Just three months in the making, Led Zeppelin IV got released on this day in 1971. Produced by Jimmy Page and recorded at the country estate known as Hedley Grange, the album conatining Stairway to Heaven would go on to sell more than 40 million copies
Other Noteworthy Classic Rock events on November 8 include...
1944 Bonnie Bramlett born.
1946 The Move, Wizard & Electric Light Orchestra’s Roy Wood born.
1949 Bonnie Raitt born.
1968 Cynthia Lennon granted divorce from John.
1970 Jim Morrison records the poems released on An American Prayer.
1971 Led Zeppelin IV (ZOSO) released.
1974 Styx releases Man Of Miracles.
1994 Eagles release Hell Freezes Over.
1995 Chad Smith of Red Hot Chili Pepper breaks his arm playing softball, tour delayed.
1998 Steve Miller and George Thorogood play benefit against MD for 20,000 bikers led by Jay Leno and Peter Fonda
2005 Live 8 concerts DVD released.
2006 Bob Seger opens tour in Grand Rapids, Michigan…