Pop & Rock (Led Zeppelin) Movies on DVD
Led Zeppelin's heavy riffs defined the rock sound of the '70s, and, therefore, influenced just about every band that followed. What some folks may not realize is that Led Zeppelin owes a great debt to the blues, and this program offers an in-depth exploration of the music that inspired them. The sounds of Charlie Patton, Howlin' Wolf, Bukka White, and even Elvis Presley provide insight into the band's influences, with commentary from various scholars included. 93 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English.
The driving forces behind rock kings Led Zeppelin reunite for this MTV special that's highlighted by some knockout unplugged selections. Among the mix of old songs and new tunes are "Thank You," "Gallows Pole," "Kashmir," "Wah Wah," "Wonderful One" and more. And guess what? There's no "Stairway to Heaven." 93 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English; bonus songs; interview; more.
The name may be "lead," but this deluxe two-disc set tracing the legendary rock combo's history is as good as gold. Robert Plant, Jimmy Page, John Paul Jones and John Bonham "Bring It on Home" in rare concert footage, performing such Led Zep faves as "Dazed and Confused," "Whole Lotta Love," "Black Dog," "Stairway to Heaven," and much more. 5 1/4 hrs. Standard; Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5.1, DTS 5.1, PCM stereo; interviews; TV appearances; "bootleg" concert footage; more. Two-disc set.
A mere three years after being labeled the "best band in the world" in 1971, Led Zeppelin refused to settle for the complacency some had thought they reached with "Houses of the Holy" by launching the recording sessions for their next ambitious album. This documentary chronicles the buildup to the 1975 release of "Physical Graffiti" using remarkable footage of the band in action. 138 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English PCM stereo.
The year after renowned Atlantic Records founder Ahmet Ertegun passed away, the surviving members of Led Zeppelin reunited at London's 02 Arena to appear in this electrifying benefit concert to commemorate their friendship. Produced by Jimmy Page, this filming of the entire program (also given a brief theatrical exhibition) includes explosive renditions of "Ramble On," "Since I've Been Loving You," "Stairway to Heaven," "Whole Lotta Love," and much more. 124 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: English DTS stereo, Dolby Digital stereo; bonus audio CDs.
The rock history-writing odyssey of Plant, Page, Jones, and Bonham is compellingly recounted by this unauthorized documentary portrait. Zep's history and indelible legacy are celebrated here with an abundance of rare performance footage. 75 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo.
Trace the early careers of Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, John Bonham, and John Paul Jones before they joined forces in 1968 to become the rock behemoth known as Led Zeppelin. Combining incredible musical performances with revealing interviews and rare photos, this engaging documentary chronicles the music scene of the '60s as well as the band members' initial successes with The Yardbirds and Band of Joy. 70 min. Soundtrack: English; biographies; bonus footage.
They were one of the greatest and most meaningful acts in the history of rock 'n' roll, and now this release sheds light on the overlooked story behind Led Zeppelin. Using performance footage from the band's early days, rare interviews, and previously unpublished photos, the documentary reveals what Robert Plant, Jimmy Page, John Paul Jones, and John Bonham were like before they made it big. Interviews with friends and colleagues are included. 70 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English.
Take the stairway to rock biography heaven with this fascinating retrospective on Led Zeppelin and their enduring contributions to rock history. Tommy Vance presents a detailed look at each and every Led Zeppelin album in a program that also includes rare concert footage and the sounds of live radio broadcasts. 77 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English.
"The Song Remains the Same"--Led Zeppelin is still one of the most awe-inspiring bands in the history of rock! But how much do you really know about the band? Get a backstage pass with this remarkable program, which features rare archival footage and interviews that provide riveting portraits of Robert Plant, Jimmy Page, John Paul Jones, and John Bonham like you've never seen them before. Includes a 72-page book. 52 min. Standard; Soundtracks: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Swedish.
Is it possible that Led Zeppelin still exerts a powerful influence over the rock scene...not just since its formation in 1968, but since its disbanding in 1980 after the death of drummer John Bonham? This tribute documentary revisits the legendary path Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, John Paul Jones, and Bonham cut through the world of pop culture with music still revered and studied by aspiring rock stars today. 60 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English.
The origins and legacy of hard rock's seminal band get an exhaustive overview in this collector's edition that offers a track-by-track analysis of every studio recording rendered by Page, Plant, Jones, and Bonham. 4 hrs. on four discs. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English; hardcover book.
Blending live footage and mind-boggling imagery, this spectacular film captures Led Zeppelin's incendiary 1973 concert at Madison Square Garden and features Robert Plant, Jimmy Page, John Bonham, and John Paul Jones living out some wild fantasies. Songs include "Whole Lotta Love," "Black Dog," "Dazed and Confused," "Stairway to Heaven," and many more. 138 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: English DTS 5.1, Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital Surround stereo; Subtitles: English (SDH), French, Spanish; bonus footage; interviews; more. Two-disc set.