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Led Zeppelin, John Mayall, The Nice et al: Bath Festival, Shepton Mallet, Somerset

Chris Welch, Melody Maker, 5 July 1969

A ZEPPELIN attacked the City of Bath on Saturday, and gassed 120,000. Airship Com­mander Jimmy Page kept the most fearsome dirigible in pro­gressive blues aloft with the most exciting guitar playing since Jimmy Hendrix.

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