Led Zeppelin has survived many generations without losing its stand. Led Zeppelin is a famous name in the years of many rock lovers. It was composed of the best instrumentalists their guitar-driven sound earning them much of their popularity. Keep reading to learn more about Led Zeppelin’s 2018 net worth, early life and career.
Led Zeppelin Early life
Led Zeppelin is a famous British Band formed in the 1968. It was set up by Jimmy Page who was the Yardbirds guitarist. They had originally agreed to be identified as ‘The New Yardbirds’ until Keith Moon (The Who’s drummer) who suggested they go down as “Lead Zeppelin”. The Led Band is made up of Robert Plant, John Bonham, Jimmy Page and John Paul Jones who joined them after Chris Dreja opted out.
All the four are seen as rock classics, fork and eastern classics and mixing blues. These made them increasingly huge mainly in the UK and the US. Peter Grant was their manager who did all he could to ensure they maintained an insistent pro-album stance.
Led Zeppelin Career, Awards & Achievement
Led Zeppelin was the biggest band around the globe as well as the world’s premier live draw between 1971 and 1975. The band was able to record nine albums between 1968 and 1979 which made them one of the most famous bands of all time. Their third album titled ‘Led Zeppelin II’ was influenced by Celtic music and folk and it is offered more originality with acoustic/electric sound-work.
The quartet was born towards the end of Hippie love era. They were conceived in a group marriage of rock and roll, blues, rockabilly, soul, and folk ballad, classical, jazz and Eastern music. They recorded and mixed their debut album ‘Led Zeppelin’, in October 1968 in just about 36 hours. All the four members contributed to their compositions; hence they became a great example of group creativity.
Awards and achievements
Led Zeppelin gained their popularity after the release of their fourth album which was titled ‘Stairway to Heaven’. They were reputed as the largest band in the world. Stairway to Heaven became most loved and highly played radio hit. Several other songs of the Led Band became rock classics and many new musicians picked several lines from his songs in composing their songs.
Before they released their first album, the band made several live appearances in London and in the University of Surrey in October 1968. In December 1968, they went on their first tour to America. They made several concert tours to the US and the UK. In 2014, the band’s album Led Zeppelin, Led Zeppelin II and III, won Favorite Reissues. In 2016, their album The Complete BBC Sessions won the Favorite Reissues and Compilations awards.
Net worth of Led Zeppelin
The net worth of Led Zeppelin is $300+ million. Their highest selling album was ‘Stairway to Heaven’. They were also able to release eight previously unreleased recordings early this year. Among them is a long-lost radio session attributing the tracks like; “Sunshine Woman”, “You Shook Me”, and lastly “I can’t quit you Baby”.
After the death of John Bonham, Led Zeppelin broke up. However, the group reunited strongly once again in 2007. Their comeback was warmly embraced by their fans who believed it was a new beginning for the band. The Band has promised to reach to their fans’ expectations and have already given their best.