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Jimmy Page confirms 2018 release(s)

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1 hour ago, paplbojo said:

I am in shock that there are so many people complaining about this. What the hell is going on here?

If Page releases live shows that have been professionally remastered, and I don't give a crap what shows they are, be it Tempe, I'd be ecstatic. Few real fans it seems. Just be happy and excited. Too much time on your hands?

Top three I hope get streamed, any show from:

Back to the clubs tour 1971

Copenhagen 1979

UK winter tour 1971

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3 hours ago, paplbojo said:

I am in shock that there are so many people complaining about this. What the hell is going on here?

If Page releases live shows that have been professionally remastered, and I don't give a crap what shows they are, be it Tempe, I'd be ecstatic. Few real fans it seems. Just be happy and excited. Too much time on your hands?

Top three I hope get streamed, any show from:

Back to the clubs tour 1971

Copenhagen 1979

UK winter tour 1971

Agree, I will be happy regardless of format, I just want the damn stuff released.

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I read the article and am quite glad to have new material this way. I'd LOVE to have physical product esp vinyl, but if this is what we get then so be it. I'll just have to run my iPad or computer through the Harmon Kardon amp.

One thing that wasn't mentioned (unless I missed it) will the streaming be free (possibly with adds) or will we have to pay for non-sponsored streams like you have to do on Pandora, etc? 

I also wonder, if the shows/streams will now be unedited - maybe its a cheaper digital royalty payment to artists they covered live but weren't included on the physical releases? Like It's Your Thing and For What Its Worth on the BBC Sessions and countless other WLL or HMMT Medleys. 

Either way, I'm looking forward to it for sure! 

Edited by The Only Way To Fly

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8 hours ago, paplbojo said:

I am in shock that there are so many people complaining about this. What the hell is going on here?

If Page releases live shows that have been professionally remastered, and I don't give a crap what shows they are, be it Tempe, I'd be ecstatic. Few real fans it seems. Just be happy and excited. Too much time on your hands?

Top three I hope get streamed, any show from:

Back to the clubs tour 1971

Copenhagen 1979

UK winter tour 1971

4 hours ago, IpMan said:

Agree, I will be happy regardless of format, I just want the damn stuff released.

Question 4members and Ipman: Is there anything we haven't heard?

1971 Or 1972, I would pay Megamoola to hear whether it be live-streamed, bootlegged, unreleased or not, but the 1975 stuff is all we usually get.

New release hoopla = 1975. I love Physical Graffiti. But when you are welcomed to dinner once a year and it's the same dish... 

This is the 50th Anniversary after all. Anniversary between Led Zeppelin and the fans of Led Zeppelin. 50 is a HUGE number for fans!

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Some new streaming stuff going on today (not unreleased music as such) & the band's Facebook page has a new '50th Anniversary' banner thing.

Maybe this is it starting now...

 

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4 hours ago, Mook said:

Some new streaming stuff going on today (not unreleased music as such) & the band's Facebook page has a new '50th Anniversary' banner thing.

Maybe this is it starting now...

 

Yes, definitely starting. It seems clear that after the initial plan to start the 50th on the anniversary of their first live show (Sep 7) fell through, and they instead did the delayed release of The Song Remains the Same remaster on that date, they instead pegged the 50th's beginning to the beginning of the recording sessions for Zep I.

The only question now is, do we get an announcement of a new, previously unreleased album of some kind in the next couple of weeks, for November/holiday buying season release - or do we get a November announcement for a January 2019 release, to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the release of Zep I?

My money is on the latter, although of course I'd love to see something come out sooner.

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I thought the suprise interviews on Spotify were good, and it hyped me up that the WIZARD has more up his sleeve than we all know, but I could be wrong

 

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Thanks for the memories Fisheads.

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I expect nothing, but I hope the live stuff mentioned comes out. It is a bit painful to see these anniversary dates come and go,

with serious fans then stating. some other significant date stuff may be released. Of course we can't forget that apart from

the live BBC dates/sessions Page will always go overboard on processing any live official release, even replacing some notes

from a solo or even adding a 2nd guitar(The Ocean, among others, from HTWWW).

What irks me much more( at least with boots you still have something to listen to) is that I simply don't believe there aren't

quite a bit more alt versions of songs, or songs with different arrangements guitar wise with experimental overdubs, etc.

I've said this many times, Jimmy is not a trained arranger/conductor etc. like JPJ, he has to physically hear an arrangement,

play parts and then overdubs( If he wants)), and then assess the results from the board. Now to say that Jimmy just trashed

the previous overdubs, just recorded over them, or just told Eddie Kramer or whomever was the co-engineer, Hey, do whatever

you want with those alt takes, throw them out if you wish, is preposterous. I will admit, songs like Stairway, Kashmir, but not

too many others, there is a lot of boot stuff that has ample messing around " stuff ". Of course some songs came together

very quickly for the band in the studio, they only did two or three takes, tops, so some songs just didn't have much variation. And JIMMY, he's lost a lot of credibility and respect downgrading the Zep stock. Stlii love him, but not what he says'.

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