Poster for Led Zeppelin's concert at Gladsaxe (billed as "The Yardbirds"), used to help promote its 1968 Scandinavian tour
|Concert tour by Led Zeppelin|
|Start date||September 7, 1968|
|End date||September 17, 1968|
|Led Zeppelin tour chronology|
|Scandinavia 1968||United Kingdom 1968|
Led Zeppelin's 1968 tour of Scandinavia was a concert tour of Denmark and Sweden by the English rock band. Led Zeppelin were Terminology and usage As a cultural term "Scandinavia" has no official definition and is subject to usage by those who identify with the culture in question as well Events 1251 BC - A Solar eclipse on this date might mark the birth of legendary Heracles at Thebes Greece. Year 1968 ( MCMLXVIII) was a Leap year starting on Monday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Events 1176 - The Battle of Myriokephalon is fought 1462 - The Battle of Świecino (or Battle of Żarnowiec Year 1968 ( MCMLXVIII) was a Leap year starting on Monday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Led Zeppelin were Led Zeppelin 's 1968 tour of the United Kingdom was the first Concert tour of the United Kingdom by the English rock band Led Zeppelin were A concert is a live Performance, usually of Music, before an Audience. The Kingdom of Denmark ( ˈd̥ænmɑɡ̊ (archaic ˈd̥anmɑːɡ̊ commonly known as Denmark, is a country in the Scandinavian region of northern Europe "Sverige" redirects here For other uses see Sweden (disambiguation and Sverige (disambiguation. England is a Country which is part of the United Kingdom. Its inhabitants account for more than 83% of the total UK population whilst its mainland Rock music is a genre of Popular music often though not necessarily employing Electric guitar, Bass guitar, and Drums. A musical ensemble is a group of two or more Musicians who perform instrumental or vocal Music. It was Led Zeppelin's first ever concert tour.
The tour commenced on September 7 and concluded on September 17, 1968. Events 1251 BC - A Solar eclipse on this date might mark the birth of legendary Heracles at Thebes Greece. Events 1176 - The Battle of Myriokephalon is fought 1462 - The Battle of Świecino (or Battle of Żarnowiec Year 1968 ( MCMLXVIII) was a Leap year starting on Monday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. For these early shows, the band were billed as the "Yardbirds" or "New Yardbirds".
Led Zeppelin's debut tour was an outstanding contracural commitment left over from The Yardbirds. The Yardbirds are an English rock band noted for starting the careers of three of rock's most famous Guitarists Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck The stage act for their debut tour was based loosely on the set list used by The Yardbirds in 1968 before their breakup, which was fleshed out with a variety of covers. 
According to singer Robert Plant:
|“||We made no money on the first tour. Robert Anthony Plant (born 20 August 1948 West Bromwich, England) is an English rock singer and songwriter famous for his membership in the Nothing at all. Jimmy [Page] put in every penny that he'd gotten from the Yardbirds and that wasn't much. Until Peter Grant took them over, they didn't make the money they should have made. Peter Grant, ( 5 April 1935 &ndash 21 November 1995) was an English Music manager. So we made the album and took off on a tour with a road crew of one. ||”|
Jimmy Page recalled of this tour:
|“||We realised we were working under false pretences, the thing had gone quickly beyond where The Yardbirds had left off. James Patrick Page, OBE (born 9 January 1944 is an English Guitarist, Composer and record producer We all agreed there was no point in retaining the New Yardbirds tag so when we got back from Scandinavia we decided to change the name [of the band]. It was a fresh beginning for us all. ||”|
Exact set lists during this tour are still sketchy, due partly to the lack of early live Led Zeppelin bootleg recordings. Set List is the second live album by Dublin -based rock band The Frames. Led Zeppelin bootleg recordings are Audio and/or Video recordings of musical performances by English rock band Led Zeppelin Old Yardbirds' live staples such as "Train Kept A-Rollin'", "Dazed and Confused", "White Summer" and possibly "For Your Love" were performed. The Yardbirds are an English rock band noted for starting the careers of three of rock's most famous Guitarists Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck " Train Kept A-Rollin " is a song written by Tiny Bradshaw, Howard Kay and Lois Mann "Dazed and Confused" is a song by Jake Holmes and by Led Zeppelin. " White Summer " is a guitar instrumental by English Rock guitarist Jimmy Page, recorded with both The Yardbirds and later with " For Your Love " is a 1965 single written by future 10cc member Graham Gouldman and performed by the British Invasion band The Yardbirds Material from the yet unfinished debut album was also included, such as: "Communication Breakdown", I Can't Quit You Baby, "You Shook Me", "Babe I'm Gonna Leave You", "How Many More Times" and a Garnet Mimms cover, "As Long As I Have You". Led Zeppelin is the debut album by English rock band Led Zeppelin. " Communication Breakdown " is a song by English rock band Led Zeppelin, from their 1969 debut album Led Zeppelin. " I Can't Quit You Baby " is a blues standard first recorded by Chicago blues artist Otis Rush, one of the leading exponents of the "West Side Sound " You Shook Me " is a Blues song written by Willie Dixon and J " Babe I'm Gonna Leave You " is a traditional folk song written by Anne Bredon in the late 1950s " How Many More Times " is the last song by English rock band Led Zeppelin on their 1969 debut album Led Zeppelin Garnet Mimms (born Garrett Mimms, 16 November 1933 Ashland, West Virginia) is an American Singer influential in Soul music 
A likely set list for the tour was: