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August 25th, 1969: Led Zeppelin complete new album, announce release date

"Led Zeppelin II" due out October 22.

Led Zeppelin complete new album, announce release date

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August 25th, 1969: Led Zeppelin have announced a new album. Led Zeppelin II will be released on October 22 on Atlantic Records. The album was written and recorded at various locations while on tour across the UK and North America. Guitarist Jimmy Page is credited with producing the album.

Led Zeppelin II is the follow up to the band's self-titled album released in January this year.

Led Zeppelin II

1 Whole Lotta Love

2 What Is and What Should Never Be

3 The Lemon Song

4 Thank You

Side Two

1 Heartbreaker

2 Living Loving Maid (She's Just a Woman)

3 Ramble On

4 Moby Dick (instrumental)

5 Bring It On Home

Led Zeppelin complete new album, announce release date
Led Zeppelin II cover art

Led Zeppelin are currently on the road, returning to Europe in October and then back to North America. The band are reportedly earning up to $30,000 per show on their current tour.

27 August 1969 - Hampton Beach, Casino Ballroom

29 August 1969 - New York City, Singer Bowl

30 August 1969 - New York City, Singer Bowl

31 August 1969 - Lewisville Texas, International Pop Festival

3 October 1969 - Scheveningen, Circus Theatre

4 October 1969 - Rotterdam, De Doelen

5 October 1969 - Amsterdam, Concertgebouw

10 October 1969 - Paris, Paris Olympia

12 October 1969 - London

17 October 1969 - New York City, Carnegie Hall

18 October 1969 - Detroit, Detroit Olympia

19 October 1969 - Chicago, Kinetic Playground

24 October 1969 - Cleveland Public Hall

25 October 1969 - Boston, Boston Garden

30 October 1969 - Buffalo, Kleinhans Music Hall

31 October 1969 - Springfield, Springfield Municipal Auditorium

1 November 1969 - Syracuse, Onondaga Veterans Auditorium

2 November 1969 - Toronto, O'Keefe Centre

4 November 1969 - Kitchener, Kitchener Memorial Auditorium Complex

5 November 1969 - Kansas City, Memorial Hall

6 November 1969 - San Francisco Winterland Ballroom

7 November 1969 - San Francisco Winterland Ballroom

8 November 1969 - San Francisco Winterland Ballroom

Listen to Led Zeppelin's current single "Good Times, Bad Times" below.

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