Led Zeppelin IV,8th Nov 1971, Led Zeppelin released their fourth album. With no title printed on the album, and generally referred to as Four Symbols, The Fourth Album or Led Zeppelin IV it has gone on to sell over 37 million copies worldwide.
#29 - On their first album, Led Zeppelin were still in the process of inventing their own sound, moving on from the heavy rave-ups of guitarist Jimmy Page's previous band, the Yardbirds. But from the beginning, Zeppelin had the astonishing fusion of Page's lyrical guitar-playing, Robert Plant's paint-peeling love-hound yowl, and John Paul Jones and John Bonham's avalanche boogie. www.jeffreymarkell.com #orangecountyrealtor #jeffforhomes #greatestalbums
The album cover was instantly recognizable as Led Zeppelin, the band’s name being taken from a famous German airship. From a thematic perspective, this image on the cover did an excellent job of foreshadowing the sex, calamity, and explosiveness of the music inside.