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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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John Paul Jones ...
Himself (Bass guitar and keyboards) (as Led Zeppelin)
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Himself - Guitars (as Led Zeppelin)
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Himself (Vocals and harmonica) (as Led Zeppelin)
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Himself (Drums, percussion and backing vocals) (as Led Zeppelin)
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On 12 December 2007 legendary rock band Led Zeppelin reformed to perform a tribute concert for Atlantic Records founder Ahmed Ertegun. This is that concert. The concert, performed at London's O2 Arena, included their most well-known songs. Set list: Good Times, Bad Times; Ramble On; Black Dog; In My Time of Dying; For Your Life; Trampled Under Foot; Nobody's Fault But Mine; No Quarter; Since I've Been Loving You; Dazed and Confused; Stairway to Heaven; The Song Remains the Same; Misty Mountain Hop; Kashmir; Whole Lotta Love; Rock and Roll. Written by grantss

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The one and only concert, which features the non-original lineup of Led Zeppelin (Jason Bonham replaced his late fater behind the drums). See more »

Quotes

["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

Black Dog
Written by John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page and Robert Plant
Performed by Led Zeppelin
Published by Superhype Music Inc.
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Sonically staggering.
16 October 2012 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Just returned from seeing Led Zepplin's celebration day at Hammersmith Odeon. The film is simply phenomenal, the sound out of this world. Thank you to all involved for blowing the mind of a man who thought he'd seen and heard it all. Thank you to Robert Plant, Jimmy Page and John Paul Jones for showing up to introduce the film. Will definitely be going again and again to see this one. Visually the camera work and editing leaves nothing to be desired although I wouldn't have used those square CGI's; they were an unnecessary distraction. The film is emotionally charged right out the gate and caused my eyes to well up through the first two songs. Throughout the film I sat with my hands together as if in prayer, my body occasionally moving in time.

The sound mix is near perfect, I wouldn't change a thing although there was one song I would revisit where the guitar was noticeably lowered to accommodate Robert, this could be more subtle. (I'd have to see it again to be sure though) Actually the mix is perfect. It is brilliantly thought through with incredible attention paid to the emotional value of Led Zeppelin. My hat is off to all involved, you should all be tremendously proud of creating a master piece which will, for all time, set in celluloid the legend of Led Zeppelin.


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