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  1. This book is peoples memories of seeing Zeppelin live, and yes sure, as time has passed the memory can get a little fuzzy, but that's what makes these books interesting. Its peoples memories from that moment in time. Most are not Zeppelin fanatics and might have a few facts incorrect regarding set lists but these are that persons memories of that time. Not all the accounts are just about the gigs, but what they were doing in their life at that time. Example here: OAKLAND COLISEUM 2 SEPTEMBER 1970, OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA I WAS THERE: THERESA PARSON It was one of those nic
  2. They are all new accounts from fans around the world.
  3. Just wanted to tell you about a new book coming out on June 16. Led Zeppelin - The Day I Was There. A collection of over 500 eyewitness accounts of seeing Led Zeppelin live. With fans recalling memories of the earliest Yardbirds and Zeppelin shows at UK and European clubs right through until the O2 Ahmet Ertegun Tribute Concert in 2007. The book contains personal photographs, memorabilia, anecdotes, and fan stories that have never been published before. More info here: https://thisdayinmusicbooks.com/books/led-zeppelin-the-day-i-was-there/
  4. Four part Radio documentary here with Jimmy Page, John Paul Jones and Robert Plant talking about formation and the history of Led Zeppelin, along with Noddy Holder from Slade and former Melody Maker editor Chris Charlesworth, and Dave Lewis from Tight But Loose. http://www.thisdayinmusic.com/pages/led_zeppelin_story
  5. Part III of this interview with Jimmy Page is now here: http://www.thisdayinmusic.com/pages/led_zeppelin_story
  6. Radio documentary here with Jimmy Page and Robert Plant talking about formation and the history of Led Zeppelin, along with Noddy Holder from Slade and former Melody Maker editor Chris Charlesworth. http://www.thisdayinmusic.com/pages/led_zeppelin_story
  7. This book is out now: https://www.amazon.co.uk/No-Quarter-Three-Lives-Jimmy/dp/1783058218/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1477467190&sr=8-1&keywords=the+3+lives+of+Jimmy+pAGE
  8. Intersing blog here from the forthcoming book No Quarter: The Three Lives of Jimmy Page: http://justbackdated.blogspot.co.uk/2016/07/jimmy-page-day-jimmy-met-robert.html
  9. I think Jimmy comes over really well in these interviews. Top guy!
  10. Good three part Jimmy Page radio interview here with Jimmy talking about his career as a session guitarist and Zeppelin. http://www.thisdayinmusic.com/pages/tdim_radio_jimmy_page_documentary
  11. Any good at music quizzes? Good page of quizzes here, from Zeppelin, Classic Rock, Beatles, Pink Floyd, Bowie, Dylan, Queen, Springsteen, Janis Joplin and loads of others. See how many you can score out of 20: http://www.thisdayinmusic.com/pages/this_day_in_music_quiz
  12. 17th Nov 1966, Born on this day, Jeff Buckley, US singer songwriter, (1995 album 'Grace'). His singer songwriter father Tim Buckley, died on 29th June 1975 of a heroin and morphine overdose. Jeff Buckley drowned on 29th May 1997 in Wolf River Harbor on the Mississippi River - during a spontaneous evening swim - wearing boots and all of his clothing. He waded into the water fully clothed, singing the chorus of "Whole Lotta Love" by Led Zeppelin. More on Jeff Buckley here: http://www.thisdayinmusic.com/pages/jeff_buckley
  13. 8th Oct 1971, Led Zeppelin II was enjoying its 100th week on the UK album charts. It was the band's first album to hit No.1 in the US, knocking The Beatles' Abbey Road twice from the top spot, where it remained for seven weeks. When first released the album had advance orders of 400,000 copies in the USA, (the advertising campaign was built around the slogan Led Zeppelin II Now Flying). In 1999, it was certified 12 times Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for US sales in excess of 12 million copies. More here: http://www.thisdayinmusic.com/pages/led_zeppelin_ii
  14. See how many you can score out of 20. http://www.thisdayinmusic.com/pages/led_zeppelin_quiz
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