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DavidZoso

Oakland, CA -Alameda County Coliseum-July 23, 1977

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This was the next to last ever show played by the original band in the United States. It was played at the Alameda County Coliseum in Oakland, California as a two day event. It was put on by Bill Graham as his 'Day on the Green' yearly shows. It was the first time in a very long time that Led Zeppelin actually had opening acts: Derringer and Judas Priest. Robert Plant and John Bonham knew the members if Judas Priest personally as they were also from Birmingham, England.

Derringer was a band that Rick Derringer had and it included drummer Vinny Appice who would go on to play with Black Sabbath.

This is very good show and one that is unique in that the music really had to speak for itself as it was played outdoors during the day with hardly any lights, no dry ice and no lasers.

The stage was dressed up to look like Stonehenge with a big sun positioned behind Bonzo's drums.

This was the last time that Jimmy Page would wear his famous Black Dragon suit on stage.

It was also the show where Robert Plant wore the famous 'Nurses do it Better' t-shirt.

There was no drum solo played at this show but they did have the rare for this tour -'Black Dog' played as a second encore.

There are some really cool pics for this show and the next day's show. I also have several I didn't use intially for this that I will add soon. Enjoy.

Video footage:

Setlist:

The Song Remains The Same

Sick Again

Nobody's Fault But Mine

Over the Hills and Far Away

Since I've Been Loving You

No Quarter

Ten Years Gone

The Battle of Evermore

Going to California

Black Country Woman

Bron-Y-Aur Stomp

Trampled Underfoot

White Summer ~ Black Mountainside

Kashmir

Guitar solo

Achilles Last Stand

Stairway to Heaven

Encores:

Whole Lotta Love ~ Rock and Roll

Black Dog

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Peter Grant, Bill Graham, Jimmy Page and John Bonham walking to the stage to start the show.

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Jimmy Page and John Bonham walking to the stage to start the show.

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Guitar Army

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The Song Remains the Same

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The Song Remains the Same

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The Song Remains the Same

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The Song Remains the Same

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The Song Remains the Same

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Sick Again

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Sick Again

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Sick Again

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Sick Again

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Sick Again

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Nobody's Fault but Mine or Since I've Been Loving You

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Nobody's Fault but Mine

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Over the Hills and Far Away

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Since I've Been Loving you or No Quarter

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Since I've Been Loving You or No Quarter

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No Quarter

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No Quarter

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No Quarter

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No Quarter

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No Quarter

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Ten Years Gone

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No Quarter or Ten Years Gone

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Ten Years Gone

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Before The Battle of Evermore

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Before The Battle of Evermore

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Acoustic Set

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The Battle of Evermore

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The Battle of Evermore

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Going to California

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Before Black Country Woman

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Kashmir

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Kashmir

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Possibly Guitar Solo- Before Theremin

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Theremin

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Theremin

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Violin Bow solo

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Violin Bow solo

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Violin Bow solo

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Violin Bow solo

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Achilles Last Stand

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Possibly Achilles Last Stand

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Stairway to Heaven

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Stairway to Heaven

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Stairway to Heaven

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Coming back for encores. (could be for Whole Lotta Love-Rock and Roll or for Black Dog)

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Coming back for encores.(could be for Whole Lotta Love-Rock and Roll or for Black Dog)

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Coming back for encores.(could be for Whole Lotta Love-Rock and Roll or for Black Dog)

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Rock and Roll

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Whole Lotta Love-Rock and Roll or Black Dog

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Great shots! The guitar army and the close-up of Jimmy during Rock And Roll are my favorites.

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Nice! Dad was at this one. He'll be pretty happy to see these. Thanks!

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Really great photos ! I enjoyed them so much ! Thanks for posting them :)

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This is a truly great job DavidZoso! Thank you very much! I have two original Led Zeppelin/Oakland jackets that were given out to the crew for these concerts.

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This is a truly great job DavidZoso! Thank you very much! I have two original Led Zeppelin/Oakland jackets that were given out to the crew for these concerts.

You are welcome and welcome to the others above^^^

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Possibly Whole Lotta Love-Rock and Roll or Black Dog.

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Who else would really love a sounboard recording from the 23rd show ? (as the aud tape is quite muddy)

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I would like a SB of both Oakland shows but some of the aud sources are not that bad at all.

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I remember being there, sitting in the grass with my friends from Travis AFB not far from the stage. We had a watermelon spiked with vodka and lots of other recreational things to share. Wish I could turn back the clock sometimes and relive those days.

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wow these are the best David

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