Readers' Poll: The 10 Greatest Led Zeppelin AlbumsYour selections include 'Houses of the Holy,' 'Physical Graffiti' and 'Led Zeppelin IV'
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10. 'Coda' (1982)
Led Zeppelin ended the moment that John Bonham was found dead on September 25th, 1980, but they left behind a bunch of unused material dating all the way back to their first LP. They also had one more album on their Swan Song contract and bootlegs of their outtakes were beginning to surface. The obvious move was to put together an album of odds and ends. The clear highpoint is the frenetic In Through The Our Door reject "Wearing and Tearing," but the live soul and blues covers "We're Gonna Groove" and "I Can't Quit You Baby" are fantastic too. Coda is far from the band's most cohesive release, but songs that Led Zeppelin toss to the side are better than the greatest hits of most bands.