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This addendum is a continuation of the article Led Zeppelin.

Additional miscellaneous information on Led Zeppelin.

Personnel

The line-up of Led Zeppelin remained stable throughout the 1968-1980 period. In addition, a number of key personnel comprised the work behind the band's success:

Manager

  • Peter Grant - also invariably referred to as 'the fifth member' due to importance he had in directing the group's affairs.

Tour manager

  • Richard Cole - an experienced tour manager, especially in the United States, from his previous work with the Yardbirds although he was eventually sacked before the Knebworth Festival in 1979 due to his heroin addiction and erratic behaviour.
  • Phil Carlo - Bad Company's road manager who eventually replaced Richard Cole.

Road crew

  • Clive Coulson - stage.
  • Kenny Pickett - stage.
  • Henry Smith - stage.
  • Sandy McGregor - stage.
  • Joe Jammer - guitars.
  • Raymond Thomas - guitars.
  • Tim Marten - guitars (1980).
  • Brian Condliffe - bass and keyboards.
  • Andy Ledbetter - bass and keyboards (1980).
  • Mick Hinton - drums and percussion.
  • Benji Lefevre - vocal technician.
  • Ian Knight - lighting.

For their US tours in 1972-75, and then every concert from their 1975 tour onwards Led Zeppelin employed Dallas-based light and sound company Showco:

  • Donny Kretzchmar - Showco monitoring mixer.
  • Rusty Brutche - Showco sound engineer.
  • Kirby Wyatt - Showco lighting engineer.
  • Allen Branton - Showco engineer.
  • Joe Crowley - Showco engineer.

Administrative

  • Bill Harry - publicist (1969-70).
  • B. P. Fallon - publicist (1973-74).
  • Danny Goldberg - US publicist (1973-75).
  • Shelley Kaye - US Office Manager for Led Zeppelin, Flames of Albion Music, and Swan Song Records (1968-82).
  • Rick Hobbs - Jimmy Page's personal assistant.
  • Rex King - John Bonham's personal assistant.
  • Brian Gallivan - US tour assistant (1977)
  • Dave Northover - US tour assistant (1977)
  • Dennis Sheehan - US tour assistant (1977)
  • Dave Moulder - Europe tour assistant (1980)

Legal

  • Steve Weiss - New York attorney.
  • Joan Hudson Associates - London representative.

Bootlegs

Audio

Date Title Notes
30 December 1968 Gonzaga '68
30 December 1968 Yardbirds Fame Tarantura TCD-69
9 January 1969 Twinight
9 January 1969 Who's Country Joe HEN 107
10 January 1969 For Your Love
11 January 1969 Psycho Au Go Go
12 January 1969 California 1969
23 January 1969 Whiskey & Tea Party
26 January 1969 Tight but Loose
31 January 1969 Grande Ball
1 February 1969 The Legendary Fillmore Tapes Vol. 1
2 February 1969 Absolutely Gems
14 February 1969 Thee Image Club
14 March 1969 Missing Links
15 March 1969 Short Cuts
15 March 1969 Denmark '69
17 March 1969 Danish TV
24 April 1969 Crackerjack Blues
24 April 1969 The Dancing Avocado Godfatherecords GR 330
26 April 1969 Lead Set
27 April 1969 Simplistic Atmosphere
27 April 1969 Blue Flame Bumble Bee BB-0702009-10
25 May 1969 Anybody Got a Les Paul?
27 May 1969 Complete Boston Tea Party
30 May 1969 The Legendary Fillmore Tapes Vol. 2
13 June 1969 A Secret History
20 June 1969 Blighty
27 June 1969 Four Symbols (aka Zoso) Accord BLN 6869
6 July 1969 Jazz
20 July 1969 Cleveland 1969
21 July 1969 Complete Central Park 1969
25 July 1969 Stroll On!
8 August 1969 Summer of '69
18 August 1969 Complete Rockpile Show
31 August 1969 Texas International Pop Festival
10 October 1969 Paris Olympia 1969 Wendy WECD-104
10 October 1969 L'Olympia Godfatherecords GR 248
30 October 1969 When a Glass was Thrown Tarantura TCD-75-1,2
6 November 1969 Winterland Party Wendy WECD-23/24
1969 Classics off the Air, vol. 1
11 March 1970 White Summer MARC LZ-76053
21 March 1970 Mudslide
17 August 1970 Live in Hampton 1970 TOLDZ Vol 046
21 August 1970 Tulsa Symphony: Ode to Joy Wendy WECD-80/81
4 September 1970 Live on Blueberry Hill
6 September 1970 The Box of Tricks Tarantura TCD-68
31 August 1971 You Really Got Me Akashi Records AKA-33
9 September 1971 Hampton From Your Palm Wendy WECD-96/97
14 September 1971 Going to California Trade Mark of Quality 9141971
29 September 1971 Fatally Wanderer Wendy WECD-71/72/73
1969-1971 Hiawatha Express ZAP 7980
1971 Classics off the Air, vol. 2
20 February 1972 Acoustically The Diagrams of Led Zeppelin TDOLZ 479701-02
25 June 1972 Burn Like a Candle
2 October 1972 Tokyo 10/2/72 Amazing Stork Records 7484
1970 - 1972 Studio Demo's 1970-1972 LZ 1105
15 January 1973 A Stroke in Stoke LZ Label
5 May 1973 Quantient
31 May 1973 Bonzo's Birthday Party
2 June 1973 Persistence
3 June 1973 Three Days After
17 July 1973 Live in Seattle
28 July 1973 Complete Madison Square Garden Wendy WECD-18/19/20
19 March 1975 Snow Jobs
24 May 1975 Rock and Roll
25 April 1977 The Oxygen Destroyer Tarantura TCD-66-1,2,3
27 April 1977 Destroyer
28 April 1977 The Destroyer Smilin' Ears Records SE 77-300
22 May 1977 Complete Tarrant Concert Wendy WECD-15/16/17
21 June 1977 Listen to This Eddie
23 June 1977 For Badgeholders Only
23 June 1977 Live at the L.A. Forum 6/77 LZ 1234
25 June 1977 Saturday Night's Alright Wendy WECD-12/13/14

Box set

Date Title Notes
1995 Cabala 8 CDs, 1 VHS
2007 Super Sessions Ultimate 12 CDs

Tribute bands