The ZepTest™ Vol. 1 – Name That Tune

by Peter Wendel
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ZepTestHindenburgIt’s about time we got the Led out! So get ready to rattle the windows ’cause here we go.

The maiden voyage of the ZepTest™ jumps into the high-flying songbook of the biggest, baddest hard-rock band of the 1970s.

Led Zeppelin – the London-based quartet formed in 1968 – boasts two of the greatest musicians of all time in guitarist Jimmy Page and drummer John Bonham (and two of rock’s most underrated musicians in Robert Plant and John Paul Jones).

The band soared to mind-boggling heights, including eight consecutive #1 albums in the United Kingdom and selling upwards of 250 million albums worldwide – 111.5 million of those were sold in America. (To provide some context, The Rolling Stones have sold 66.5 million albums in the United States, and Bob Dylan has sold 36 million – less than one-third of Zep’s total.)

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The ZepTest™ Vol. 1 – Name That Tune

The maiden voyage of the ZepTest™ jumps into the high-flying songbook of the biggest, baddest hard-rock band of the 1970s.

To pass, you’ll need to be intimately familiar with Zeppelin’s “Golden Era” – spanning the band’s 1969 self-titled debut through 1975’s double-album, Physical Graffiti.

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Peter Wendel is a journalist and PR consultant. He's attended hundreds of concerts and festivals, including the Peach, Mountain Jam, the All Good and Lockn'. He's ridden legendary Grateful Dead runs from Ventura County Fairgrounds to Irvine Meadows (CA) from the Nassau Coliseum (NY) to the Boston Garden (MA). Peter is a former U.S. Marine who – after running into trouble with every last one of his commanding officers – received an honorable discharge and a direct order never to return. Born in California and raised in New Jersey, Peter lived in Boston and Joshua Tree (CA) before settling in the nation's capital. Find him on tour at PWendel@SongMango.com.

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