Led Zeppelin III

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Led Zeppelin III
Studio album by Led Zeppelin
Released 5 October 1970
Recorded January–August 1970 at various locations
Genre Hard rock, heavy metal, folk rock
Length 43:04
Label Atlantic
Producer Jimmy Page
Led Zeppelin chronology
Led Zeppelin II
(1969)
Led Zeppelin III
(1970)
Led Zeppelin IV
(1971)

Led Zeppelin III is the third album from the band Led Zeppelin, released on October 22, 1970. Many of the songs were written while Jimmy Page and Robert Plant visited a cottage in Wales, in a place called Bron-Yr-Aur. The musicians were inspired by the Welsh countryside, and because of this, many songs on the album are written in the style of folk and country. This upset many fans at the time who said that the band should focus on making more rock music, but there were still some rock songs on the album, such as "Immigrant Song" and "Celebration Day".

Song listing[change | edit source]

Side one
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Immigrant Song"   Page, Plant 2:26
2. "Friends"   Page, Plant 3:55
3. "Celebration Day"   Jones, Page, Plant 3:29
4. "Since I've Been Loving You"   Jones, Page, Plant 7:25
5. "Out on the Tiles"   Bonham, Page, Plant 4:04
Side two
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Gallows Pole"   trad., arr. Page, Plant 4:58
2. "Tangerine"   Page 3:12
3. "That's the Way"   Page, Plant 5:38
4. "Bron-Y-Aur Stomp"   Jones, Page, Plant 4:20
5. "Hats Off to (Roy) Harper"   trad., arr. Charles Obscure 3:41

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