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Led Zeppelin III
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Led Zeppelin III

Led Zeppelin III
Album by Led Zeppelin
Released October 5, 1970
Recorded January-August 1970 at
Headley Grange, Hampshire, with The Rolling Stones Mobile Studio;
Island Studios, London;
Olympic Studios, London.
Mixed at Island Studios, London;
Electric Lady, New York
Producer Jimmy Page
Genre Hard rock
Length 43 min 04 s
Record label Atlantic Records
Catalogue (US) Atlantic SD 7201
(UK) Atlantic 2401 002
Professional reviews
Q 5/5 October 2000
Led Zeppelin Chronology
Led Zeppelin II
Led Zeppelin III
Led Zeppelin III , the third album by Led Zeppelin, was released October 5, 1970 by Atlantic Records (see 1970 in music. This album added acoustic and folk rock elements to the band's rock and blues repertoire, which also helped endear the band to progressive rock fans.

Table of contents
1 Track listing
2 Personnel
3 Cover design
4 External Links

Track listing

  1. "Immigrant Song" (Page/Plant) 2:23
  2. "Friends" (Page/Plant) 3:54
  3. "Celebration Day" (Page/Plant/Jones) 3:28
  4. "Since I've Been Loving You" (Page/Plant/Jones) 7:24
  5. "Out On the Tiles" (Page/Plant/Bonham) 4:05
  6. "Gallows Pole" (trad. arr. Page/Plant) 4:56
  7. "Tangerine" (Page) 2:57
  8. "That's the Way" (Page/Plant) 5:37
  9. "Bron-Yr-Aur Stomp"* (Page/Plant/Jones) 4:16
  10. "Hats Off to (Roy) Harper" (trad arr Charles Obscure...a pseudonym?) 3:42


Cover design

The original vinyl edition was packaged in a gatefold sleeve with a novelty cover. The cover and interior gatefold art consisted of a surreal collection of seemingly random images on a white background, many of them connected with flight or aviation (as in "Zeppelin"). Behind the front cover was a rotatable paper disc covered with more images, including photos of the band members, which showed through holes in the cover. Moving an image into place behind one hole would usually bring one or two others into place behind other holes. This could not be replicated on a conventional cassette or CD cover, but there have been Japanese and British pressings packaged in miniature versions of the original sleeve.

External Links

Led Zeppelin
John Bonham - John Paul Jones - Jimmy Page - Robert Plant
Original albums: Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin II - Led Zeppelin III - Untitled - Houses of the Holy - Physical Graffiti - Presence - The Song Remains the Same - In Through the Out Door - Coda
Other albums: Boxed Set - Profiled - Remasters - Boxed Set 2 - The Complete Studio Recordings - BBC Sessions - ' - ' - How the West Was Won
Films: The Song Remains the Same - Led Zeppelin DVD
Songs: "The Battle of Evermore" - "Dazed and Confused" - "Stairway To Heaven" - "When the Levee Breaks"
Other: Peter Grant - Swan Song Records