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Listen: Led Zeppelin Unveil Rare Version Of 'Black Dog'

The trailer for the ‘Led Zeppelin IV’ deluxe re-release has premiered.

A rarely heard version of Led Zeppelin's seminal classic ‘Black Dog’ has been unveiled.

Simply titled ‘Black Dog (Basic Track with Guitar Overdubs)’ the raw track provides the soundtrack to a trailer promoting the remastered version of ‘Led Zeppelin IV’.

Opening with the four symbols that form the album’s inner sleeve and represent each band member, the clip melds archive live footage and photos with images of posters, early seventies promo shots, press cuttings and the album artwork.

Following the release of Led Zeppelin’s first three albums earlier this summer, the expanded versions of ‘Led Zeppelin IV’ and ‘Houses of the Holy’ land on Monday 27th October.

As always there is a smorgasbord of rarities and hidden gems across the various formats plus a super deluxe boxed set for ardent fans with deeper pockets.

The deluxe CD, LP and digital download track-listings are as follows:

LED ZEPPELIN IV
1. Black Dog
2. Rock And Roll
3. The Battle of Evermore
4. Stairway To Heaven
5. Misty Mountain Hop
6. Four Sticks
7. Going To California
8. When The Levee Breaks
 
Companion Audio Disc
1. Black Dog – Basic Track With Guitar Overdubs
2. Rock And Roll – Alternate Mix
3. The Battle Of Evermore – Mandolin/Guitar Mix From Headley Grange
4. Stairway To Heaven – Sunset Sound Mix
5. Misty Mountain Hop – Alternate Mix
6. Four Sticks – Alternate Mix
7. Going To California – Mandolin/Guitar Mix
8. When The Levee Breaks – Alternate UK Mix

 
HOUSES OF THE HOLY
1. The Song Remains The Same
2. The Rain Song
3. Over The Hills And Far Away
4. The Crunge
5. Dancing Days
6. D’yer Mak’er
7. No Quarter
8. The Ocean
 
Companion Audio Disc
1. The Song Remains The Same – Guitar Overdub Reference Mix
2. The Rain Song – Mix Minus Piano
3. Over The Hills And Far Away – Guitar Mix Backing Track
4. The Crunge – Rough Mix - Keys Up
5. Dancing Days – Rough Mix With Vocal
6. No Quarter – Rough Mix With JPJ Keyboard Overdubs - No Vocal
7. The Ocean – Working Mix

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