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Led Zeppelin 1 @55- Jimmy Page, Robert Plant

On the 55th anniversary of its January 1969 release, In the Studio features what turned out to be my first of many subsequent in-depth conversations about the Led Zeppelin debut's legacy with band mastermind Jimmy Page and Robert Plant.
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YES- 90125- Jon Anderson,Trevor Rabin,Tony Kaye, the late Chris Squire & Alan White

The musical moonshot “90125” by YES resulted in more than eight million copies selling (three million just in the U.S.) from a musical entity thought to be extinct, but with the songs "It Can Happen","Hold On","Leave It","Changes", and the #1 hit "Owner of a Lonely Heart", YES could rise like a musical phoenix from the ashes of the progressive rock Seventies with the comeback album of the Eighties in "90125".
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Coverdale- Page 30th Anniversary- David and Jimmy

By Summer 1993, "Coverdale-Page" had debuted at #4 sales in the UK and Top Five sales in America. In the Studio we are pleased to share my rare classic rock interview with my guests David Coverdale and Jimmy Page to mark its thirtieth anniversary year.

Led Zeppelin- For Your Life- London 12-10-07

In the December 2007 reunion concert at London's O2 Arena to pay tribute to Atlantic Records founder Ahmet Ertegun, Led Zeppelin trotted out "For Your Life", a song which lead singer Robert Plant informs us that the original band with the late drummer John Bonham had never performed in concert.
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Led Zeppelin IV- Jimmy Page, Robert Plant

Legendary wrestler-turned-Led Zeppelin manager Peter Grant had an appropriately out-sized role in the Led Zeppelin "4" story as told here In the Studio by Jimmy Page and Robert Plant.
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Led Zeppelin- Presence- Jimmy Page

Thus began a five year period when a series of tragedies befell Led Zeppelin even while they continued to record timeless hard rock such as "Achilles' Last Stand","Nobody's Fault but Mine", and "For Your Life" from Presence  which amaze even now almost half a century later. Jimmy Page blesses us with his Presence  and joins me here In the Studio  for “Physical Graffiti” and "Presence" .
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Led Zeppelin III- Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, Terry Manning

Led Zeppelin III  appeared October 5, 1970 with surprisingly little notice. Containing "The Immigrant Song","Gallows Pole", and "Since I've Been Loving You", Led Zeppelin III  also planted exotic seeds of sounds in "Friends" with its Middle Eastern orchestration, which would skip several subsequent albums only to germinate with legendary impact on Physical Grafitti . My guests Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, and Led Zeppelin "III"  recording engineer at Ardent Studio in Memphis, Terry Manning, tell the story In the Studio.
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Led Zeppelin- Physical Graffiti pt 2- Robert Plant, Jimmy Page

Led Zeppelin's Jimmy Page discusses the grandeur of "Kashmir", the progressive rock of "In the Light", the furious electric funk of "The Wanton Song", and the shimmering delicacy of "Ten Years Gone".
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Led Zeppelin- Physical Graffiti pt1- Jimmy Page

By the time of its late February 1975 release, Led Zeppelin's sixth album, "Physical Graffiti"  , signaled a fundamental change in the popular music and media equation that began with Led Zeppelin " IV". Jimmy Page joins me for the story In the Studio.