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    This Day in Music

    Aug 7th 2007, a judge warned Pete Doherty that he could face jail or a community order over drugs offences. In July, the 28-year-old Babyshambles frontman pleaded guilty to driving illegally while in possession of crack cocaine, heroin, ketamine and cannabis. 2002, three members of Oasis were injured when the taxi they were travelling in was involved in a crash during a US tour in Indianapolis. Noel Gallagher, Andy Bell and Jay Darlington were all taken to hospital and treated for cuts and bruises. 1997, Garth Brooks played to the largest crowd ever in New York's Central Park. An estimated 1 million people attended the live concert with an additional 14.6 million viewing live on HBO. 1983, appearing at The Lyceum in London, England, former Magazine frontman Howard Devoto. The support band was The Smiths. 1976, UK music weekly Melody Maker gave The Sex Pistols their first front cover. 1969, during a North American tour Led Zeppelin appeared at the Berkeley Community Theatre, California. 1957, The Quarry Men played at the Cavern Club in Liverpool, (without Paul McCartney who was away at Boy Scout summer camp). The Cavern was still a jazz club, but skiffle was tolerated, but when John Lennon dared to play ‘Hound Dog’ and ‘Blue Suede Shoes’, the club owner sent a note to the stage saying, "Cut out the bloody rock!" More at http://www.thisdayinmusic.com
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
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    Zeppelin Radio documentary

    Part III of this interview with Jimmy Page is now here: http://www.thisdayinmusic.com/pages/led_zeppelin_story
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    The Three Lives of Jimmy Page

    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
  7. 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
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    Jimmy Page Session Man

    I think Jimmy comes over really well in these interviews. Top guy!
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    Test you musical knowledge

    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
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    Jeff Buckley

    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
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    Today In Led Zeppelin History

    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
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    Led Zeppelin Quiz

    See how many you can score out of 20. http://www.thisdayinmusic.com/pages/led_zeppelin_quiz
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    Happy birthday Robert

    Happy birthday to Robert Plant, born on 20th Aug 1948. More on Zeppelin: http://www.thisdayinmusic.com/pages/led_zeppelin_form
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    Jeff Healey

    From http://www.thisdayinmusic.com March 2nd, 2008, Canadian guitarist, singer, Jeff Healey, died of cancer. Healey lost his sight to retinoblastoma, a rare cancer of the eyes when he was eight months old, resulting in his eyes being surgically removed. After living cancer-free for 38 years, he developed sarcoma in his legs. Despite surgery for this, the sarcoma spread to his lungs and ultimately was the cause of his death. Healey released over 12 albums, presented a long running radio show and worked with many artists including Stevie Ray Vaughan, Buddy Guy, BB King, ZZ Top, Steve Lukather, Eric Clapton and Ian Gillan.
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    New Zeppelin book

    Led Zeppelin on Led Zeppelin author Hank Borodowitz talking to BBC Radio Wales about his new book. https://audioboom.com/boos/2817432-hank-borodowitz-talking-to-bbc-wales
  16. There’s a new free App out called Rocking All Over The World which is looking for music fans to send in any music landmarks they might know. The App shows landmarks of historic gigs, festivals, stars' birth places, locations of a famous album sleeves, video shoots, gravestones etc. If you have know of any Zeppelin landmarks, photos, reminiscences or memorabilia, you can load them into the App. There is a fair bit of Zeppelin stuff in the app.
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    Today In Led Zeppelin History

    7th July 1980, Led Zeppelin played their last-ever concert when they appeared at Eissporthalle, West Berlin at the end of a European tour. The set included: 'Black Dog', 'The Rain Song', 'Hot Dog', 'All My Love', 'Trampled Under Foot', 'Since I’ve Been Loving You', 'Kashmir', 'Stairway To Heaven' and 'Rock And Roll'. They finished the show with a 17-minute version of 'Whole Lotta Love'. More on John Bonham here: http://www.thisdayinmusic.com/pages/john_bonham
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    Today In Led Zeppelin History

    22nd June 1970, Led Zeppelin appeared at Laugardalsholl Hall, Reykjavik, Iceland on the group's one and only visit to Iceland. It is suggested that Robert Plant was inspired to write the lyrics to 'Immigrant Song' during this trip." More here : http://www.thisdayinmusic.com/pages/hammer_of_the_gods
  19. Bit of fun this, but I do like the old country stuff. My song is - Jerry Reed - She Got the Goldmine (I Got the Shaft). Country songs have some great song titles! http://www.thisdayincountrymusic.com/birthdayno1
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    Today In Led Zeppelin History

    22nd Oct 1969, Led Zeppelin II was released on Atlantic Records in the UK. The Jimmy Page-produced album which was recorded over six months between four European and three American tours, peaked at No.1 in both the UK and US, going on to sell over 12 million copies in the US alone, (and spending 138 weeks on the UK chart). The album is now recognised by writers and music critics as one of the greatest and most influential rock albums ever recorded. http://www.thisdayinmusic.com/pages/led_zeppelin_ii
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    John Bonham

    Just spotted this on John to mark his death: http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/neil-cossar/john-henry-bonham_b_3983179.html
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    Today In Led Zeppelin History

    11th Aug 1979, Led Zeppelin played their last ever UK show when they appeared at Knebworth House, England. The set list included: all the zeppelin classics including The Song Remains The Same, Celebration Day, Black Dog, Nobody's Fault But Mine, Over The Hills And Far Away, Misty Mountain Hop, Since I've Been Loving You, No Quarter, Stairway To Heaven, Rock And Roll, Whole Lotta Love and Communication Breakdown. https://audioboo.fm/boos/1543269-this-day-in-music-11th-aug
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    Best double album ever

    What has been the best double album ever? The Wall? Electric Ladyland? Exile On Main St? The White Album? Physical Graffiti? Vote for your favourite double album. http://www.thisdayinmusic.com/pages/double_album
  24. Robert Plant Taps Into “British Condition” With New Band http://www.rocksquare.com/community/musicnews/2562
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    Today In Led Zeppelin History

    31st May 1948, Born on this day, John Bonham, drummer with Led Zeppelin, who had the 1969 US No.4 single Whole Lotta Love. The bands fourth album released in 1971 featuring the rock classic Stairway To Heaven, has sold over 37 million copies. Bonham died on September 25th 1980 after choking on his own vomit. http://www.rocksquare.com/community/musicnews/2528