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  1. The 11th is a Jimmy train wreck almost nothing there of use. Maybe No Quarter thats it.
  2. Yeah just MAYBE bangin her sister was issue
  3. Whitehead finally got popped sorry had to RIP
  4. Fair enough, but still, this is one of my all time fave Heartbreakers Jimmy just kills it imho
  5. Totally disagree on Heartbreaker come on man that’s best post 73 version ! Listen to that solo when the band kicks in he nails everything !
  6. 6-23-77 #1 it’s just the most cohesive sprawling version ever pure magic start to finish TSRTS original LP version, I know it’s edited but I don’t give a F one of Jimmy’s all time best solos hands down 7-24-79 excellent stripped down late era version with killer solos and fills by Bonzo A+ 5-18-75 weird expressive solo from Page excellent all around
  7. I met Jimmy at his home in Windsor in 1988. He was very polite and nice and spoke to me for about 15 minutes and shook my hand.
  8. No one that I have ever seen has asked Plant about this in any interviews. I think, in hindsight, Grant really let Plant down in this regard, he chose profit over Plants long term vocal health.
  9. A buddy of mine said he and his friends saw Zep at MSG in 75, and they were all disappointed with Plant. It was shocking to them when they opened with Rock n Roll and he sang a full octave lower than album cut. I’m sure they weren’t alone in that sentiment.
  10. Zep was spiraling down, and a huge part of it was the dysfunction of Peter Grant. Grant was as much of an addict as anyone was, Swan Song et al was crumbling, clear heads were needed to right the ship, obviously. If Zep could’ve have gotten fresh management, sobered up, they very well could have continued, alas is wasn’t to be.
  11. One of my fave Firm stories from Jimmys tech Tim Marten: Paul was bitching about them taking too much time between songs, and gained the nickname “Prickly” during the next show, as Marten approached Jimmy with his guitar between songs, he said Jimmy would hop backwards away from him yelling “ Quickly for Prickly !” Haha that’s classic Jimmy !
  12. The OD pedal just acts like a boost, sometimes you want that “extra push over the cliff” as it were
  13. I agree, way too much negativity directed at these guys. Jimmy ain’t gonna be with us too much longer, I’m thankful that he’s still around all things considered!
  14. Hey ! Im a working musician, and I of course play Zep tunes! And I have an outside the box suggestion. you don’t need a Marshall stack, at all. Or any stack for that matter. I use a little amp called a Quilter Aviator. These Quilter amps are SICK. They are small, lightweight, compact, but pack an absolute monstrous punch. Check out their line of amps, you could score a sweet combo amp that I guarantee will kick their ass. Here is little video of my band playing large outdoor amphitheater. Youll hear Kashmir in there. This is coming from an 8” speaker on a 20w amp, running a direct line into house PA. Quilter.
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