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Led Zeppelin (album)

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For the boxed set of the same name, see Led Zeppelin Boxed Set.
Led Zeppelin
A black-and-white photograph of the Hindenburg
Studio album by Led Zeppelin
Released 12 January 1969 (US)
28 March 1969 (UK) [1]
Recorded September–October 1968[1]
Studio Olympic Studios, London[1]
Length 44:52
Label Atlantic[1]
Producer Jimmy Page[1]
Led Zeppelin chronology
Led Zeppelin
Led Zeppelin II
Singles from Led Zeppelin
  1. Good Times Bad Times“/”Communication Breakdown
    Released: 10 March 1969

Led Zeppelin is the eponymous debut studio album by the English rock band Led Zeppelin. It was recorded in October 1968 at Olympic Studios in London and released on Atlantic Records on 12 January 1969 in the United States and 31 March in the United Kingdom. Featuring integral contributions from each of the group’s four members, the album established their fusion of blues and rock. It also attracted a large and devoted following to the band; Zeppelin’s take on the emerging heavy rock sound endeared them to parts of the countercultureon both sides of the Atlantic.

Although the album was not critically well-received when first released, it was commercially successful, and critics have come to view it in a much more favourable light. In 2003, Led Zeppelin was ranked 29th on Rolling Stone magazine’s list of the 500 greatest albums of all time, keeping that position when the list was updated in 2012.[2] In 2004, the album was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame.[3]

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