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sixpense

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  1. sixpense

    LED ZEPPELIN OFFICIAL ILLUSTRATED BOOK - COMING 2018

    Received the book today. There are only 4 photographs in it that I have not seen before. (March 1969 rehearsal photo, Jones and Page tuning up backstage at the Marquee, Bonzo in 1976 and Jimmy Page newly shaven out in the field with with his Les Paul on the Australia/New Zealand tour.) The book focuses more on the O2 show than the complete 1980 tour! Disappointed.
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    Lawsuit over Stairway to Heaven

    Would anyone expect anything less from the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals? They have a history of ridiculous decisions. (And at least one Judge has "issues" that forced him to retire early) No, nothing to do with Kavanaugh!
  3. sixpense

    Sept 25, 1968

    Probably cheaper rates. That Jimmy!
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    Sept 25, 1968

    Eerie that the first recording date is also Bonham's date of death.
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    Super Deluxe Box Set, TSRTS

    Not to me.
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    Super Deluxe Box Set, TSRTS

    I own a few different versions of The Song Remains The Same. On vinyl, I own the original release along with a limited edition white vinyl of the Kevin Shirley mix along with the RTI Half-Speed Remaster of the Kevin Shirley mix. In regards to the quality of the Box itself: I like the vinyl sleeves along with the CD sleeves as well as the booklet. I just wish the outside box was the same quality. (Jimmy did this with his signed copies of the Soundtracks box) In regards to the audio: Overall impression is that the guitar is more prominent in the mix. With that, other instruments suffer. Mainly John Bonham's drums becomes the victim. (Outside of Kevin Shirley neutering of Bonzo's bass drum in the original 2007 mix) Depending on what song, John Paul Jones' bass becomes more or less prominent. For example, on Rock and Roll, Jones' bass is less prominent with Over The Hills and Far Away it is more prominent. Then there is Dazed and Confused. Before the violin bow section the bass is prominent, after the violin bow section the bass is significantly less prominent. I have never heard this on any vinyl before! I listened to the download version and the issues I mentioned above are consistent as well. So it is how the audio is mastered. Additionally, Robert Plant's introduction (edited) to the track The Song Remains The Same is on the download but not on the vinyl. I wished that the edits to some of the songs were put back but that was wishing too much I guess. Especially No Quarter; there is a lot of empty vinyl space on that side. Overall the physical production of the box is very good to excellent. The audio (per the vinyl) is disappointing.
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    Happy 50th Anniversary

    The music world changed 50 years ago today. And for that, I am grateful! Long Live Led Zeppelin
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    Potential Zep Reunion? Probably not.... but Maybe...

    "Fake News"........again
  9. And she did it with one foot Jason! :-)
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    Jimmy Page Vs Robbie Williams

    Video looks like from a restaurant not his home.
  11. Uh........... Jimmy.................., remember the film "It Might Get Loud" ?
  12. Observations of the RSD single release: Rock and Roll sounded a little brighter. Jimmy's lead overdubs at the beginning are slightly different from the original and the end of the solo is different. Odds are the original had an edit at that section. Drum solo at the end has added reverb. Friends: No orchestra, Bongos more prominent in the mix and a different harmony line offered by Plant in the second verse. Glad I picked up a copy.
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    Coverdale/Page being remastered/revisited

    Page just attended the Jeff Beck documentary premiere and was asked what his next project was. He "reportedly" said, ' wake up in the morning!" Given that he was quoted back in 2014 that he was working on a solo project and it is now 2018...................Put a fork in him; He's done!
  14. Listened to the vinyl and was pleased it was available and the remastering improved the sounds from the original. The bass is clearer (not as booming as the original was) and the drums are warmer sounding. Overall production of the Super Deluxe set was well done.
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    Jimmy Page & The Black Crowes

    I recall Jimmy saying that he was not happy that no Black Crowes songs they performed live tracks were allowed to be released because of their record company.
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