Forty-three years ago today, Led Zeppelin released their fourth album. The cover art was purchased by Robert Plant in a Reading, Berkshire antique shop. It would prove to be one of the best-selling albums in rock and roll history.
Here’s a live acoustic version of one of the less heralded songs:
While I am not a Zeppelin fanatic by any means, my life was not the same after I first heard this album at the age of about seven. I had not heard a sound like that before, and I can’t say I’ve ever heard anything quite like it since.