On March 28, 1973.

Led_Zeppelin_-_Houses_of_the_Holy

On March 28, 1973,“Atlantic’ label released “Houses of the Holy”, the fifth Led Zeppelin studio album. It was recorded December 1971 – August 1972, at “Island Studios”, “Olympic Studios” in London, “The Rolling Stones Mobile”, “Stargroves Estate” in Hampshire, and was produced by Jimmy Page. This was band’s first album composed of entirely original material. In 1999, “Houses of the Holy” was certified 11 x Platinum in US by the “RIAA”. In 2012, “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked the album at number 148 on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of all Time”. In 2007, “Rock and Roll Hall of Fame” inducted “Houses of the Holy” in “The Definitive 200: Top 200 Albums of All-Time”.

Personnel:

  • John Bonham– drums, backing vocals
  • John Paul Jones– bass guitar, keyboards, synthesiser bass, backing vocals
  • Jimmy Page– acoustic, electric and pedal steel guitars, theremin
  • Robert Plant– lead vocals
  • Keith Harwood– mixing
  • Hipgnosis– sleeve design
  • Andy Johns– engineering, mixing
  • Eddie Kramer– engineering, mixing
  • Bob Ludwig– mastering engineering
  • Aubrey Powell– cover photography

Track listing:

  1. The Song remains the Same – Jimmy Page, Robert Plant
  2. The Rain Song – Jimmy Page, Robert Plant
  3. Over the Hills and Far Away – Jimmy Page, Robert Plant
  4. The Crunge – John Bonham, John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page, Robert Plant
  5. Dancing Days – Jimmy Page, Robert Plant
  6. D’yer Maker – John Bonham, John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page, Robert Plant
  7. No Quarter – John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page, Robert Plant
  8. The Ocean – John Bonham, John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page, Robert Plant

 

 

 

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