Get the Led Out (Hardcover)
How Led Zeppelin Became the Biggest Band in the World
Sterling, 9781402789410, 256pp.
Publication Date: November 6, 2012
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"Get the Led Out" is the ultimate book for the ultimate fan of the ultimate band Led Zeppelin. This lushly illustrated volume begins with a unique day-by-day timeline based on Carol Miller's radio show of the same name, and it provides a behind-the-scenes view, revealing quirky details, achievements, and adventures big and small. Twenty-seven rare, unguarded interviews feature the band members themselves, as well as other musicians and insiders who witnessed it all, including Jason Bonham, Chris Squire (Yes), Joe Perry (Aerosmith), Alice Cooper, and music industry legends Danny Goldberg and Ron Nevinson. The book ends with a comprehensive discography.
About the Author
Denny Somach is an author and Grammy(r) Award-winning producer through his company Denny Somach Productions--one of the most successful independent producers of syndicated and network radio programming in the country. DSP's landmark programming includes "Legends of Rock," "Live From the Hard Rock Cafe" for NBC; "Rolling Stone Magazine's Continuous History of Rock and Roll" for ABC; and Scott Muni's "Ticket to Ride." Somach is considered to be an originator of the Classic Rock format and has created some of the most memorable programs in rock radio. He has appeared on numerous television shows, including the "Today "show, "Larry King Live," the "Early Show," "Dateline NBC," and CNN's "Moneyline." He lives in Philadelphia, PA.Carol Miller is one of the most legendary radio personalities in New York. After spending years at WPLJ and WNEW, she is currently the host of the long-running Carol Miller's "Get the Led Out" syndicated radio program, which features unusual Zeppelin facts, interviews, Zeppelin music, and trivia about specific days in Zep history. It is aired by 150 affiliates across the country as a combination of a one-hour weekly program and five weekly short features that can double as podcasts. Miller has hosted numerous nationally and internationally distributed radio and TV specials and is in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. She has interviewed the surviving members of Led Zeppelin numerous times and is a generally acknowledged expert on the band.