From There are many Led Zeppelin biographies out there, some good and some downright awful, but this one by Keith Shadwick. Keith Shadwick. · Rating details · 77 ratings · 10 reviews. (Book). Led Zeppelin may have disbanded in , but their legacy lives on. Jimmy Page, Robert. Keith Shadwick has 15 books on Goodreads with ratings. Keith Shadwick’s most popular book is Led Zeppelin: The Story of a Band and Their Music,
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Hal Leonard Corporation- Music – pages. Aside from his books on Hendrix and Led Zeppelin, he wrote many books on jazz, and some on classical music too.
Led Zeppelin: The Story of a Band and Their Music, 1968-1980
I have so enjoyed many of his books and writings. Want to Read saving…. I had bought my husband Shadwick’s book about Hendrix, as a gift, and he said that, too, is excellent. Marisabel Bonet-Cruz rated it really liked it Jul 12, Led Zeppelin Concert Memories: Keigh 31, Mary Ellen rated it really liked it.
I didn’t realise so much about his musical background. Notify me of new comments ekith email. Yes his Hendrix book was very good actually.
Back in he was playing sax, bebop and avant-garde jazz music, but when he heard Jimi Hendrix that year he keitn a fan, and later wrote a fabulous book about him. Attila rated it it was amazing Aug 30, Nick Schwartz rated it it was amazing Dec 08, He and I agree on Darlene though Not for anyone who thinks the story begins and ends with “Stairway to Heaven,” Zepplin lavishly illustrated tome spells it out step by step, song by song, tour by tour, until there’s no more tale left to tell.
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Ade RIO rated it it was amazing Nov 04, Terry rated it really liked it Aug 27, Joel rated it really liked it Feb 27, Paperbackpages. Edited October 2, by Otto Masson.
Shadwick largely avoids the sordid tales of touring exploits and personal lives that populate many inferior Zep biographies, and focuses on the musical and business sides of the band. Posted August 11, Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Covers just about everything of importance, along with some great photographs!
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Julio rated it it was amazing Sep 05, Register a new account. He begins with Zeppelin’s origins in the wake of the Yardbirds’ split and microscopically parses every last bit of recorded material and utterance to Melody Maker until Shafwick untimely demise, after which, he writes, “It is the story of a band, shaxwick four individuals, and it ends here.
Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. His book is a worthy one in my collection. Ray rated it really liked it Feb 19, What was the title of the book he wrote about Led Zeppelin?
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Share this post Link to post Share on other sites. Jen rated it really liked it Jul 16, But despite its great insight and attention to detail, this book suffers from some important structural weaknesses.
It’s a tale for the ages, to be sure, and this hefty volume beckons you to open the cover and ramble on. And for my easily distracted mind, a good ratio of words: A comprehensive biography of the band. Posted August 14, There are some ‘extracurricular’ activities mentioned in the book, but that is definitely not the main focus of his work.
With many rare and seldom-seen photographs, this is the definitive vindication of Led Zeppelin’s place at the pinnacle of 20th century musical achievement. Jul 15, Wyatt rated it it was amazing Shelves: Support the free press, so we can support Austin.
Want to Read Currently Reading Read. There are many Led Zeppelin biographies out there, some good and some downright awful, but this one by Keith Shadwick is easily the most heavily researched and journalistic. Hard to believe his book came out just a couple of years ago.