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Led Zeppelin: Swan Song Is a Beginning

Loraine Alterman, Rolling Stone, 20 June 1974

NEW YORK — "The name Led Zeppelin means a failure," explains lead singer Robert Plant, "and Swan Song means a last gasp — so why not name our record label that?"

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