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  1. rm2551

    Backstage arguments?

    Thats really interesting about Bonzo. Think of how beautiful the drumming is even as early on as How Many More Times when he is whispering through the middle break and other light touches in later tracks like Ten Years Gone - it seems he did have a good understanding of light and shade. Maybe very early nerves???
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    Led Zeppelin 50th Anniversary

    ^Beautiful car!!!
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    New EVSD soundboard?

    That's the rub! As dry and lifeless as they are, remasters or matrix's with good aud sources are the go! And as others say, there are some brilliant '77 gigs not yet out there. Personally, I'll be happy either way. A great new live show you say??? YAY!
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    Random Thoughts v.3

    I cannot imagine what its going to be like 30-40 years from now when I think of 30-40 years ago. So incredibly fundamentally different. Will be interesting to see where we head. Hopefully the world will have a bucket of cold water thrown on it and come to it's senses somewhat and progress to a better place than what we seem to be in. Where if you want to really know about something you seek answers from knowledgeable people like academics, scientists, or acknowledged experts in the field. Where opinions are discussed, but basic truth is not up for debate but accepted. (the world actually is round! who knew!!!) Where communication and interaction somewhat goes back to people directly talking with all the politeness, nuance, body language, and reasonableness that that interaction brings. You know, where there is so much more civility. Where everything is not about clicks and advertising revenues or marketing angles.
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    Backstage arguments?

    lol. I wonder about the setlist for the coming US tour that never eventuated. Surely White Summer was gone.
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    Led Zeppelin 50th Anniversary

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    Long Live Led Zeppelin

    That's harsh JTM. When I first found this forum and started getting into boots his was the first and main treasure trove. Without it I was lost and scrambling for scraps. Now I know some enjoy the hunt for boots and get into that as a challenge or mission or whatever, I'd rather spend time listening than searching. So to me Hunter provided a window into live shows I had no idea was so vast. Can't thank him enough. So to each their own, but understand, I'm incredibly thankful for good reason. I never encountered hunter taking credit for anything. I'm fully aware he collects from sources. Not sure if you are implying he should be giving more credit where it's due? Maybe a tag on each boot crediting the work of those that remaster or provide certain shows/titles??? Maybe, dunno... I do agree 100% about MP3's. I've even suggested over time and where possible boots get updated to flacs but since I don't bother making the effort to host a site, it's just a friendly suggestion. I'm willing to (and do) share what I have freely with others as it's all about enjoying the shows. I think that's the crux of Hunters site. To share these great treasures. To make them available freely and easily.
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    What Made You Un-Happy Today ?

    Kiwi, that might not be a bad idea. Allow a specific slot of time for yourself to wallow/chill/tune out/self absorb - then BOOM! Get a plan together and renew yourself. Self pity or reflection can be useful when done right. Once done, leave it behind. Good luck with it all.
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    New Mystery Soundboard?

    Agree. As frustrating as it is between releases, at least we get releases!!!!! I have hopes like everyone else for specific releases, but how crap would it be without any?!?!
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    Long Live Led Zeppelin

    I would encourage the good folk of this forum to share any new gems found/acquired with hunter so he can continue to provide for us die hard fans. it's so good that there is so much available. I don't think I'll ever get over live Zep. I want it to be the last thing I hear and played at my damn funeral.
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    Backstage arguments?

    Wow, that's interesting. Must've been good gear as the Copenhagen warm ups were unreal. Enough to clear the mind and "heighten" without it being too strong??? Strange.
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    What's the weather like where you are?

    Finally the rain has come. Front lawn has gone from dead brown dust bowl to half green with lots of new green shoots. so 2 days of pretty solid rain, and now humidity is off the charts - still high 20's without the sun.
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    Random Thoughts v.3

    Well you're GONNA know. A hangover from a vodka drinking session. After the second one, I have not had more than a single vodka at a time - EVER. It literally feels like someone has embedded a large axe in my skull. I was wishing for death. It lasted for between 1-2 hours but felt like an eternity.
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    New website/ live Zeppelin?

    agree. It will be interesting to see just what the streaming service actually is....
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    New website/ live Zeppelin?

    Not just that one either - but mainly that one... lol.
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    Binge Watching favorites (TV)

    We binged After Life as well and I concur, its brilliant. Ricky Gervias is a fucking GENIUS. After we finished the series, we took a look at Derek - another series by Ricky. @chillumpuffer - Derek is just as good. Funny as fuck and really interesting characters. Very funny and very sad within minutes.
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    New website/ live Zeppelin?

    yeah, I realise multi's are what studios use to release, but soundboards given a studio treatment by engineers is the next best (and only) option. While far from perfect, if a lot of sounboards were to be made available after being thoroughly worked through, I still think it could be fantastic. But that optimism is ahead of realistic expectation I must admit....
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    New website/ live Zeppelin?

    It is possible Page has a ton of early boards that he could release, is that right?? So there is a wealth of previously unheard in good sound quality stuff to put out. If no, why bother? If yes, AMAZEBALLS!!!
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    Bron-Yr-Aur Live

    Beautiful to hear that played so well in a garden/back yard setting. Thanks.
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    Song recomendations

    One of the truly great backhands.
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    Song recomendations

    Welcome. There is also In Through The Outdoor (you may have just missed it in your post) The deluxe edition CD's do have some bonuses. Info is abundant online. Some never released songs (St Tristans sword, 2 carrots pod pod, etc..) Some tracks are instrumentals only takes of released tracks (The Song Remains The Same for example which is EXCELLENT) which are quite nice and some are rough mixes (some supposed rough mixes are near identical). If you really get into Zep, I recommend acquiring the official release deluxe CD's that have the companion CD. This will give you everything I believe. This forum, and google in general are your friends. use them. The live area is the deep end. Apart from official stuff there are literally hundreds of bootleg concerts available. Some in superb quality and brilliant live shows. Good luck mate!
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    New Zep YouTube channel - PFoZ!!

    While replacing the vocals with a guitar piece is probably going to be ugly and awkward, I think exploring this for a rendition of one of the really great live renditions of Thank You is warranted. At least to be tested/explored and see if it sounds hokey or actually works. Thank You live could be another cracking good work. Give it a go guys...
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    March 21st 1975 Matrix

    Link sent.
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    New Zep YouTube channel - PFoZ!!

    I'm telling you George, That IS unrivalled. If you guys could set that up with that monster '77 power sound at venues and remain clear and concise like that - that could not fail. I'd pay a LOT to see that. I'd fly to Sydney if u played the Opera House as I reckon it could be billed as a "premier" gig. Of course, you'll have to hook a brother up with tickets. The only other comment I want to make is I don't know how you are going to find a singer when the band is so on. It has to be one in a million. I hope you do. I think it could remain without though to be honest. Oh, and that is the PERFECT end to my day.
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    Trains for Railfans

    That area is so picturesque/beautiful and with a steam train going through it must be magical.