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Led Zeppelin III (1970)

Led Zeppelin
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Hard rock, Heavy metal, Folk rock, Blues-rock

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Led Zeppelin III is the third studio album by the English rock band Led Zeppelin. It was recorded between January and July 1970 and released on 5 October 1970 by Atlantic Records. Composed largely at a remote cottage in Wales known as Bron-Yr-Aur, this work represented a maturing of the band's music towards a greater emphasis on folk and acoustic sounds. This surprised many fans and critics, and upon its release the album received rather indifferent reviews.
Although it is not one of the highest sellers in Zeppelin's catalogue, Led Zeppelin III is now generally praised, and acknowledged as representing an important milestone in the band's history. Although acoustic songs are featured on Led Zeppelin III's predecessors, it is this album which is widely acknowledged for showing that Led Zeppelin was more than just a conventional rock band and that they could branch out into wider musical territory.
Many of the songs featured on the album were conceived in mid-1970 at Bron-Yr-Aur, an 18th century cottage in Gwynedd, Wales, on a hilltop overlooking the Dyfi Valley, three miles north of the market town Machynlleth. There, Jimmy Page and Robert Plant spent some time after an exhausting

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Tracks

2:27 Immigrant Song
4:05 Out on the Tiles
4:51 Gallows Pole
5:36 That's the Way
4:18 Bron-Yr-Aur Stomp
3:43 Hats Off to (Roy) Harper
3:11 Tangerine
7:24 Since I've Been Loving You
3:25 Celebration Day
3:52 Friends
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