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Photos from Jimmy's Book

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Couple more I loved

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Visiting Ronnie Lane in Texas during the Outrider tour.

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I nearly stopped breathing when I saw this one.

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One more. :D Thanks for starting this Magic and I hope I haven't spoiled it for those who don't have theirs yet. :D

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That's the only pic which made me wonder: "What the hell was he thinking putting that pic in the book". It might not show it in this re-pic, but when you see it in the book, you can clearly see that Jimmy is not in the best of health.

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I love his caption to this. It just shows how important Zeppelin is now that people wouldn't even recognize him then.

No surprise that no-one recognised him at first, he'd just shaved off his beard! :blink:

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No surprise that no-one recognised him at first, he'd just shaved off his beard! :blink:

Yes, I know. It reminded me how he was hurt by the first reviews.

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Yes, I know. It reminded me how he was hurt by the first reviews.

What reviews?

I heard or read nothing but rave reviews of the shows at the time.

Unlike the UK media they were well received here.

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It so nice of you all to share these with us; thank you!! :)

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Who is the geezer in the pics please ? looks kinda cool :slapface:

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What reviews?

I heard or read nothing but rave reviews of the shows at the time.

Unlike the UK media they were well received here.

I meant the UK

The pictures from Pangbourne are from '70

Here's some from around 70-72

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I love that he added this. Notice there are only two women in the book that also had an outside relationship from music in the book. Jackie and Charlotte. Not trying to infer anything, but interesting. ;)

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Reggie, let me look and I will post tomorrow. Until then here are a few more:-)

June 29, 1969

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1st promotional shot of the band

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1968, 1969

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Overdubs for Whole Lotta Love AM Studios LA

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I love thinking about him writing Friends on that balcony. :D

He explains about 'Friends' in Guitar World last month.It's very interesting. :)

GUITAR WORLD Where did Led Zeppelin III begin?

JIMMY PAGE The first two things I had for the third album were “Immigrant Song” and “Friends,” which wasn’t a bad place to start. “Immigrant Song” had a great driving riff, which spoke for itself. “Friends” on the other hand was more exotic—it had a North African or Indian flavor. I remember I was playing around with this open C tuning [low to high, C A C G C E], but before I had written anything, I had a massive argument with my ex-wife. I went out on a balcony in my house, and suddenly the whole song spilled out, just like that. Considering the song’s origins, it’s ironic that it ended up being called “Friends.” [laughs]

In many ways, those songs were two sides of the coin for the third album: the electric and the acoustic. “Since I’ve Been Loving You” was also around, but it was a work in progress. We’d been playing it live but hadn’t been able to capture it in the studio.

I really would like to know more episodes about their songs. :P

Jimmy talks a lot about 'III'.

http://www.guitarworld.com/article/jimmy_page_discusses_led_zeppelin_iii?page=0%2C0

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He explains about 'Friends' in Guitar World last month.It's very interesting. :)

GUITAR WORLD Where did Led Zeppelin III begin?

JIMMY PAGE The first two things I had for the third album were “Immigrant Song” and “Friends,” which wasn’t a bad place to start. “Immigrant Song” had a great driving riff, which spoke for itself. “Friends” on the other hand was more exotic—it had a North African or Indian flavor. I remember I was playing around with this open C tuning [low to high, C A C G C E], but before I had written anything, I had a massive argument with my ex-wife. I went out on a balcony in my house, and suddenly the whole song spilled out, just like that. Considering the song’s origins, it’s ironic that it ended up being called “Friends.” [laughs]

In many ways, those songs were two sides of the coin for the third album: the electric and the acoustic. “Since I’ve Been Loving You” was also around, but it was a work in progress. We’d been playing it live but hadn’t been able to capture it in the studio.

I really would like to know more episodes about their songs. :P

Jimmy talks a lot about 'III'.

http://www.guitarworld.com/article/jimmy_page_discusses_led_zeppelin_iii?page=0%2C0

Interesting! :D I have that issue. Will have to read closer.

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Oh,I forgot to write this!Thank you very much for starting this excellent thread,Magic Fill The Air.

Though I didn't buy the book I could see many of photos from my wonderful kind friend.I love most photos.

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Hi guys! :wave:

I personally do not have the book myself but Magic was sweet enough to email me so many wonderful photos of the book! I see that she has missed out on some of my favourites! I would like to post them here if you guys don't mind! :peace:

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Wow Kiwi - LOVE this one!

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Thank you to all who have posted pics from the book. :notworthy:

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