Led Zeppelin

Stairway to Heaven: Russian Edition

Stairway to Heaven: Russian Edition

The Osipov State Russian Folk Orchestra is best known for their classic Russian tunes, but they also enjoy the occasional rock and roll song. Here, their balalaika section performs a cover of the 1971 Led Zeppelin classic Stairway to Heaven. We had no idea that a contrabass balalaika was a thing.

Jimmy Page’s ’59 Telecaster

Jimmy Page’s ’59 Telecaster

Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page was once bequeathed a 1959 Fender Telecaster guitar. With a little help from Page himself, the animators at Nexus Studios share the mystical story of this illustrious and iconic instrument. Fender sells a replica of the psychedelic dragon guitar here.

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Transformers x Led Zeppelin

Transformers x Led Zeppelin

Cybertronic Spree is a Transformers-themed tribute band, who plays a variety of cartoon, videogame, and anime theme songs dressed in awesome costumes. During a recent show, they also performed a truly entertaining cover of Led Zeppelin’s wailing Immigrant Song.

Stairway to Heaven: Japanese Style

Stairway to Heaven: Japanese Style

A quartet of musicians perform a soothing cover version of Led Zeppelin’s 1971 classic in a classic Japanese style, played on 21-string Nijugen-Kotos and wooden flutes. It’s reminiscent of Regina Spektor’s fantastic cover version of While My Guitar Gently Weeps.

Whole Lotta Love vs. Beethoven’s 5th

Whole Lotta Love vs. Beethoven’s 5th

The 2CELLOS take on Led Zeppelin and Beethoven’s classics in another one of their highly energetic stage performances. Or rather, two stage performances. Also, these guys must go through bows and strings like water.

Kawehi: Ramble On

Kawehi: Ramble On

Multitalented musician Kawehi’s latest track is yet another wonderful cover version, made entirely her own. While it might not be immediately apparent, she’s transformed Led Zeppelin’s classic track Ramble On into a punchy electro-pop groove.

Zeppelin!

Zeppelin!

The 2014-15 Louisville Leopard Percussionists, aged 7 to 12 practice a medley of Led Zeppelin classics Kashmir, The Ocean and Immigrant Song, played on marimbas, xylophone, vibraphone, drums, timbales, congas, bongos and piano.

Stairway to Heaven Heart Cover

Stairway to Heaven Heart Cover

Heart and Jon Bonham’s son Jason play Stairway to Heaven at the 2012 Kennedy Center Honors, in front of Led Zeppelin and other awardees. It left us with cold hands and goosebumps.

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