Robert Plant, Jimmy Page, and John Paul Jones (L-R) of the band Led Zeppelin attend the Kennedy Center Honors reception at the White House on December 2, 2012 in Washington, DC

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On This Day in 1975, Zeppelin Plays Iconic Earls Court Show

By: Maura O'Malley

May 17, 2017

On May 17, 1975, Led Zeppelin played the first of a five-night residency at Earls Court in London.

The band’s website boasts that Zeppelin played non-stop for 240 minutes at the venue. To put that into perspective, The Rolling Stones’ Earls Court sets maxed out at 50 minutes. In shows that were described as “colorful” and “psychedelic,” Zeppelin performed legendary songs for crowds of around 17,000 fans per show—catch the track list below.

Set list for May 17, 1975 show at Earls Court (courtesy of the band's website):

Rock and Roll

Sick Again

Over the Hills and Far Away

In My Time of Dying

The Song Remains the Same

Rain Song

Kashmir

No Quarter

Tangerine

Going to California

That's the Way

Bron-Y-Aur Stomp

Trampled Underfoot

Moby Dick

Dazed and Confused (incl. Woodstock)

Stairway to Heaven

Whole Lotta Love

Black Dog