hiding Away Helps Led Zeppelin to Greatness on ‘IV’
Their best studio album is one that was, quite literally, the most lived in.
How Led Zeppelin’s ‘Going to California’ Crushed on Joni Mitchell
Robert Plant said this song "might be a bit embarrassing at times lyrically, but it did sum up a period of my life when I was 22."
When Led Zeppelin’s ‘Misty Mountain Hop’ Took Hippies to Tolkien
Robert Plant longed for the freedoms of the rural Welch countryside – or, maybe, Middle-earth.
Led Zeppelin’s ‘Stairway to Heaven': The Epic’s Ongoing Influence
Surveying the song's pop culture legacy — from 'Wayne's World' to cover songs to radio station publicity stunts.
Why Led Zeppelin Added a Second Singer for ‘Battle of Evermore’
Robert Plant duets with Sandy Denny on elegiac folk ballad.
How a Little Richard Song Inspired Led Zeppelin’s ‘Rock and Roll’
A spontaneous shift of gears led the band to create this homage to '50s rock.
How John Paul Jones Sparked Led Zeppelin’s ‘Tricky’ ‘Black Dog’
Deceptively complex track kicks off band's classic fourth LP.