Earliest Led Zeppelin Live Recording Unearthed
This was only Zeppelin's fifth show performed in America. They were the opening band for psychedelic rockers Vanilla Fudge at Gonzaga University's gymnasium in Spokane, Washington on Dec. 30, 1968.
The song that helped to start it all… "Dazed and Confused". Just exactly how unknown was the opening band for Vanilla Fudge on this night? Well, the ads in both local news papers promoting the event read: "The Vanilla Fudge with Len Zefflin." - Read more and listen here