Did Led Zeppelin ever play Houses of the Holy live?
The song was never played live by Led Zeppelin, though Robert Plant performed it with the Band of Joy during his 2010 solo tour.
What year did Led Zeppelin release Houses of the Holy?
March 28, 1973
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Is The Rain Song the best Led Zeppelin song?
My defense of “The Rain Song” as the best Zeppelin song ever written has to work against a considerable uphill battle: it’s a track that few ever talk about when discussing Zeppelin’s greatest works, it appears on only one of the group’s live albums and none of its greatest hits compilations, and, perhaps most …
When did Led Zeppelin release houses of the Holy?
Case in point: the cover art for Led Zeppelin’s Houses of the Holy, released 44 years ago. The story of this astonishing design begins in 1972, when Led Zeppelin, at the height of its creative powers, commissioned the Hipgnosis team, led by Storm Thorgerson and Aubrey Powell, to design the cover for the band’s new album.
Who was on the cover of houses of the Holy?
Stefan Gates. Aubrey Powell. Houses of the Holy. One of the most iconic record covers of the 1970s is Led Zeppelin’s fifth album, 1973’s Houses of the Holy and it’s also one of the most mysterious.
What kind of album is houses of the Holy?
( As a Guitar World interviewer once commented to Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page, “As absurd as this may sound, Houses of the Holy will always be an orange-sounding album in my mind,” to which Page replied, “Actually, I tend to agree with you.”)
What kind of music did Led Zeppelin play?
Led Zeppelin was one of the world’s most popular and powerful bands, with an image steeped in dark mysticism. As Thorgerson would remember in For the Love of Vinyl: The Album Art of Hipgnosis, “Something large, strong, powerful, awesome and mythic was clearly called for but what would that be?”