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  1. Planet Rock interview: 50th celeb Page

    Sounds like he is following what Grateful Dead has been doing. I look forward to the releases.

  3. This is what I could find so far: “On Wednesday September 24 John Bonham left his Worcestershire home with Rex King to meet up with the rest of the group for initial rehearsals at Bray Studios. He began drinking quadruple measures of vodka at a stop off in a pub on the way and this binge continued when the group assembled at Bray. Bonzo had been feeling tentative about going back to America – the Bill Graham incident still hung heavy on his mind – and as ever he was nervous about preparing for a tour. Realizing there would be little in the way of serious rehearsing completed that night, Page and Plant called an early evening halt. They all returned to Page’s Windsor home.” – Dave Lewis Led Zeppelin: The Concert File
  4. We are all entitled to our own beliefs.
  5. Bonzo never made it to Bray. (From what I have read) he was very drunk and rested at Page's house where he passed away. Jimmy more than likely remixed the four polar studio tracks at SOL. Those track were intended to be released as an EP in August of 1979 just prior to Knebworth. Jimmy did record Plant's vocals to Poor Tom at SOL (IMO) as well as finishing the rest of CODA there as well. Jimmy was quoted after the CODA release that there was no more unreleased Zeppelin studio tracks. We all know now that wasn't true because Sugar Momma was mixed at SOL as well. (Credits in remastered CODA release) I'm not sure why Jimmy said that at the time. FYI Jeff Beck's Guitar Shop was recorded at SOL with Leif Masses with Leif Masses engineering.
  6. Leif Masses , an engineer who eventually ended up at SOL, was working in Nov - Dec 78 with Zeppelin at Polar Studios. Jimmy's website, (on this day posts) also mention that those tracks were recorded there. The station had it wrong. Bray studios was a film and television facility, not a recording studio for music.
  7. Here is hoping for something from the beginning and/or rehearsals.

    The pics of Jimmy with the t-shirt and scarf look like they are from the May 2 1969 Rose Palace show, where he is still using the Dragon Fender Telecaster (last legs) and incorporating the Gibson Les Paul more.
  9. Led Zeppelin Mag

    I have it as well.
  10. Yardbirds '68 out Nov 5th

    Received the two album set today from JimmyPage.com and listened to all of it. A big improvement in the sound of the Anderson Theater show. Happy that the audience overdubs were removed. The studio set also sounded great as well. Especially enjoyed the track Spanish Blood. Definitely a departure from the standard music The Yardbirds were known for. The booklet design reminded me of Zeppelin bootlegs released from Italy back in the 80-90s. (Not sure if Jimmy was going for that effect)
  11. Plant's vocals on I'm Gonna Crawl

    I think the whole band were at there best on this track. A great send-off.
  12. Led Zep News said it was deleted. I wonder if he lost a job?