Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Led Zeppelin book marks 40th anniversary of Earls Court shows

“Five Glorious Nights – Led Zeppelin At Earls Court May 1975”, a new limited-edition book compiled by photographer Dave Lewis, marks the 40th anniversary of the band’s legendary home stand at the famed London venue.

Published via Rufus Stone Limited Editions, the project sees Lewis compile images of Led Zeppelin’s 1975 dates from the archives of variety of photographers including Barry Plummer, Dick Barnatt, Ian Dickson, Michael Putland, Mick Gold, Gus Stewart and more, providing fans with an extensive collection of colour and black and white photos – many of them rarely seen.

The photos are complimented by rare memorabilia and a written commentary that puts into perspective exactly why these concerts were some of the finest Led Zeppelin ever performed.

Lewis is a highly respected Led Zeppelin archivist and author and editor of the long running magazine Tight But Loose; he was in attendance at all five of the Earls Court concerts.

“Five Glorious Nights – Led Zeppelin At Earls Court May 1975” is limited to 1000 individually-numbered copies and is available via rufuspublications.com

Led Zeppelin will wrap up its year-long reissues campaign on July 31 with the release of their final three studio albums: 1976’s “Presence”, 1979’s “In Through The Out Door” and 1982’s “Coda.”

All three have been newly remastered by guitarist and producer Jimmy Page and are accompanied by a companion audio disc featuring previously unreleased material related to the original release.

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