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Led Zeppelin IV Turns Forty!

On This Date in 1971: Led Zeppelin released their fourth album, Led Zeppelin IV which contatined the massive hit, “Stairway to Heaven.”  The album would reach number two on the Billboard 200 album chart and sell 23 milion copies in the U.S. alone, making it the third biggest selling album in U.S. history.

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Remembering Sandy Denny


1947 – 1978

On This Date in 1978: Sandy Denny (born Alexandra Elene Maclean Denny) of the British folk rock band Fairport Convention died of a cerebral hemorrhage, one month after falling down a flight of stairs at a friend’s house. She was 31 years old.  Denny has the distinction of being the only guest singer, ever, on a Led Zeppelin album, having contributed co-vocals with Robert Plant on Led Zeppelin IV’s “Battle of Evermore.”