This is a fascinating and detailed look at the creation of the fourth biggest rock album of all time compiled by Robert Godwin author of "The Illustrated Collectors Guide to Led Zeppelin" and "Led Zeppelin: The Press Reports". Crammed into these pages is everything a Led Zeppelin fan would want to know about the conception of this masterpiece album, told by the musicians and engineers who produced it. Learn the details of how "Stairway to Heaven" was created through interviews with Jimmy Page and Robert Plant, and how it came to be the most famous song in radio history. Discover many unique new facts including the secrets of the mysterious symbols and cover artwork -- a song by song analysis tracing the composing and performance history of each track -- concert dates -- press reviews -- rare and promotional versions of the album -- and see the legendary stairway with the unique acoustics that was responsible for the albums incomparable sound. Now updated to include information about the recent Led Zeppelin reunion in London, England.
Robert Godwin is the owner and founder of Apogee Space Books. He is also the Space Curator at the Canadian Air & Space Museum. He has written or edited over 100 books including the award winning series "The NASA Mission Reports". Robert has appeared on dozens of radio and television programs in Canada, the USA and England as an expert on, not only music, but also space exploration. His books have been discussed on CNN, the CBC, the BBC and CBS 60 Minutes. He produced the first ever virtual reality panoramas of the Apollo lunar surface photography and the first multi-camera angle movie of the Apollo 11 moonwalk. His last book "New Horizons" expanded on that previous ground-breaking work.