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LED ZEP reaction videos on YouTube

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ANY IDEAS WHY THERE ARE SOOOO MANY LED ZEP REACTION VIDEOS ON YOU TUBE?  DO YOU LUV IT OR HATE IT?  REAL OR FAKE?  WHAT SAY YOU?

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I like a few of them, but some are meh.... 

STB does pretty good reactions. He has decided to go through the entire Zep catalogue which I find interesting.

No Life Shaq is a funny fucker. Good reactions to Zep.

It is fun to me to see young people who have not heard most of the great '70's rock-n-roll giving it a go and being completely blown away by the fact that the musicality is so front and centre - and so good. Some of them seem genuinely amazed/delighted at songs that have a minute or more intro piece before the song and singer gets underway (so to speak). Zep and other bands like Pink Floyd, Ted Nugent, even artists like Boz Scaggs reactions are like they are discovering a divine music they can't believe exists and can't believe they have not heard before or missed out on. To me it says a LOT about how the current generation are missing - and long for - a more substantive music experience. Not the disposable pop rubbish that seems to make up the mainstream offerings now. Who will remember the current crop of artists in 10 or 20 years from now? Most (like +95%) will be long forgotten.

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58 minutes ago, rm2551 said:

I like a few of them, but some are meh.... 

STB does pretty good reactions. He has decided to go through the entire Zep catalogue which I find interesting.

No Life Shaq is a funny fucker. Good reactions to Zep.

It is fun to me to see young people who have not heard most of the great '70's rock-n-roll giving it a go and being completely blown away by the fact that the musicality is so front and centre - and so good. Some of them seem genuinely amazed/delighted at songs that have a minute or more intro piece before the song and singer gets underway (so to speak). Zep and other bands like Pink Floyd, Ted Nugent, even artists like Boz Scaggs reactions are like they are discovering a divine music they can't believe exists and can't believe they have not heard before or missed out on. To me it says a LOT about how the current generation are missing - and long for - a more substantive music experience. Not the disposable pop rubbish that seems to make up the mainstream offerings now. Who will remember the current crop of artists in 10 or 20 years from now? Most (like +95%) will be long forgotten.

You touch on an interesting subject. As much as we think Led Zeppelin was a bad ass band with a killer catalogue majority of Zeppelin fans during their existence were white males and females. Though it’s well documented how diverse their music was from beginning to end, (ie) Black mountain side, with the Indian styled tabla beats. (Personally love this song). 

Though majority of their concerts where played in America and never having toured Latin America Led Zeppelin up to 1971 were a “word of mouth band” so a lot of people of color weren’t introduced to Zeppelin when they had some amazing album coming out (ie) Marvin Gays 1971 (what going on) plus Stevie Wonder 1972 (Talking Book. ) 

with the internet we are witnessing another resurrection of classics rock bands that usually were not noticed by POC, example would be how a new group of MTV watchers of the 1980s discovered Led Zeppelin by them playing : The  song remains the same movie. ( I fall in that group) well now the Youtube generation are discovering the Mighty power of Led Zeppelin. 

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