The concerts were initially booked for three nights on May 23,Chris Welch (1994) Led Zeppelin, London: Orion Books. ISBN 0-85797-930-3, pp. 77-78. Noted critic and film director Tony Palmer stated at the time in The Observer that no group in history had ever attracted such an audience in Britain.Dave Lewis (2003), Led Zeppelin: Celebration II: The 'Tight But Loose' Files, London: Omnibus Press. ISBN 1-84449-056-4, pp. 29-38.
These concerts took place less than two months following the conclusion of Led Zeppelin's 1975 American Tour. The whole of the band's 40-ton stage and light show was airlifted from America for the concerts. A huge Ediphor screen which showed the action as it was being filmed was also erected above the stage, at a cost of £10,000. This is thought to be one of the first occasions when such a device was used for a rock show in... Read More