The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Led Zeppelin, Plus Opinions on Wet Leg & Rosalía

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While there have been no shortage of Led Zeppelin biographies over the years, the latest from Bob Spitz is the most in-depth and expansive yet. This week, hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot talk with author Bob Spitz about the myths, music and misdeeds of Led Zeppelin. They also review new records from Wet Leg and Rosalía.

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Led Zeppelin

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Author Bob Spitz has written biographies of figures as diverse as Ronald Reagan, Julia Child and The Beatles. Now he has turned his attention to the next best-selling act: Led Zeppelin. As Bruce Springsteen’s manager during Led Zeppelin’s heyday, he didn’t follow their career closely so he came to the topic with fresh eyes. He documents many abuses of power by the band and their inner circle along with their musical accomplishments.

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