Led Zeppelin II

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Led Zeppelin II
Studio album by
Released22 October 1969
RecordedJanuary – August 1969
GenreHard rock, blues rock, heavy metal
ProducerJimmy Page
Led Zeppelin chronology
Led Zeppelin
Led Zeppelin II
Led Zeppelin III

Led Zeppelin II is the second album by the English rock band Led Zeppelin. It was released on October 22, 1969, it was recorded in 1969 in many different studios. The album sounds a lot like the first album with a few hard rock songs and blues covers, but they also did some new things with the love song "Thank You" and the drum solo "Moby Dick". The most famous song from the album is "Whole Lotta Love", the riff is one of the most well known in the rock genre. Guitarist and producer Jimmy Page worked with engineer Eddie Kramer to create many unusual sounds, for example, on "Whole Lotta Love", they used a technique known as backward echoing.

Song listing[change | change source]

Side one
No. TitleWriter(s) Length
1. "Whole Lotta Love"  Bonham, Dixon, Jones, Page, Plant 5:34
2. "What Is and What Should Never Be"  Page, Plant 4:47
3. "The Lemon Song"  Bonham, Burnett, Jones, Page, Plant 6:20
4. "Thank You"  Page, Plant 4:47
Side two
No. TitleWriter(s) Length
1. "Heartbreaker"  Bonham, Jones, Page, Plant 4:15
2. "Living Loving Maid (She's Just a Woman)"  Page, Plant 2:40
3. "Ramble On"  Page, Plant 4:35
4. "Moby Dick"  Bonham, Jones, Page 4:25
5. "Bring It On Home"  Page, Plant, Dixon 4:19

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Other websites[change | change source]

Official website Archived 2019-09-30 at the Wayback Machine