"Led Zeppelin: The Origin of the Species" - Roots And Branches is a 70 minute film covering the years that the future members of Led Zep were struggling in the session studios and amateur band scenes of the 1960's, moving through the modest success of outfits like The Yardbirds and Band of Joy and culminating in Led Zeppelin's first two albums as a band verging on huge global domination.
Features Include: - Rare Musical Performances
- Obscure footage, rare interviews and rarely seen photographs
- Review, comment, criticism and insight from; Alan Clayson, author of The Yardbirds and Led Zeppelin - How, Why and Where It All Began; former Melody Maker journalist, Chris Welch, ex-1960's NME editor, Keith Altham; Yardbirds guitarist, Chris Dreja; musicians and performers (all of whom worked with Led Zeppelin's future members of the 1960s), such as; Chris Farlowe, Dave Berry and Clem Cattini, journalists Barney Hoskyns and Phil Sutcliffe and others.
- Live and studio recordings of Zeppelin classics such as, Whole Lotta Love, Good Times Bad Times, Dazed and Confused, Communication Breakdown and Rock and Roll.