Led Zeppelin (studio album) by Led Zeppelin

Led Zeppelin by Led Zeppelin
Year: 1969
Overall rank: 57th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
86/100 (from 2,411 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Top 5 albums of 1969 (4th)
Award Top 20 albums of the 1960s (14th)
Award Top 100 albums of all time (57th)

Led Zeppelin bestography

Led Zeppelin is ranked 3rd best out of 22 albums by Led Zeppelin on BestEverAlbums.com.

The best album by Led Zeppelin is Untitled (Led Zeppelin IV) which is ranked number 11 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 53,591.

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86/100 (from 2,411 votes)
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This album is rated in the top 1% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a Bayesian average rating of 86.3/100, a mean average of 85.4/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 86.3/100. The standard deviation for this album is 13.2.

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80/100
From 04/13/2022 17:48
An awesome, massive sounding rock and roll record with serious punch with band members that are clearly unbelievably skilled.
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From 02/22/2022 21:19
fave tracks - Good Times Bad Times, Communication Breakdown, Babe I'm Gonna Leave You
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From 01/17/2022 10:13
This is great start of the great band. Dazed and Confused is incredibly influential for heavy metal.
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35/100
From 01/15/2022 10:27
For some reason I never got in to this album as much as all of their albums from Led Zep II to Physical Graffiti. For me the best was still to come. But no one can deny there's some incredible guitar riffs. My highlights are Good Times Bad Times and How Many More Times.
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From 12/09/2021 04:51
One of the best debut albums in rock history, that would help fuel a kickstart to heavy metal and psychedelic rock. Truly a sound no one could replicate that would translate into to early 70s. Screw you Rolling Stones for all the hate you put on this album!
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75/100
From 11/03/2021 01:10
For me, Babe I'm Gonna Leave You is such a tease for LZ II, and one of the band's best tracks in their discography.
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From 09/09/2021 15:46
Grandísimo debut de una de las mejores bandas de la historia, donde ya empiezan a dejar claro su virtuosismo.

Mejores canciones: Good Times bad Times, Dazed anda Confused
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85/100
From 06/05/2021 17:17
This is my first Led Zeppelin album and I plan to listen to their entire discography as I have always been a fan of their hits. This is an incredible album for a debut and one of the best debuts I have ever listened to. Robert Plants delivery is amazing and he really shines next to the greatness of John Paul Jones. Jimmy Page and Jon Bonham. I think I finally see what all the fuss was about with them. The thing about most of these songs is that when they start off I am unsure but eventually half way through the song it comes together to build something great. I hadn't heard any of these 9 songs before listening to this album and I can't believe it took me so long. Also...yeah Jon Bonham is an insane drummer.

Best Tracks: Good Times Bad Times, Communication Breakdown, Babe I'm Gonna Leave You, You Shook Me & Dazed & Confused.
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From 03/18/2021 15:43
apparently, they knew right away. no kidding
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From 01/24/2021 19:03
L'album certainement le plus blues du groupe.
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