December 6, 1969 – Led Zeppelin made it’s debut on US charts at No. 4 with “Whole Lotta Love”
The single 7″ had been release a month earlier on November 7th and include a B Side "Living Loving Maid (She’s Just a Woman).” This release became the band’s first hit single, and was certified Gold on 13 April 1970, having sold one million copies.
Watch a live performance of the tune above. Video was shot at Zeppelin’s 1970 UK tour, performed at the Royal Albert Hall in England on January 9th of that year.
Photo: Led Zeppelin live | straightonmusic.com