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    Sir Edmund Hillary

    You may need to seek help for T.D.S.
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    New Peter Grant Book

    Looking forward to this one and the official book
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    Led Zeppelin stuff on Ebay

    Just a heads up, this guy has been selling fake Zep ticket stubs on ebay. There's also been some discussion about it around social media. https://www.ebay.com/itm/1972-LED-ZEPPELIN-CONCERT-TICKET-STUB-BRUSSELS/292644395620 https://www.ebay.com/itm/1971-LED-ZEPPELIN-CONCERT-TICKET-STUB-ULSTER-HALL-UK/292644051060 https://www.ebay.com/itm/1973-LED-ZEPPELIN-CONCERT-TICKET-STUB-MUSIC-HALL-ABERDEEN-UK/292644051508
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    Is it true that Keith Moon named Led Zeppelin?

    few more from the timeline this one is amazing! Moon actually on the kit with Bonzo watching There's a few more in Ross Halfin's book by another photographer.
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    Hadn't seen this one before. What's the origin?

  6. RP interview on CBC 'Q' https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mW3O04kOo3k
  7. Led Zeppelin’s Jimmy Page Showing Up At Pearl Jam Show Is Incredible By Brett Buchanan - Jun 20, 2018 Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page dined with Soundgarden and Pearl Jam drummer Matt Cameron for Father’s Day. Cameron wrote on Instagram, “Rock Dads Lunch. Happy Fathers Day! #rockdads.” The legendary musicians were joined by Ross Halfin and Jesse Calleros. Vicky Cornell commented, “Sending so much love – happy Father’s Day to a few of the coolest dads we know #jimmypage @themattcameron @rosshalfin and super happy to see #jessecalleros – #loudlove.” Page showed up to Pearl Jam’s show in London at the O2 Arena the next day. Led Zeppelin’s 2007 reunion show took place at the O2. Mike McCready shared a photo backstage with Page, “Always an honor to have a moment with one of my idols and greatest influences, @JimmyPage.” In 2014, Matt Cameron’s late Soundgarden bandmate Chris Cornell did a live Q&A with Jimmy Page. Rolling Stone reported at the time that Cornell didn’t hit Page with heavy-duty questions about band discord or plagiarism – or anything, really. A typical query was “You’re a multifaceted artist – where did that come from?” But the worshipful vibe facilitated a relaxed atmosphere: The 70-year-old Page, looking dapper with gray hair, a black scarf and a leather jacket, proved to be a charming raconteur, not addled by any of his past misadventures. If he didn’t have any new revelations, he at least kept the enthusiastic audience entertained for over an hour and a half. Looking at a famous photo of Zeppelin on an airport runway, adorned with Hawaiian leis and clutching the boxes that held the tapes for an in-progress Led Zeppelin II, Cornell remarked, “Of all the records I’ve ever made, I don’t think I’ve ever held a tape box.” Page talked about how the photo was partially staged, but that the band was indeed schlepping around their own tapes as they did sessions at various American studios, which let them record as they toured and kept the music out of the hands of record executives. It was an extension of how they handled their debut: “The record was recorded, and then it was taken to the record company. That’s why we were able to say ‘no singles.'” The Led Zeppelin aversion to singles was born from Page’s time in the Yardbirds, when the band would regularly would get derailed by needing to produce their contractually obligated non-album singles. Soundgarden were photographed with Jimmy Page backstage at a European show 6 years ago. Below are photos of Cameron and McCready with Page, followed by an album of photos from the London Pearl Jam show, with the fourth one being a shot of Page watching the performance. Always an honor to have a moment with one of my idols and greatest influences, @JimmyPage. pic.twitter.com/MT41gcDHfd — Mike McCready (@MikeMcCreadyPJ) June 19, 2018 https://www.alternativenation.net/led-zeppelin-jimmy-page-showing-up-pearl-jam-show-incredible/
  8. Watch Robert Plant's reaction to 8-year-old girl playing Led Zeppelin on drums The jaw-dropping video of the young girl went viral — then we showed it to the legendary Zep frontman Last week a video of eight-year-old Japanese drummer Yoyoka Soma playing Led Zeppelin on drums went viral — and now Robert Plant is reacting to her incredible performance. Yoyoka Soma has been drumming since she was two years old, and by five had formed a band, Kaneaiyoyoka, with her musically-minded parents. But it was a video contest entry for Hit Like a Girl, an international drumming contest for female percussionists, that put her on the world stage. In it, she drums along to the Led Zeppelin classic "Good Times Bad Times," and it's astounding to watch. The video has since garnered more than 2.5 million views. But what does Led Zeppelin co-founder and front man think? When he stepped into the q studio with Tom Power, we had to ask. "Listen to that," says Plant, amazed as he watches the video. "And the thing is, it's like falling off a log for her." He also says what the late Zeppelin drummer John Bonham would think if he could see it. https://www.cbc.ca/radio/q/blog/watch-robert-plant-s-reaction-to-8-year-old-girl-playing-led-zeppelin-on-drums-1.4710849
  9. Robert Plant Revisits Led Zeppelin And Examines The Blues Tradition On Father's Day In Chicago Jim Ryan , Contributor As the lead singer of Led Zeppelin, Robert Plant sold nearly 300 million records worldwide during a recording career that stretched from 1969 to 1982, making the group one of the best-selling in the history of recorded music. But it’s his desire to push the music forward at all times that has defined his solo career. Plant rarely looks back. And when he does it’s strictly on his own terms. At only 69 years of age, he’s a bit younger than some of his contemporaries. For the sake of comparison, Paul McCartney turned 76 today, while Daryl Hall, Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler and Sammy Hagar are all 70. That’s right – the lead singer of Led Zeppelin is younger than the singer of Hall & Oates. One of the great frontmen in rock and roll history, Plant commands the stage with a youthful exuberance, twirling the mic stand and working the crowd into a frenzy during a set that revisits Led Zeppelin while shining a light on his vastly underrated solo catalog. On stage at Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park yesterday, temperatures climbed to nearly 100 degrees on a humid Father’s Day outdoors in Chicago. But Plant remained in stunning voice throughout. “Now come on, Chicago! Let’s go!” he said midway through “Four Sticks” second in the set. From 1971’s Led Zeppelin IV album, Sunday night marked the first time Plant has dusted off the Zeppelin track so far on this tour. Not only did he premiere “Four Sticks,” he actually opened the show with three straight Led Zeppelin classics. “The Lemon Song” (complete with closing scream) and “What Is and What Should Never Be” bookended the premiere. The frontman teased the crowd with a reference to Zeppelin’s “Misty Mountain Hop,” before launching into “What Is and What Should Never Be” instead. “Suckers!” he joked as the crowd began to catch on to the ruse. “What do you think about Mexico today? Slapped those Germans around the back of the head!” he exclaimed excitedly in response to the stunning soccer upset which had unfolded earlier in the day on the World Cup pitch. The “Golden God” was in affable spirits throughout. Over the course of ninety minutes in Chicago, Plant and his six-piece backing band, the Sensational Space Shifters, put a surprising emphasis on the Zeppelin canon, adding their unique spin to eight tracks Zeppelin put to tape, plus one more that exists primarily amongst the bootleg community (Bukka White’s “Fixin’ to Die”). The full set consisted of 13 songs, only two of which - "The May Queen" and "Carry Fire" - came from his latest studio album, October's Carry Fire (his eleventh). In addition to his role as band frontman, Plant seemed to take equal pride in his role as de facto emcee. His storytelling on stage Sunday night was particularly sublime. “Just south of Memphis on Highway 61 was a town called Tunica, Mississippi,” he explained in his intro to the 2014 solo track “Turn it Up.” “It was the home to so many people who came to Chicago in the 30s, 40s and 50s and brought the music to us all,” he continued, adding a local connection to the story, referencing the origins of Chicago blues that were of particular influence on Led Zeppelin. “Just a little further south from Tunica across the river to Shreveport, Louisiana…” said Plant, picking the story back up a few songs later and establishing a breathtaking rendition of “Gallows Pole. “His name was Lead Belly and this was one of his songs." Plant’s fascinating story of the blues tradition made the connection between his Zeppelin output and his solo catalog through a pair of songs released nearly forty-five years apart. Led Zeppelin recorded their version of “Gallows Pole” for release in 1970 on Led Zeppelin III. On album, the track is powered by a bevy of acoustic and electric guitar. Sunday night, however, it more closely resembled a blues based, fiddle-fueled hootenanny driven as much by live violin. The best example though of Plant’s ability to put a contemporary spin on a familiar tune was in his live handling of “In the Mood.” From his second solo album The Principle of Moments in 1983, the cut is one of his most well-known solo tracks. But on-stage Sunday night, keyboards and violin drove the performance in front of a drumbeat that lent it a shuffle, rendering it nearly unrecognizable but no less satisfying. In terms of the Led Zeppelin material tackled, it was the softer moments that revealed the true power of Plant’s still remarkably strong voice. He’s notorious for the care he takes of his instrument and it was most obvious during “Going to California” and “Babe, I’m Gonna Leave You.” While the trademark scream unleashed at the climax of the latter would be impressive from a vocalist half his age, it was the pure delight he took in uttering lines like, “Someone told me there’s a girl out there / With love in her eyes and flowers in her hair,” that was palpable during the former. But while the show’s more tender moments may have belied Plant’s vocal strength, it was the more rocking moments that seemed to resonate most with the crowd. Robert Plant performs at Fox Theater on February 28, 2018 in Oakland, California. Space Shifters guitarists Justin Adams and Liam “Skin” Tyson team up on guitar to offer their interpretation of many a well-known song and Jimmy Page guitar part. Sunday’s set closed with a spirited, amped up take on a medley which weaved seamlessly between “Bring it on Home” and “Whole Lotta Love.” The latter, in particular, stayed surprisingly close to the Zeppelin original. It speaks volumes on Plant’s catalog that one of the most rocking songs in the history of rock music didn’t even necessarily seem like the obvious, hands down choice as show closer. In a solo career where Robert Plant has consistently tried new things, nostalgia be damned – and seldom failed – there’s inspiration to be taken in his steadfast refusal to reform what’s left of Led Zeppelin merely to make the quick buck. Things are far more interesting when he follows his muse wherever it leads. Jim Ryan is a Chicago based writer/broadcaster who's interviewed a Ramone and a Rolling Stone. Follow him on Twitter @RadioJimRyan or visit online at radiojimryan.com. radiojimryan@gmail.com https://www.forbes.com/sites/jimryan1/2018/06/19/robert-plant-sensational-space-shifters-led-zeppelin-fathers-day-jay-pritzker-pavilion-millennium-park-chicago/#267e797d7f67
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    Jimmy Page Vs Robbie Williams

    Also remember that it's officially a Listed Building – Grade I, 'Heritage at Risk' by the government.
  11. Photos: Robert Plant, Sheryl Crow @ Budweiser Stage https://aestheticmagazinetoronto.com/2018/06/16/photos-robert-plant-sheryl-crow-budweiser-stage-toronto/ http://www.thatericalper.com/2018/06/16/photo-gallery-robert-plant-and-the-sensational-space-shifters-at-torontos-budweiser-stage/
  12. Robert Plant - Rock 'n Roll (with Sheryl Crow, Toronto, June 15, 2018) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BbIND2jgyhY edit: Can't get youtube links to play anymore?
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    Jimmy Page Vs Robbie Williams

    Video interview at JP's house & great photos http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5849983/Jimmy-Page-reveals-treasures-works-art-says-Robbie-Williams-putting-risk.html
  14. Robert Plant played Forest Hills Stadium w/ Sheryl Crow By Lou Montesano http://www.brooklynvegan.com/robert-plant-played-forest-hills-stadium-w-sheryl-crow-pics-review-setlist/ Robert Plant held back the rains last night at Forest Hills Stadium for a memorable performance with the Sensational Space Shifters. The ageless and ever-evolving Plant will turn 70 later this year, continuing to move forward with new music and updated takes on classic Led Zeppelin tunes. Plant and the Space Shifters came into being in 2013 and have released two albums, 2014’s Lullaby and . . . The Ceaseless Roar and last year’s Carry Fire. Like their mystic front man, the band draws on global roots, with West African rhythms, Eastern strings and hard-rocking guitar that stands up to Jimmy Page’s original riffs that made Zeppelin’s music the powerhouse of its day. Clouds and light rain lingered over New York since early morning, but the skies began to brighten by the time tour mate Sheryl Crow was ready to open. Crow performed an upbeat set of familiar hits and paid proper homage. “Robert Plant is an architect of everything we do,” she said. Then, as the sun went down, Plant and crew took the stage, wasting no time setting a bluesy tone with “The Lemon Song.” From the Space Shifters’ first album, “Turn It Up” did just that, showcasing guitarists Justin Adams and Liam Tyson. Shifting to acoustic guitars, the pair supported Plant on “Going to California” and a rousing “Gallows Pole.” From his 2007 collaboration with Alison Krauss, Plant sang “Please Read the Letter,” another reminder of just how varied his career has been. Alternating between old and new, “Babe, I’m Gonna Leave You” from Zeppelin’s first album was followed by “The May Queen” (no relation to “Stairway”) from the current Carry Fire. Due to local noise restrictions, the show had a hard stop of 10 pm, but no one went home disappointed after encores of “I’m in the Mood for a Melody” and “Whole Lotta Love.” Plant’s legendary pipes are still capable of scaling heights, and the Sensational Space Shifters are an impressive collection of multi-instrumentalists more than capable of living up to one of rock’s most enduring legacies. Forest Hills Stadium is also a venerable venue. Home to the U.S. Tennis Open until 1978, its musical legacy includes The Beatles, Bob Dylan, The Rolling Stones and local boys Simon and Garfunkel. After a long hiatus as a performance space, it now offers an impressive lineup of concerts during the summer months. Upcoming shows will feature Roger Daltrey, Arctic Monkeys, Van Morrison and Willie Nelson, David Byrne and The National. — SETLIST: Robert Plant & The Sensational Space Shifters @ Forest Hills Stadium 6/13/2018 The Lemon Song (Led Zeppelin song) Turn It Up The May Queen Rainbow Going to California (Led Zeppelin song) Please Read the Letter (Robert Plant & Alison Krauss cover) Gallows Pole ([traditional] cover) Carry Fire Babe, I’m Gonna Leave You (Joan Baez cover) Little Maggie ([traditional] cover) Fixin’ to Die (Bukka White cover) Encore: In the Mood Bring It On Home / Whole Lotta Love / Santianna / Whole Lotta Love (Led Zeppelin song)
  15. Robert Plant Busts Out ‘Hot Dog’ In Richmond Jun 13, 2018 - By Scott Bernstein Vocalist Robert Plant is currently on the road for the latest North American leg of a tour in support of his Carry Fire album. Plant and his band The Sensational Space Shifters brought the run to Virginia Credit Union Live! At Richmond Raceway in Richmond, Virginia on Sunday, where they had a big surprise in store to begin their encore. Robert Plant led his ensemble through “Hot Dog” to start Sunday’s encore. Plant hadn’t played the country-tinged song from Led Zeppelin’s 1979 album In Through The Out Door since January 28, 1994 as per Setlist.FM’s records. Guitarists Justin Adams and Liam Tyson, drummer Dave Smith, keyboardist John Baggott, fiddler Seth Lakeman and bassist Billy Fuller do a fine job of backing Plant on the long-lost gem. The band went on to end the show in Richmond with a medley that incorporated parts of “Bring It On Home,” “Whole Lotta Love” and “Santianna.” Next up for Plant is a performance in New York City tonight. Hot Dog: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N6tL3k3-xg8 https://www.jambase.com/article/robert-plant-busts-hot-dog-richmond