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Mr E

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  1. I've often thought about this but basically this is a great catchy song that was mysteriously left of the album even though it's the title track. A song like The Crunge made it onto the album, which I consider to be one of their weaker efforts. They also never played it live or not to my knowledge anyway, which makes you think they may not think highly of it. But then it has featured on every 'best of' that has been released. So a song that was left off of it's original album and never played live, but ends up on all the best ofs? Any thoughts?
  2. To be honest although I've enjoyed these releases I wish Jimmy had released a nice box set of all the original studio albums in nice lp replica sleeves and included just two discs of bonus material. I feel that what was released as companion discs could easily be refined to just two discs. A lot of the alternative tracks just sounded too similar to the originals. So here is my two disc 'best of' the the companion discs: 1. Whole Lotta Love (Rough Mix with vocal) 2. La La 3. Bathroom sound 4. Jennings farm blues 5. Keys to the highway/ trouble in mind 6. The Battle Of Evermore ( mandolin guitar mix) 7. Going To California (mandolin guitar mix) 8. The song remains the same (guitar overdub reference mix) 9. No Quarter (Rough mix with jpj keyboard overdubs - no vocal 10. Sick Again (early version) 11. Everybody Makes it through the light (early version/in transit 1. ribs and all carrot pod pod 2. if it keeps on raining (rough mix) 3. Baby Come On Home 4. Sugar Mama 5. Poor Tome (intrumental Mix) 6. Hey Hey What Can I Do 7. Four Hands ( Bombay Orchestra) 8. Friends (Bombay Orchestra) 9. St Tristans Sword 10. Walters Walk (rough Mix)
  3. Key to the highway clip - http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-27122989
  4. Radio 4 interview 23/04/2014: Jimmy Page - http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p01xrydj Robert Plant - http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p01xry49
  5. I've modelled mine on the 02 setlist but with a few changes and additions. Anything with a slash means they can alternate between songs on different nights. Good Times Bad Times/Communication Breakdown Black Dog Heartbreaker In My time of Dying For Your Life/The Rover/ Custard Pie/Houses of The holy Trampled Under Foot Nobody's Fault but Mine Going To California/That's The Way Bron-y-Aur Stomp No Quarter Since I've Been Loving You Dazed and Confused Stairway To Heaven Misty Mountain Hop Kashmir Encore 1 - Whole Lotta Love Rock and Roll Encore 2 - When The Levee Breaks Basically I've taken out Ramble On and The Song Remains The Same from the 02 setlist. I've added in Heartbreaker, a short acoustic set and and extra encore of When The Levee Breaks. Where they played For Your Life they could play Custard pie, The Rover or Houses Of the Holy on other nights and alternate between them.
  6. I wasn't alive in the 70s but I get the impression that Zeppelin somehow managed to be quietly massive in their homeland. They didn't get the media attention of other bands such as Stones, The Who etc but looking at album charts and concert attendances it's quite easy to see they had a very large following of fans in the UK that easily rivalled or even bettered other big bands of the time. Here's some British chart stats of their first four albums just to demonstrate how they compared to two other big bands of the time: Led Zeppelin - Chart Peak = 6 Weeks in chart = 79 Led Zeppelin II - Chart Peak = 1 Weeks in chart = 138 Led Zeppeliin III - Chart Peak = 1 Weeks in chart = 40 Led Zeppelin IV - Chart Peak = 1 Weeks in chart = 77 The Rolling Stones: Beggars Banquet - Chart Peak = 3 Weeks in chart = 12 Let It Bleed - Chart Peak = 1 Weeks in chart = 29 Sticky Fingers - Chart Peak = 1 Weeks in chart = 25 Exile In main Street - Chart Peak = 1 Weeks in chart = 16 The Who: Tommy - Chart Peak = 2 Weeks in chart = 9 Live At Leeds - Chart Peak = 3 Weeks in chart = 21 Who's Next - Chart peak = 1 Weeks in chart = 13 Quadrophenia - Chart Peak = 2 Weeks in chart = 13 http://www.officialc...led%20zeppelin/ Having said all that they probably are bigger in America. Their sales rival Beatles and Elvis in the States.
  7. London 2012 Olympics: the full musical playlist for the Olympic opening ceremony Captain Algernon Drummond, William Johnson Cory - Eton Boating Song Elgar, AC Benson - Land of Hope and Glory The Jam - Going Underground Muse - Map of the Problematique Big Ben Chimes Sex Pistols - God Save the Queen The Clash - London Calling Simon May - EastEnders Theme The Shipping Forecast Sir Hubert Parry, William Blake - Jerusalem Elgar - Nimrod Handel - Arrival of the Queen of Sheba Eric Coates - Dambusters March Handel - Music for the Royal Fireworks Monty Norman - James Bond Theme Mike Oldfield - Tubular Bells Mike Oldfield - In Dulci Jubilo Vangelis - Chariots of Fire BBC News 1954 Arthur Wood - The Archers Theme Winifred Atwell - Black and White Rag Sugababes - Push the Button OMD - Enola Gay David Rose - The Stripper Lionel Bart - Food Glorious Food Irwin Kostal, Richard Sherman, Robert Sherman - Bedknobs and Broomsticks Rizzle Kicks - When I Was a Youngster Eric Clapton - Wonderful Tonight Colin Tully - Gregorys Girl Theme William Pitt - City Lights The Who - My Generation The Rolling Stones - Satisfaction Millie Small - My Boy Lollipop The Kinks - All Day and All of the Night The Beatles - She Loves You Mud - Tiger Feet Led Zeppelin - Trampled Under Foot The Specials - A Message to You Rudy David Bowie - Starman Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody Sex Pistols - Pretty Vacant Duran Duran - The Reflex New Order - Blue Monday Frankie Goes to Hollywood - Relax Soul II Soul - Back To Life Happy Mondays - Step On Eurythmics - Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This) The Verve - Bittersweet Symphony Prodigy - Firestarter Underworld - Born Slippy Jaan Kenbrovin, John William Kellette - Im Forever Blowing Bubbles Blur - Song 2 Dizzee Rascal - Bonkers Tigerstyle - Nacnha Onda Nei (contains Michael Jackson - Billie Jean, Queen & David Bowie - Under Pressure and Ilaiyaraaja - Naanthaan Ungappanda) Arctic Monkeys - I Bet You Look Good on the Dancefloor Mark Ronson & Amy Winehouse - Valerie Radiohead - Creep Muse - Uprising Kano & Mikey J - Random Antics Tinie Tempah - Pass Out MIA - Paper Planes Coldplay - Viva La Vida The Chemical Brothers - Galvanize Franz Ferdinand - Take Me Out Kaiser Chiefs - I Predict a Riot Roll Deep - Shake a Leg Adele - Rolling in the Deep Oasis - The Hindu Times Oasis - Wonderwall Emeli Sande - Heaven William Monk/Henry Francis - Abide With Me Pink Floyd - Eclipse The Beatles - The End The Beatles - Hey Jude David Bowie - Heroes Eric Spear - Coronation Street Theme Ron Grainer - Doctor Who Theme John Philip Sousa - Monty Python Theme/The Liberty Bell David Bowie - Absolute Beginners http://www.telegraph...g-ceremony.html
  8. Kashmir - A true all time rock classic - 10/10 In My Time Of Dying - One of my favourite riffs, heavy as hell - 10/10 How Many More Times - Another tremendous riff - 10/10 In The Light - Underrated classic from Physical graffiti - 9/10 Carouselambra - Another underrated gem - 8/10 Tea For One - Good song but outstays its welcome. Also running out of ideas rewriting Since I've Been Loving You - 7/10 Achilles Last Stand - Goes on for too long. Never quite understood the love this song gets - 6/10
  9. I'd agree with that. Iommi's tone was very thick and sludgy which gave Sabbath their heavy sound. With Zep if you listen to a song like Misty Mountain Hop you can see that a lot of Zep's heaviness came from Bonham's drumming. When the song starts the keyboard riff is quite light, then Page's guitar comes in which gives it some hard rock kick, but then Bonham comes crashing in and the whole thing becomes lot heavier and more powerful. Without Bonham that song would have sounded a lot lighter.
  10. 60s - The Beatles 70s - (Can't really decide as I like most of the big bands from this decade.) 80s - Guns N Roses 90s - Nirvana or Oasis 00s - The Strokes or Coldplay
  11. Status Quo Faces Humble Pie C'mon Everybody
  12. Thanks for posting. Strange how Jimmy refused to do a solo, seems like he's lacking confidence or something.
  13. I'll give each song a little rating because some of them I really like even though they may be my least favorite on the album. Led Zeppelin I - Your Time Is Gonna Come - 4/5 Led Zeppelin II - The Lemon Song - 4/5 Led Zeppelin III - Out On The Tiles - 4/5 Led Zeppelin IV - Four Sticks - 5/5 Houses Of the Holy - The Crunge - 2/5 Physical Graffiti - Sick Again - 3/5 Presence - Candy Store Rock - 3/5 In Through The Outdoor - Fool In The Rain - 3/5 Coda - Walter's Walk - 1/5
  14. 1. Black Dog 2. Whole Lotta Love 3. Custard Pie 4. Immigrant Song 5. Good Times bad Times 6. The Song Remains The Same 7. In The Evening 8. Achilles Last stand Closers: 1. When the Levee Breaks 2. How Many More Times 3. Bring It On Home 4. The Ocean 5. Tea For One 6. Hats Off To (Roy) Harper 7. I'm Gonna Crawl 8. Sick Again
  15. My 3 favourite bands. The Holy Trinity of rock music - no one else really comes close in my opinion. Quite silly that a show with 'Rock n Roll' in the title didn't have The Greatest Rock 'n' Roll Band of All Time in the final 3. But hey, it was just a bit of fun I suppose and Zeppelin won!
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