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October 25, 1968

Battersea, UK

Surrey University - Great Hall

Setlist:

Exact setlists during the first tours are still sketchy. Old Yardbirds' live staples such as Train Kept a Rollin', Dazed and Confused, White Summer and likely For Your Love were performed.

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 Garnett Mimms cover, As Long As I Have You.

Notes:

The "live" debut of their new name, Led Zeppelin.

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This gig was overshadowed by something greater

Hard to believe but on this very same day Frank Zappa performed on one of his rare concerts in London, at the Royal Festival Hall.

Now FZ was, at the time, far more popular than the newly-named Led Zeppelin. So this very unique and historical event of LZ was unfortunately completely overshadowed by a visiting American artist.

This might explain, why there are so little (or none!?) contemporary documents on LZ's very first gig ever.