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Alfred Music Publishing Releases Led Zeppelin Platinum Album Edition Series for Drums

LOS ANGELES, CA  -  Wednesday, April 14, 2010
Introducing the new Led Zeppelin Platinum Edition Series for drums, Alfred Music Publishing, the leader in educational music publishing since 1922 and exclusive print publisher for Led Zeppelin and thousands of artists, is thrilled to release the album-matching folios of Led Zeppelin’s first five studio albums.

Led Zeppelin I: Platinum Drums, Led Zeppelin II: Platinum Drums, Led Zeppelin III: Platinum Drums, Led Zeppelin IV: Platinum Drums, and Led Zeppelin V: Houses of the Holy Platinum Drums draw from more than 30 years of documentation, interviews, and recorded footage. These drum transcription books deliver unprecedented accuracy, with vintage Zeppelin photographs and historical forewords by Guitar World magazine’s editor-in-chief, Brad Tolinski, that chronicle the history of one of classic rock’s greatest bands. This songbook series include accurate drum transcriptions that will help drummers learn the genius behind John Bonham’s iconic grooves and fills. A drum notation key is also included.

Led Zeppelin I: Platinum Drums is available for $19.99. Released in 1969, Led Zeppelin's self-titled first album, now known as Led Zeppelin I, contains the hit songs "Communication Breakdown" and "Dazed and Confused" and spawned the band's seemingly overnight success. Titles: Babe I'm Gonna Leave You * Communication Breakdown * Dazed and Confused * Good Times Bad Times * How Many More Times * I Can't Quit You Baby * You Shook Me * Your Time Is Gonna Come.


Led Zeppelin II: Platinum Drums is available for $19.99. Recorded while the band was on tour promoting their first album, Led Zeppelin II spawned the band's biggest hit, "Whole Lotta Love." Titles: Bring It on Home * Heartbreaker * Living Loving Maid (She's Just a Woman) * Moby Dick * Ramble On * Thank You * The Lemon Song * What Is and What Should Never Be * Whole Lotta Love.



Led Zeppelin III: Platinum Drums is available for $19.99. Released in 1970, Zeppelin’s third album contains classics like “Immigrant Song” and “Since I’ve Been Loving You.” Titles: Celebration Day * Bron-Y-Aur Stomp * Gallows Pole * Immigrant Song * Out on the Tiles * Since I’ve Been Loving You * Tangerine.



Led Zeppelin IV: Platinum Drums is available for $19.95. Perhaps best known for its hit "Stairway to Heaven," the album remains a favorite of classic rock fans of all generations. Rolling Stone magazine has even placed it on its list of the 500 greatest albums of all time. Titles: Black Dog * Four Sticks * Misty Mountain Hop * Rock and Roll * Stairway to Heaven * When the Levee Breaks.



Led Zeppelin V: Houses of the Holy Platinum Drums is available for $19.95. Emboldened by the success of Led Zeppelin IV and the classic "Stairway to Heaven," Led Zeppelin's fifth album marked a broad stylistic expansion by Britain's pre-eminent band of the '70s. Titles: The Crunge * D'Yer Mak'er * Dancing Days * No Quarter * The Ocean * Over the Hills and Far Away * Rain Song * The Song Remains the Same.