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gibsonfan159

How did Zep travel between shows before the "Starship"?

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I've read the books and seen almost every photo, but I don't recall reading or seeing anything about how the band traveled in the early days. Did they have a bus? Are there pics of the bus or the band on it? Did they magically teleport from show to show? Can someone give a reference to something about their early touring that describes their road experience?

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Per Richard Cole's book(s), they predominately used commercial aircraft in the US prior to leasing The Starship. They also used a station wagon rather extensively on that first US tour, which he discusses in his book(s). In Europe and Japan they tended to use the trains often.

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Planes, Trains and Automobiles.

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Jimmy has kept just about everything pertaining to the band's history.

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On 8/11/2017 at 9:35 PM, SteveAJones said:

 They also used a station wagon rather extensively on that first US tour, which he discusses in his book(s). 

All I can picture is the car from National Lampoons Vacation.

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