Led Zeppelin accrued some of the biggest congregation of fans we’ve ever seen during their peak periods in the 70’s. It can sometimes allude those of us who didn’t experience the band first hand just how incredible and scene-changing they truly were. So, bask in the glow of one of the band’s first ever TV performances.
The below video, taken from March 17th, 1969 as the band was on TV as part of their UK-Scandanavia tour, shows their incredible power and poise. Filmed in the TV-Byen studios in Gladsaxe, Denmark this is Zep at the beginning of their dominance.
At this time the band were only starting their life on the road properly, just a year after their inception with their debut self-titled album only 3 months old in the US, it sees the band fresh and furious.
The band, comprised of (obviously) Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, John Paul Jones and John Bonham, played four tracks from that new album.
You can hear all of those four tracks below: ‘Communication Breakdown’, ‘Dazed and Confused’, ‘Babe I’m Gonna Leave You’ and ‘How Many More Times’.
But for now, we’ll be quiet, just watch one of the greatest bands in the world ever, doing their thing at the very start.