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Led Zeppelin: The Song Remains the Same (1976)
"The Song Remains the Same" (original title)

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A Led Zeppelin concert filmed in Madison Square Garden, New York.

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Cast

Credited cast:
John Bonham ...
Himself - Drummer (as Led Zeppelin)
John Paul Jones ...
Himself - Bassist & Keyboardist (as Led Zeppelin)
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Himself - Guitarist
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Himself - Lead Singer (as Led Zeppelin)
Peter Grant ...
Himself - Band Manager
Richard Cole ...
Himself
Derek Skilton ...
Himself
Colin Rigdon ...
Himself
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Storyline

The members of Led Zeppelin are called back from vacation by manager Peter Grant to play Madison Square Garden. The film is enhanced by each of the band member's personal fantasies (hallucinations?), such as the opening scene (which is awfully confusing the first time around) in which Peter Grant, dressed in a 1930s black gangster suit drives a 1930s black Ford to a house and blasts everyone with a machine gun. Written by Michael Silva <silvamd@cleo.bc.edu>

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In Concert And Beyond

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Release Date:

20 October 1976 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

La canción es la misma  »

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(magnetic prints)| (with Dolby noise reduction)|

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(Eastmancolor)|

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The concert footage was actually from the 1973 tour, but wasn't released until three years later. See more »

Goofs

Near the end of "Dazed and Confused", during the camera-spin, Jimmy Page can be heard soloing wildly in high-note arpeggios for which his fingers should be closer-to-the-body (his AND the guitar) but the footage shows clearly his left hand up closer to the headstock in chord-strumming positions. During the same song there are obvious footage inserts where he is not as sweaty as he appears in clips preceding, following, & throughout the rest of the song. See more »

Quotes

Himself - Lead Singer: [prior to singing "Stairway to Heaven"] I think this is a song of hope.
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Crazy Credits

"Stairway to Heaven" is played in its entirely, resulting in several minutes of blackness after the credits have finished rolling as the music continues See more »

Connections

Referenced in Almost Famous (2000) See more »

Soundtracks

Stairway To Heaven
Written by Jimmy Page and Robert Plant
Performed by Led Zeppelin
Music Published by Superhype Music, Inc.
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Nobody Goes Down Heavier Than Zep!
6 August 2003 | by (Toronto, Canada) – See all my reviews

Basically this movie goes two ways:

1. You don't care about Led Zeppelin and you dislike the film.

2. You're a zeppeleptic fan and you love it. Its so good. The new DVD's are better; but this was all we had for a while and I still cherish it.


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