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Led Zeppelin Photo Mysteries

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2 hours ago, sam_webmaster said:

I have the original magazine  somewhere.... They're taken in Hamburg. Not sure who the woman is.

Plant is able to contort his face the goofiest! 

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Isn't it Pat Bonham with them? Every time I see that photo I can almost hear my mum saying "if the wind changes you'll stay like that!"

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11 hours ago, sam_webmaster said:

I have the original magazine  somewhere.... They're taken in Hamburg. Not sure who the woman is.

 

7 hours ago, SteveAJones said:

Possibly a fan backstage prior to the show. Here's another:

http://www.ledzeppelin.com/image/hamburg-1970-backstage 

Thank you both for this. Fascinating stuff!

6 hours ago, 76229 said:

Isn't it Pat Bonham with them? Every time I see that photo I can almost hear my mum saying "if the wind changes you'll stay like that!"

No idea. I did a quick Google search and all I could find of Pat were either poor quality images or recent photos. I guess I'll wait for the experts to weigh in, though I doubt it's her since they would probably have known! ;)

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Ok. I simply HAVE to know more about the photo below. All I could find was a caption that says "Robert Plant of Led Zeppelin performing on stage in 1972 wearing a joke mask and holding up a cutout of Homepride Fred. January 01, 1972" I'm pretty sure the date is wrong. Does anyone know when/where this was specifically taken? And what's the story behind him wearing the mask? Or the cutout for that matter? :hysterical:

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12 hours ago, ZepHead315 said:

Ok. I simply HAVE to know more about the photo below. All I could find was a caption that says "Robert Plant of Led Zeppelin performing on stage in 1972 wearing a joke mask and holding up a cutout of Homepride Fred. January 01, 1972" I'm pretty sure the date is wrong. Does anyone know when/where this was specifically taken? And what's the story behind him wearing the mask? Or the cutout for that matter? :hysterical:

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It's Newcastle 1972. There was a Monty Python theme/vibe that night. Also have a backstage pic of the whole band wearing masks, if I can find it....

 

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Would the last one have anything to do with the Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert on the 20th April 1992.

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5 hours ago, anniemouse said:

Would the last one have anything to do with the Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert on the 20th April 1992.

Quite likely but uncertain.

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On 2/18/2017 at 10:16 AM, bluecongo said:

See Jimmy's comments on Syd and Jimi, believe it ! 

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Very interesting article to get a glimpse of the times.

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On 4/6/2018 at 12:44 PM, SteveAJones said:

Robert Plant with Brian May & Roger Taylor. Where and when?

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This was taken at a gig by Roger Taylor's side band, The Cross, in London - March 10, 1988, Town and Country Club . Robert and Brian attended.

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7 minutes ago, sam_webmaster said:

This was taken at a gig by Roger Taylor's side band, The Cross, in London - March 10, 1988, Town and Country Club . Robert and Brian attended.

Thanks so much!

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I am sure this not a mystery to many here, but I am wondering who is in the photo with Maureen, Carmen, and Karac?  One of the road crew?

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6 hours ago, John M said:

I am sure this not a mystery to many here, but I am wondering who is in the photo with Maureen, Carmen, and Karac?  One of the road crew?

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I believe it's Dennis Sheehan, who was Robert's assistant while on tour.

Dennis & Bonzo accompanied Robert back to England the following month.

http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/music/posts/la-et-ms-robert-plant-dennis-sheehan-tour-manager-led-zeppelin-u2-20150528-story.html

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/obituaries/dennis-sheehan-tour-manager-who-kept-led-zeppelin-s-worst-excesses-in-check-before-becoming-a-10287969.html

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/obituaries/11660015/Dennis-Sheehan-tour-manager-obituary.html

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On 5/19/2018 at 2:29 PM, SteveAJones said:

Steve, thank you for sharing so much information.  Dennis had an amazing career.  

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On 4/27/2017 at 7:30 AM, sam_webmaster said:

I have the original magazine  somewhere.... They're taken in Hamburg. Not sure who the woman is.

 

 

On 4/26/2017 at 6:31 PM, ZepHead315 said:

I'm sure some of you all have seen this photo before (it's in the Crazy and Funny photos thread, as well as the Band Photos thread), but I haven't seen any real discussions about the story behind it (unless I missed it). When/where was this taken? Who is the woman with them?

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Also found a second, larger image from the same time:

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Could it be Carol Cleveland?   it would explain the weird faces.

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On 4/26/2017 at 1:54 PM, Dallas Knebs said:

EC this is the one you want...

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Of all the great images in this thread, lets go back and discuss this one.....

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