Led Zeppelin gives in to digital age

first_img 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! Led Zeppelin, one of the last major bands to resist digital distribution, is releasing its back catalog online. Led Zeppelin songs, including “Communication Breakdown,” “Whole Lotta Love” and “Stairway to Heaven,” will be available from online music stores Nov. 13. The band plans to release a two-CD retrospective, “Mothership,” the same day. “We are pleased that the complete Led Zeppelin catalog will now be available digitally,” guitarist Jimmy Page said Monday from London. “The addition of the digital option will better enable fans to obtain our music in whichever manner that they prefer.” The Beatles are the highest-profile digital holdouts. AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREGame Center: Chargers at Kansas City Chiefs, Sunday, 10 a.m.Led Zeppelin has signed a separate deal with Verizon Wireless to offer its songs as ringtones and downloads to mobile phones. The band, which split up in 1980 after the death of drummer John Bonham, will reunite for a Nov. 26 concert in London. The lineup includes Page, singer Robert Plant, bass player John Paul Jones and Bonham’s son Jason on drums.last_img

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