Arguably as influential as The Beatles, British compatriots Led Zeppelin have sold 300 million albums worldwide with landmark recording ‘Stairway To Heaven’ considered by many as one of the greatest singles of all time. Established in 1968, rising from the ashes of The New Yardbirds, vocalist Robert Plant, guitarist Jimmy Page, bassist and keyboardist John Paul Jones and drummer John Bonham joined forces to develop a heavy, guitar-driven blues rock infusion, sounding the dawn of a new era in heavy metal and hard rock.
Led Zeppelin: Up Close and Personal features rare documentary footage of the band on tour in Australia during 1972 and incorporates archival material from television and radio to tell the story of one of Rock’s most respected outfits. Including insights from the band’s publicist BP Fallon and bodyguard Michael Francis, Up Close and Personal delivers the details behind Led Zeppelin’s rumoured on-tour antics and sensational reputation. Featuring detailed excerpts from journalist Steven Rosen‘s exclusive interview with the band aboard their famous Starship airliner during the 1977 US Tour, this independent program is a captivating analysis of a world-class act.