LED ZEPPELIN Scored Their First US Hit Single With ‘A WHOLE LOTTA LOVE’ 50 Years Ago Today…

Knockouts from the past

6 December 2019

The classic LED ZEPPELIN track ‘WHOLE LOTTA LOVE’ was released as
a single almost everywhere in the world, except in the UK where the band
refused to issue singles throughout their career thinking it would help to sell
more albums. ‘Whole Lotta Love’ was their first hit in the US where it entered
the chart 50 years ago today, on 6 December 1969. it peaked at #4 and six
months later the rousing riff loaded knockout had sold over 1 million copies.

Here’s my favourite version. The smoking live rendition
at their legendary Knebworth concerts in 1979…


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