Vol 70: Led Zeppelin I / Led Zeppelin II

Led Zeppelin – Led Zeppelin

Led Zeppelin’s eponymous debut album was release in 1969 and is often referred to as Led Zeppelin ILed Zeppelin I consists of a mix of original material crafted by the band and contemporary folk/blues song. Zeppelin’s fusion of blues, rock, and the introduction of hard rock was a commercial success in the UK and US. The album reached number 10 on the Billboard chart and was certified gold by the RIAA. Led Zeppelin hosts hits such as: “Good Times Bad Times,” “Babe I’m Gonna Leave You,” “Dazed and Confused,” “Communication Breakdown,” and “How Many More Times.”


Led Zeppelin – Led Zeppelin II

Led Zeppelin II was released on October 22 during the same year as its predecessor Led Zeppelin. Led Zeppelin II is often cited as one of the greatest and influential albums of all time. It was an instant commercial success and quickly reached number 1 on the charts for the UK and US. It would go on to be certified 12x platinum by the RIAA for sales passing 12 million copies. Often boasted as Zeppelin’s heaviest album, Led Zeppelin II hosts an entire hit track list consisting of “Whole Lotta Love,” “What Is and What Should Never Be,” “The Lemon Song,” “Thank You,” “Heartbreaker,” “Living Loving Maid (She’s Just a Woman),” “Ramble On,” “Moby Dick,” and “Bring It On Home.”


You can spin both of these vinyls in their entirety here.