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Led Zeppelin unveil unheard recordings

Published on Apr 24, 2014 6:17 AM

LONDON (AFP) - Rock giants Led Zeppelin on Wednesday unveiled two previously unheard recordings ahead of the re-issue of the band's first three albums in June.

The two tracks - an early version of their classic track Whole Lotta Love, and a 1970 cover of blues standard Key To The Highway - are among dozens of tracks which will be officially released along with the re-issued albums.

Guitarist Jimmy Page, 70, chose the material after painstakingly searching through the tracks, which have been stored in the band's archive for decades.

The band say the material will give fans a taste of their early studio sessions - the soon-to-be-released discs feature alternative versions of songs, works in progress and live performances.

In this file picture taken on Sept 21, 2012 British rock band Led Zeppelin's (L-R) John Paul Jones, Robert Plant and Jimmy Page pose at a press conference to announce the release of a video recording of their one-off 2007 concert in London. -- FILE PHOTO: AFP
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