- (United Kingdom - Import, NTSC Format)
- Format: DVD
- Release Date: 9/20/2011
There are no harsher critics of Led Zeppelin's work than the group themselves. This unique book and film review draws on rare documentary footage of Led Zeppelin in performance and on tour in Australia during 1972 alongside the candid reflections of Robert Plant, Jimmy Page, John Paul Jones and John Bonham from television and radio archives around the world. We also hear the first hand accounts of insiders from the Zeppelin camp including the band's publicist BP Fallon and bodyguard Michael Francis, who help strip away the layers of sensationalism and half truths to produce the ultimate critical review of Led Zeppelin, drawn extensively from the band's own views expressed to the media including journalist Steven Rosen, who accompanied Led Zeppelin aboard the famous Starship airliner during the 1977 US Tour. The book features extensive reflections by Rosen on life inside the Zeppelin touring machine and features the complete transcripts of his 1977 interviews with Jimmy Page, Robert Plant and John Paul Jones. This totally independent film and book review was made with complete editorial freedom. The recollections expressed have not been censored or reviewed by the interviewees making this the ultimate hard hitting independent review on film and in print of the career of Led Zeppelin from the inside in the words of those who really matter; the musicians themselves. Also featured is rare documentary footage of Led Zeppelin on the road during 1972 when the band were arguably at their absolute peak promoting the legendary fourth album. The DVD: Led Zeppelin in their own words reflecting on the halcyon days from 1968-1972. 72 page book: Steven Rosen's first hand account of life on the road during Led Zeppelin's US tour in 1977 plus the transcripts of Rosen's interviews with Page, Plant and Jones.