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The Song Remains the Same

November 2007, Led Zeppelin's The Song Remains the Same is being remastered. We'll have the audio and DVD on the same page. 

I remember when the original release in 1976 came out. The excitement for that was much higher than this remastering. Even though this release offers much, much more. Thirty years and three additional live Led Zeppelin offerings will do that. When the album The Song Remains the Same came out there was a limit to around 45 minutes per LP side that forced them to eliminate several songs, which wouldn't be a problem in today's 80 minutes per side CD's.  

To date, the three other live Zeppelin releases are  BBC Sessions, How the West Was Won, and Led Zeppelin DVD. The tour for The Song Remains the Same captures the band performing material throughout their career and includes several songs from their 1973 Houses of the Holy album, which are not on any of the other releases. Specifically, "No Quarter," "The Song Remains The Same," and "Rain Song" aren't available in either DVD or audio. Others tracks like "Over the Hills and Far Away" and Led Zeppelin II's "Heartbreaker" were released in live audio, but never on DVD. 

Several of the additional tracks not on the original The Song Remains the Same release were included on the Led Zeppelin DVD

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DVD Product Description
In November 20, 2007, Warner Home Video is scheduled to release a new a DVD edition of The Song Remains The Same for the first time with all fifteen songs from the original Madison Square Garden concerts. The DVD features newly remixed and remastered sound, 5.1 Dolby Digital surround sound, and includes more than 40 minutes of added bonus material, including never-before-released performance footage of "Over the Hills and Far Away" and "Celebration Day", plus performances of "Misty Mountain Hop" and "The Ocean", a rare 1976 BBC interview with Robert Plant and Peter Grant, vintage TV footage from the Drake Hotel robbery during the New York concert stand, and a Cameron Crowe radio show.[1]


Product Description
Led Zeppelin s sold-out concert tours became rituals of high-energy rock and roll theater. The SONG REMAINS THE SAME...attests to the group s powerful and somewhat saturnalian appeal at the height of their popularity.
- from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame s web page on the band s 1995 induction
The Hall of Fame s assessment of the legendary band also states, Led Zeppelin redefined rock in the Seventies and for all time. They were as influential in that decade as the Beatles were in the prior one...Then and now, Led Zeppelin looms larger than life on the rock landscape as a band for the ages with an almost mystical power to evoke primal passions. That power is communicated full-force in the updated, 2CD reissue of the soundtrack to their concert film THE SONG REMAINS THE SAME. First released in 76, the recording captures a celebrated three-night stand at NYC s Madison Square Garden in July 1973. The newly updated edition now contains six songs not featured on the original release, and the entire project was remixed and remastered with the band members direct oversight. Featuring liner notes by Oscar-winning director and former Rolling Stone editor Cameron Crowe, the set will be released simultaneously by Warner Home Video with the new, expanded DVD edition of the film.

Collector's Edition
Special Edition
Older versions
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DVD tracks - coming soon

Audio soundtrack - We have a link to both the 2007 CD as well as the older version. The 2007 version has additional material.

Disc: 1
1. Rock And Roll
2. Celebration Day
3. Black Dog (including Bring It On Home)*
4. Over The Hills*
5. Misty Mountain Hop*
6. Since I've Been Loving You*
7. No Quarter
8. The Song Remains The Same
9. Rain Song
10. The Ocean*

Disc: 2
1. Dazed and Confused
2. Stairway To Heaven
3. Moby Dick
4. Heartbreaker*
5. Whole Lotta Love 

(*Not on original soundtrack release)

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Jimmy Page - Guitar 
Robert Plant - Vocals, Harmonica
John Paul Jones - Keyboards, Bass, Mandolin
John Bonham - Drums

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Released - Nov. 2007 
# Soundtrack to the landmark concert film originally released in 1976.
# Features performances from the band's three-night stint at Madison Square Garden in July 1973.
# Remastered and remixed with the band members' oversight.
# Updated soundtrack includes six songs that were not on the original release: "Black Dog," "Over The Hills And Far Away," "Misty Mountain Hop," "Since I've Been Loving You," "The Ocean" and "Heartbreaker."
# New liner notes by Academy Award-winning director Cameron Crowe (Almost Famous).
# Simultaneous release with Warner Home Video brand-new edition of the DVD. The DVD now features all 14 songs that were in the original concert, newly remastered sound and 5.1 surround, plus more than 40 minutes of newly added bonus material.

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