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led zeppelin and the osmonds?

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every 4th Thursday thru Sunday on THE OSMOND HOUR

September 27th should be the 4th Thursday of the month.  Will there be discussion of Led Zeppelin ?

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On 9/10/2018 at 2:05 AM, Bozoso73 said:

I never knock people for their tastes but Im already in a foul mood so beat it troll and take your Osmonds toys and posters and catch the dam short bus out of town. . 

Oh and PS FWIW Led Zeppelin would have NEVER been caught dead putting that crap on a bill let alone on stage with them. . 

I never knock people for being rude when they honestly don't know what they are talking about. Thank you for proving my point Zep Head.  Led-Zeppelin and The Osmonds became cool friends over the years.  Most cool bands respect other cool bands when they realize they are master musicians and that is how Led Zeppelin, Ozzie and all the cool bands felt about the Osmonds who rocked.  In fact, it's cool how many recorded some of The OSMOND tunes, especially Crazy Horses which Ozzie Osbourne is quoted as saying "Crazy Horses is the best rock song ever written".

The toys were for the younger Osmonds.  A different band. Not you fault if you haven't heard them, Like my first note said the first 4 wanted to rock but upper management pushed them in the back.  Jimmy Page was a big fan of Wayne Osmonds playing, Jay Osmond was and still is on to the best drummers in the biz, etc.., etc.. I have some cool stories on tape discussing some very cool times when Led Zeppelin & the Osmonds would hang together. Sorry your in a foul mood dude, just kick back and enjoy the tunes and be happy!  It's all good Dude!

Wayne & Merrill Osmond.jpg

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On 9/10/2018 at 2:37 AM, SymphonyX said:

every 4th Thursday thru Sunday on THE OSMOND HOUR

September 27th should be the 4th Thursday of the month.  Will there be discussion of Led Zeppelin ?

Thanks tor the question. There have been several shows regarding Led Zeppelin.  In fact The OSMONDS played a remake of a Led Zeppelin song. This month the show is having a contest allowing fans around the world pick the songs for the show so chances are there will be a lot of the bubble gum songs as the teenage girls loved those songs.  But, you gave me a great idea SymphonyX! (cool name by the way!)!  I will make a couple of calls to see if I can set up some interviews (An Hour With Led-Zeppelin & The Osmonds)!  Thank you SymphonyX!  If the show works out I will be sure and give you credit for the show idea and a copy of the show!

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This sounds really interesting and would love to hear different stories.    It's kinda expected for people to jump on you and having only 1 post.   LOL, you basically entering a wolves den here and going to get ripped apart.

I saw one of your videos and it seems you're definitely a verified source when you have members of the Osmonds mentioning your name !!   This sounds really cool and fascinating.

 

 

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Jay Osmond wanted the Osmonds to play rock and roll, but his father and the record label had different ideas

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On 9/10/2018 at 1:37 AM, SteveAJones said:

A single post newbie with no proof, what's not to believe?

Everyone was a "Newbie" at one time or another. I'm certainly not here to argue, I read several folks asking if it really happened or not so I posted to help solve the mystery once and for all.  I do have proof and will be happy to share.  I just need to convert the software so I can download it here. Have a great weekend!

 

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Thank you Zep Head, you're cool.  I have no problem entering a lions den when I know the facts.  I am here to help, not be rude and call anyone names. Usually the ones who make childish rude comments are just insecure and frustrated because it' sucks to not know your music history.   In this case THE OSMONDS hanging out backstage with Led Zeppelin then being invited to join them on stage to perform a tune with them.  What many don't know is that it doesn't stop there.  The next night one of the members of Led Zeppelin went to THE OSMONDS concert.  I'll be happy to share more if anyone wants more facts. Peace.

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4 hours ago, Osbro said:

Yes, it really happened and a whole lot more!!

Maybe (benefit of doubt) except for any onstage activity, that never happened.

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I have some serious doubts about any stage collaboration.  I avidly followed LZ in real time and I never heard of this.  While I will acknowledge that press stories back then were a lot easier to control than they are today, what with social media and the just about anybody in the world being able to film/record/post about major events, I just can't see this even being one of those hidden (by Grant) stories.  The Osmonds were pretty big back then and the media were all over them.  Even for Zep, just about every sliver of mundane information about them has found its way into books, magazines, documentaries, interviews, etc., that this would surely have come out.

It didn't happen.

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Defending your favorite band is under stable but, there is nothing to be ashamed of.  If you really heard the Osmonds perform, not just hear a bubble gum song on the radio and assume all Osmond songs sounded the same then you would know just how good they were.  Just because you never read it, doesn't mean that it didn't happen.  The Osmonds were fans of Zep and Zep were fans of The Osmonds. The Osmonds spent time back stage with Zep the last night of their gig in England (throwing frisbees) while waiting to go back onstage to perform an encore, when it was time to go back on stage Zep told The Osmonds "come on!" and The Osmonds joined Zep on stage.  The Osmonds performed the following night at the same venue using Zeps sound system and amps so they could be heard over the screaming fans. In fact, John Bonham took his son Jason to The Osmonds concert the following night.  It did happen.

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2 hours ago, Osbro said:

Defending your favorite band is under stable but, there is nothing to be ashamed of.  If you really heard the Osmonds perform, not just hear a bubble gum song on the radio and assume all Osmond songs sounded the same then you would know just how good they were.  Just because you never read it, doesn't mean that it didn't happen.  The Osmonds were fans of Zep and Zep were fans of The Osmonds. The Osmonds spent time back stage with Zep the last night of their gig in England (throwing frisbees) while waiting to go back onstage to perform an encore, when it was time to go back on stage Zep told The Osmonds "come on!" and The Osmonds joined Zep on stage.  The Osmonds performed the following night at the same venue using Zeps sound system and amps so they could be heard over the screaming fans. In fact, John Bonham took his son Jason to The Osmonds concert the following night.  It did happen.

Wow, this thread is 3 years old!?? Looks like the Osmond's were in London in late May 75 and did play Earl's Court right after Zep. I don't disbelieve any of what you've said except that you claim Zep invited them onstage...however, there is no film footage, no photos and the bootlegs don't bear that out....so where is your proof?  🤔😕

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On 10/17/2018 at 10:51 PM, porgie66 said:

.so where is your proof?

There is none. .The last 2 shows of EC are filmed and The Osmonds are nowhere to be found.  Do I believe they were fans and got preferential treatment backstage or great seats?  Sure.  Percy says before NQ on 5/25 that the Osmonds will be here next week but thats it.  I went on Osmondmania and it says nothing in the timeline about jamming or hanging out with LZ.    

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1 minute ago, Bozoso73 said:

There is none. .The last 2 shows of EC are filmed and The Osmonds are nowhere to be found.  Do I believe they were fans and got preferential treatment backstage or great seats?  Sure.  Percy says before NQ on 5/25 that the Osmonds will be here next week but thats it.    

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