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Led Zeppelin: Celebration Day (2012)

Not Rated | | Documentary, Music | 17 October 2012 (UK)
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A concert documentary of Led Zeppelin's December 10, 2007 tribute performance for Atlantic Records founder Ahmet Ertegun.

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Himself (Vocals and harmonica) (as Led Zeppelin)
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A concert documentary of Led Zeppelin's December 10, 2007 tribute performance for Atlantic Records founder Ahmet Ertegun.

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Live from London 2007

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Opening montage features a news broadcast on the evening of 5th May 1973, on Pulse, "Big 13" WTVT, Tampa-St. Petersburg, Florida, anchored by Scott Shuster with reporter John Jones at Tampa Stadium. Led Zeppelin had just broken the Beatles 1965 record for a single concert attendance, with an audience of 56,800. Led Zeppelin would later exceed that record with 76,229 attending at the indoor Pontiac Silverdome in Michigan, on 30th April 1977. See more »

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["Stairway to Heaven" has just finished]
Robert Plant: Hey Ahmet. We did it!
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Connections

Featured in BBC World News: Episode dated 19 February 2015 (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

Since I've Been Loving You
Written by John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page and Robert Plant
Performed by Led Zeppelin
Published by Superhype Music Inc.
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Surprisingly good concert film of elderly rockers
17 April 2013 | by (Chicago, IL) – See all my reviews

Well past their prime and minus their iconic drummer, I didn't expect LZ to sound nearly as good as they did here. They play a great song set and perform them extremely well.

One nitpick -- I didn't like the way the director sometimes fast froze the camera for short spurts; ditto for the color filtering. I'm guessing that the aim was to emulate a concert snap shot, but that just looked fuzzy to me. It isn't done often enough to be annoying though. Other than that, the camera work is pretty solid. The film works best when it sticks to alternating between in focus closeups with crowd perspective shots of the entire stage, including the back screen video. Well worth a look and a must for Zeppelin fans.


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