Category: led zeppelin

brownskinsugarplum76:Very dramatic. Love it. M…

brownskinsugarplum76:

Very dramatic. Love it. Must’ve been fun to be a photojournalist during this time. ❤️

The sad irony for Led Zeppelin, more than any other artist, is that the photographers’ names are so often lost. I probably spend an hour a day or more looking for credits for LZ photos on Google, in the LZ.com forums and other message boards around the world, and so often, including for this photo, the photographer’s name just isn’t anywhere to be found.

(Although if any you happens to know it for this one, please share!)

Here’s my humble request to all of us in the fandom: to find photographers’ names where we can, to include them on the posts we make, and to preserve them if they’re in the captions of posts we reblog.

Many of these photographers were teenagers when they started (including James Fortune of the “Robert and the dove” photo and so many others, Laurance Ratner, the first to establish Zep’s legend as performers on US soil, Brad Elterman who so memorably captured Robert playing soccer in a Speedo, and many others). Some never turned pro, either. They were “just” fans. Like us. Acknowledging them is acknowledging the love we share for these musical mages who’ve moved us so deeply – and the visual magic that preserves the history that becomes our future.

Red Zeppelin, Nice pants, man.

Red Zeppelin, Nice pants, man.

dream7790:

dream7790:

apvxoxo: Sweet jesus..

apvxoxo:

Sweet jesus..

callmethehunter: He’s Jamming!

callmethehunter:

He’s Jamming!

It even looks like he’s gonna say “fuck” 😂

German releases of the only two singles from 1…

German releases of the only two singles from 1971’s Led Zeppelin IV, featuring the album’s first two songs as the A-sides. That’s right – no official single release for “Stairway to Heaven.”

zeppelinmajesty:We haven’t categorized ourselv…

zeppelinmajesty:

We haven’t categorized ourselves. And I don’t think we’ve thrown ourselves at the public as much as a lot of other people who say they haven’t—we don’t put ourselves in the way of glory. But three years is such a short time to start making any grand assessment. We’ve had the opportunity to be superduper incredible stars, and we could have lived on that much more than we have done, but I think it’s just a case of holding back all the time, because if you take the reins that are given to you, you end up destroying yourself—overdoing it, over playing it, over living it, and suddenly finding out that the things from your past don’t fit in at all with what you’re doing now. Therefore it’s much better for me to go home and be as I have been for years and years and years, than make some new being out of myself…

Robert Plant (Rock Magazine, August 1971)

Robert Plant, Led Zeppelin, wondering if anybo…

Robert Plant, Led Zeppelin, wondering if anybody remembers laughter.

Jimmy Page: Rock and Roll

Jimmy Page: Rock and Roll

Led Zeppelin: Acoustic Jimbert, Hamburg 1973, …

Led Zeppelin: Acoustic Jimbert, Hamburg 1973, by Heinrich Klaffs