Led Zeppelin star in latest Harrogate Vinyl Sessions event

Harrogate Vinyl Sessions is back online this week - with the focus on one of the greatest rock albums of all time.

Monday, 7th December 2020, 11:47 am

Taking place this Tuesday evening, December 8 at 7.30pm, to raise vital funds for Friends of Harrogate Hospital & Harrogate Healthcare NHS Trust, the show will be devoted to Led Zeppelin II.

The second album by the legendary English rock band was first released on 22 October 1969 in the United States and on 31 October 1969 in the United Kingdom by Atlantic Records.

Featured in Harrogate event - Led Zeppelin II which contained Whole Lotta Love, which became mssrs Plant, Page, Jones and Bonham's signature tune.

This classic album exhibited the band's evolving musical style of blues-derived material and their guitar riff-based sound and is regarded as the band's heaviest and most rock n roll album.

One track, in particular, Whole Lotta Love. became mssrs Plant, Page, Jones and Bonham's signature tune when it became a worldwide hit single in everywhere except the UK where it was not released at all.

Music fans are invited to join in the event on Zoom, including a playback on a vintage vinyl hi f system.

The event will start at 7.30pm prompt with a full profile on the album by “Professor of Pop” Graham Chalmers of the Harrogate Advertiser along with a video film by Jim Dobbs.

So far in the last two years, the Vinyl Sessions events have raised more than £13,000 for Harrogate Hospital.

Vinyl Sessions organiser Colin Paine said: "The event has always been about raising vital funds for Friends of Harrogate Hospital & Harrogate Healthcare NHS Trust but, in these challenging and worrying times we all face, let's try also to create a few smiles with our online events.

"Our online events are run on 2 platforms first Zoom for the presentation with the team and Jim Dobb's Video Show then Nidd Stream for the High Quality Stereo Audio.

"This is streamed live from vinyl and you need both applications running OR you can use 2 devices such as PC and IPad/phone etc."

For details on how to join the Zoom event, visit www.vinylsessions.org

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