From There are many Led Zeppelin biographies out there, some good and some downright awful, but this one by Keith Shadwick. Keith Shadwick. · Rating details · 77 ratings · 10 reviews. (Book). Led Zeppelin may have disbanded in , but their legacy lives on. Jimmy Page, Robert. Keith Shadwick has 15 books on Goodreads with ratings. Keith Shadwick’s most popular book is Led Zeppelin: The Story of a Band and Their Music,
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Covers just about everything of importance, along with some great photographs! Joel rated it really liked it Feb 27, Clearly they were all about Page and Plant but, as proven by Bonham’s death inthe band could only ever operate with all four and ceased to do so after that unfortunate accident And for my easily distracted mind, a good ratio of words: While he usually analyzes the songs from a useful technical standpoint, other reviewers are justified in questioning whether Shadwick is really an impartial biographer or if he is just a frustrated jazzbo trying to show off his technical knowledge.
Wasn’t That a Time: His book is a worthy one in my collection. Trivia About Led Zeppelin: Even fans who have read most of the other biographies will pick up many new details here.
Daniel Scharpenburg rated it liked it Sep 23, Already have an account? Tay rated it it was amazing Mar 09, This meticulous book turns away from Zeppelin’s well-chronicled antics on the road to explore what made them the biggest rock band of their day and an enduring influence on generations of musicians.
Tom Plat rated it really liked it Dec 25, A good history of the band’s recording and touring activity, without sensationalism plenty of other books out there for that. You are commenting using your Facebook account.
Books by Keith Shadwick
Learned a few things and solidified my knowledge of the Zep timeline. Sad to hear of this.
Obviously the average fan is not going to agree with everything he has to say about snadwick band – and some of his writing conflicts with other traditionally-held notions, or skips over them entirely – but it is intelligently written.
I posted in random last week that Zeppelin author Keith Shadwick had died – thought this link may be of interest and wanted to draw attention to the mesothelioma charity. Posted October 3, Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.
Led Zeppelin: The Story of a Band and Their Music 1968-1980
Nicholas Green rated it really liked it Jan 11, A comprehensive biography of the band. This read served its purpose, giving me a grounded understanding of who Led Zeppelin were.
Sign in Already have an account? Clearly they were all about Page and Plant but, as proven by Bonham’s death inthe band could only ever operate with all four and ceased t This read served its purpose, giving me a grounded understanding of who Led Zeppelin were.
Books by Keith Shadwick (Author of Led Zeppelin)
Shdwick was very saddened to learn of his death. Hard to believe his book came out just a couple of years ago. Keith Shadwick wrote the best book on Led Zeppelin that I have read.
Posted August 16, Chris rated it liked it Feb 24, A great excuse to listen to their back catalogue in sequence and appreciate the story behind the music. Thanks for the post Knebby. There are many Led Zeppelin biographies out there, some good and some downright awful, but this one by Keith Shadwick is easily the most heavily researched and journalistic. Shadwick’s book is insightful and offers a great deal of eloquence as he talks about Zeppelin in the Keith Shadwick wrote the best book on Led Zeppelin that I have read.
After the original Ritchie Yorke book a sentimental favorite for meI have to say that Shadwick’s book about Zep is my favorite. He and I agree on Darlene though Pete Townshend Who I Am: I heartily recommend Keith Shadwick’s book.
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