Friends – Led Zeppelin III- The Evolution of Led Zeppelin’s Sound

Friends - Led Zeppelin

Led Zeppelin III, released in October of 1970, starkly contrasted its precursor Led Zeppelin II in countless ways but more importantly may be seen as a stepping ... Read More

Reach Down- Temple of the Dog- The Soulful Mastery of Mike McCready

Reach Down - Temple of the Dog

In 1986, at the age of twenty, guitarist Mike McCready left his Seattle home for Los Angeles with his band Shadow, the dream of establishing a career in music, ... Read More

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Led Zeppelin II – The Birth of Hard Rock

Ramble On - Led Zeppelin II

Led Zeppelin II was released in October of 1969 and recorded in the midst of a grueling 1969 tour that lasted from January till August in Europe and North ... Read More

Celebrating Robert Plant – Living Reflections of a Dream

Tangerine - Led Zeppelin

Robert Anthony Plant was born on August 20, 1948 in West Bromwich, England. From an early age he showed a powerful interest in music, particularly blues, and ... Read More


U of Music’s Greatest Songwriting Duos in Rock History

Lists are not an accurate way of judging music - for example John Paul Jones was involved in much of Led Zeppelin’s songwriting. Our lists are made in the ... Read More

Led Zeppelin – The Rain Song- Upon Us All a Little Rain Must Fall

The Rain Song - Led Zeppelin

Led Zeppelin released “The Rain Song,” one of rock’s most moving ballads, on their 1973 Houses Of The Holy album. Famed record producer Rick Rubin said, "I ... Read More