This '70s press of Zep III sounds quite good, I definitely prefer it to the domestic copies. I've heard a ton of these over the years and when this version is good, it really smokes. This copy is strong and solid throughout, with more heft and punch than you hear on most copies. Put Immigrant Song head-to-head against your old copy and I bet you'll agree. The mellower songs sound great here too. Comes in the cool spinning wheel cover, which still works beautifully.
5 stars Allmusic: "(B)uilt on a folky, acoustic foundation that gives the music extra depth".
Cover: VG+ (light ringwear but solid all around)
Play notes: Mostly quiet, very lightly ticky in a few spots.
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