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blindwillie127

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  1. blindwillie127

    What show or live song are you listening to now?

    Page is also doing runs and phrasings I've never heard him do before either. I think NQ & STH from 3/21/75 are both really special and unique performances.
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    The Trouble with Bonham. 1978-80

    He meant 'musically'. Found the interview. Go to 37:00 - 39:00
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    The Trouble with Bonham. 1978-80

    Shortly after Knebworth, JJ Jackson interviewed both Plant & Jones and Plant clearly states that if he is going stay with LZ, "its gonna have to get more mellow". Juxtaposition that with Page saying the next album would be "more rocking than ITTOD" and one can see that Plant wouldn't be sticking around unless he himself was now steering the direction of the band. That was never gonna happen, so it was basically over. Maybe they would have put out 1 more album if the ill-fated 1980 North American tour had went well, but Plant was already movin' on down the road mentally either way. Wish I could find this interview but can't locate it. Plant elaborates on this quite a bit...
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    What Are You Listening To At This Moment?

    This....over and over.
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    What show or live song are you listening to now?

    This performance blows me away every time I listen to it!
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    LED ZEPPELIN IN HBO'S "SHARP OBJECTS"

    Nice catch man! That went right over my head. Did you happen to notice the 'marks' on Emma's new friends (next victim) hand at the dinner table that Camille stared at?
  7. Yep! Even the 02 reunion was chalk full of them. They sure knew how to bring it...this intro still gives me chills.
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    What song is stuck in your head?

    Captain & Tennille - Muskrat Love...and I have no fucking idea why? I dare ya!
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    New "Song Remains The Same" 2CD/4LP/3DVD Deluxe Set

    You just described JPJ, and it has never bothered him one bit. In fact, just the opposite. Has anyone ever seen an interview or read an article where JPJ was annoyed over questions about LZ's past present or future in any manner? Be honest, nope... To me, the difference between RP & JPJ is that one of them is a self confessed ego-maniac and the other...is not. I love them both, but it is what is.
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    New "Song Remains The Same" 2CD/4LP/3DVD Deluxe Set

    Bingo!
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    Dee Snider Of Twisted Sister Puts Down Zep

    Maybe..."rock/metal fans went on to choose bands such as Twisted Sister over Zep"...because the band Led Zeppelin no longer existed? However, I do think that LZ's overly indulgent solo's which peaked in '77, is fair game for criticism... just ask Robert Plant. A little trivia: Twister Sister was signed to Atlantic Records (ouch) and recorded their biggest selling album at Jimmy Page's Sol Studios.
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    All My Love - story behind the song?

    Personally, I love Page's contribution to the record. Every solo on the record fits the mood of each song perfectly and are very well thought out. From the searing ITE, to the reckless SBS, the fun Hot Dog, to the frolicking FITR, and it ends with Page's most sublime solo ever on IGC. I love his minimalistic playing on AML because it enhances the song and is just so damn tasteful it sticks in your head forever. Never been crazy about his 'guitars' in Carousel though to tell you the truth, and they were also fairly well buried in the mix for probably the same reason Plants vocals were. Yes, the production got a little murky with Carousel & ITE but other than that the production is pretty damn solid IMHO. Oh yeah, the only thing I've ever really liked about ITE is the intro and the solo, the rest to me qualifies as LZ's most uninteresting song along with the most uninspired and plodding playing by Bonham ever. I blame it on JPJ though because that repetitive riff during the verses just doesn't leave a drummer much to work with, and 'no'...Jimmy's wang bar dives doesn't make it any less monotonous.
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    All My Love - story behind the song?

    ^ Man, the lyrics to Carouselambra are so ambiguous that the vocals could have been pushed up much higher in the mix and it wouldn't have made a difference in deciphering what these lyrics are about, or not about. I seriously can't imagine Page purposely burying the vocals in order to prevent the listener from hearing what is probably Plant's most vague and ambiguous lyrics ever. Yes, Plant says "the whole story of LZ in its latter years is in that song", and if thats the case, he certainly disguised it to the point that only he himself could really know what these lyrics were about. The reason I think Plants vocals were placed directly in the mix as opposed to above it is because it is undoubtably the weakest vocal track on the album in relation to the other songs. They're very mysterious, but not really put together that well (much like the song itself) IMHO. I've always viewed Carouselambra as a bold experiment musically. The lyrics for me are always an afterthought when it comes to Zeppelin. The delivery, attitude and vibe are the only things that 'really' matter. Too much thinking can be a bad thing
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