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Re: OT: Led Zeppelin stuff
Posted by: 5stringTele ()
Date: October 6, 2020 20:15

U.S. Supreme Court refuses to hear Led Zeppelin ...

they sound just like my parents.

Re: OT: Led Zeppelin stuff
Posted by: LeonidP ()
Date: October 7, 2020 05:45

I was listening to the BBC Sessions, disc 1 today, for the first time in probably 10 years. Some pretty damn good stuff, disc 2 will be tomorrow!

Very nice versions of I Can't Quit You Baby (don't like the original album version too much), What Is & Should Never Be, Something Else. Disc 2 has Immigrant Song, Black Dog ... I can't wait!

OT: Led Zeppelin stuff
Posted by: bye bye johnny ()
Date: October 14, 2020 23:39



Jimmy Page has no regrets and isn’t finished yet, he promises Classic Rock

By Paul Brannigan

[www.loudersound.com]

Re: OT: Led Zeppelin stuff
Posted by: jbwelda ()
Date: October 14, 2020 23:43

Based on the above post, I ordered and received the Zep BBC complete sessions. Love it although I do have to say their earliest stuff I like best, later on when it became 10 minute plus drudgery, I totally tuned out of their entire scene. But this 3 cd set has some great early performances from when I still knew them at "The New Yardbirds" and they were in their primal glory.

jb

Re: OT: Led Zeppelin stuff
Posted by: RollingFreak ()
Date: October 15, 2020 00:44

Lol I see Jimmy is still pushing the "I'm not done" even though he hasn't done anything in over 20 years. Still waiting on it Jimmy, I'd love to hear it. You're one of the best around. Wish it was more than words cause I'm sure you could still crush it.

Re: OT: Led Zeppelin stuff
Posted by: Big Al ()
Date: October 15, 2020 14:55

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RollingFreak
Lol I see Jimmy is still pushing the "I'm not done" even though he hasn't done anything in over 20 years. Still waiting on it Jimmy, I'd love to hear it. You're one of the best around. Wish it was more than words cause I'm sure you could still crush it.

Yes, he's been teasing the music-press and fans alike for far too long. All he seemingly does is obsess over his Led Zeppelin past, row with his neighbour, Robbie Williams, over housing renovations, and give interviews. He's all but retired.

Re: OT: Led Zeppelin stuff
Posted by: GasLightStreet ()
Date: October 15, 2020 22:06

Quote
RollingFreak
Lol I see Jimmy is still pushing the "I'm not done" even though he hasn't done anything in over 20 years. Still waiting on it Jimmy, I'd love to hear it. You're one of the best around. Wish it was more than words cause I'm sure you could still crush it.

Maybe he's gonna remix all the Led Zeppelin albums with Giles Martin! And then do a "remix" of Kashmir with The Legion Of Doom!

OT: Led Zeppelin stuff
Posted by: bye bye johnny ()
Date: October 29, 2020 22:34

Jimmy Page on His Vision for Led Zeppelin

For the release of a stunning new book, ‘Anthology,’ the guitarist and producer goes deep on several Zep classics, the excellence of John Bonham, and why he’s fascinated with hip-hop


by Kory Grow

[www.rollingstone.com]

Re: OT: Led Zeppelin stuff
Posted by: dcba ()
Date: October 29, 2020 22:52

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bye bye johnny

why he’s fascinated with hip-hop

The horror, the horror...

Re: OT: Led Zeppelin stuff
Posted by: spikenyc ()
Date: October 30, 2020 01:02

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bye bye johnny
Jimmy Page on His Vision for Led Zeppelin

For the release of a stunning new book, ‘Anthology,’ the guitarist and producer goes deep on several Zep classics, the excellence of John Bonham, and why he’s fascinated with hip-hop


by Kory Grow

[www.rollingstone.com]

Great interview! Thanks for posting.
As far as the hip hop comment goes,
Jimmy realizes he is a musician first,
that creates music for people to enjoy,
and if they want to use his music to create new music for more people to enjoy,
then he's all for it.
Riff master indeed!
smileys with beer

OT: Led Zeppelin stuff
Posted by: bye bye johnny ()
Date: December 6, 2020 14:16

Jimmy Page talks about "Scarlet" in this Total Guitar interview.

Jimmy Page: ”Whole Lotta Love was so fresh and it still is. If somebody plays that riff it brings a smile to people’s faces”

A new, all-encompassing interview with the Led Zeppelin icon on his evolution as a guitarist, writing rock's greatest albums and the gear behind them

By Chris Byrd
Dec 2, 2020

[www.guitarworld.com]

Re: OT: Led Zeppelin stuff
Posted by: dcba ()
Date: December 6, 2020 14:50

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bye bye johnny
Jimmy Page talks about "Scarlet" in this Total Guitar interview.

]Jimmy Page: ”Whole Lotta Love was so fresh and it still is. If somebody plays that riff it brings a smile to people’s faces”

A new, all-encompassing interview with the Led Zeppelin icon on his evolution as a guitarist, writing rock's greatest albums and the gear behind them

PR'ing his own legacy is pretty pathetic in my book. I much prefer Mick's attitude who,in interviews, pretends to not remember what song was on was album.
It's much classier! cool smiley

Re: OT: Led Zeppelin stuff
Posted by: Big Al ()
Date: December 7, 2020 12:57

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dcba

PR'ing his own legacy is pretty pathetic in my book. I much prefer Mick's attitude who,in interviews, pretends to not remember what song was on was album.
It's much classier! cool smiley

I don't disagree. Page is certainly a little obsessed with his legacy. Mick's 'forgetfulness' is quite hilarious at times; especially on stage. 'And now, Live with Me, from Exile on Main Street!'

Re: OT: Led Zeppelin stuff
Posted by: TumblinDice76 ()
Date: December 8, 2020 01:41

What ever happened to the new live album they talked about 2-3 years ago now?

Re: OT: Led Zeppelin stuff
Posted by: GasLightStreet ()
Date: December 8, 2020 03:21

Reading about the B-bender in that article and then listening to Hot Dog, wow, that's got to be Page's worst guitar playing.

Re: OT: Led Zeppelin stuff
Posted by: GasLightStreet ()
Date: December 8, 2020 03:31

Are you working on any new music at the moment?

Page: Well, I've pulled me guitars out, lockdown, you know, and blah blah blah blah blah blah....


Page would make a wonderful politician - he never answers the question, or any of the following ones, specifically.

Re: OT: Led Zeppelin stuff
Posted by: Hairball ()
Date: December 8, 2020 04:08

Back around that time of the In Through the Outdoor release, I remember reading various interviews where Page talked about the B-bender as if it was Gods gift to guitar players.
He sort of became obsessed with it, and it affected alot of his playing for awhile (for better or worse). It was featured on the Death Wish II soundtrack, Honeydrippers, The Firm - also on the Stones' One Hit (To the Body).
Here's an interview of him in '85 talking about it: Jimmy Page B-bender...a bit Spinal Tap-esque haha...at the end he mentions the problem of playing "lots of horrible wrong notes with it"...lol...

________________
Keep on rolling.......



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Re: OT: Led Zeppelin stuff
Posted by: RollingFreak ()
Date: December 8, 2020 11:04

Quote
GasLightStreet
Are you working on any new music at the moment?

Page: Well, I've pulled me guitars out, lockdown, you know, and blah blah blah blah blah blah....


Page would make a wonderful politician - he never answers the question, or any of the following ones, specifically.

Its truly become an art at this point. As always, I hope its true, but the day Page shows some real signs of wanting to put out a record or play a live show at the moment is the day we all see this pandemic finished and wiped out, which seems a long ways away.

I truly do wonder what he does around his house all day. I seriously wonder if he actually ever gets the urge to work on material or orchestrate a live stage show. Maybe it really is just a matter of poor timing all the time? In the same way I wonder what a guy like Plant thinks, who's always out there and always doing something newish. Its funny how the two are essentially polar opposites. In the same vein, I'm always amazed Page doesn't release more live Zeppelin stuff. For how much he tends to live in the past, there's a remarkably small amount of officially released live material from them. I was really hoping thats what those remasters would yield a lot of and they gave us almost nothing I think besides that first record. Seemed like the last gasp to get a lot of it out there, and the perfect opportunity to touch on each era if you don't happen to have full shows.

Re: OT: Led Zeppelin stuff
Posted by: ukcal ()
Date: December 8, 2020 11:32

guys , Jimmy is 77 years old on 9th jan 21

Re: OT: Led Zeppelin stuff
Posted by: Big Al ()
Date: December 8, 2020 13:37

What known and circulating Led Zeppelin soundboard recordings' could see a release, realistically? I know the 1977 Seattle show has been widely circulated, but, my understanding is that Page is largely dissatisfied with their performance. Are there any other performances?

Re: OT: Led Zeppelin stuff
Posted by: TheGreek ()
Date: December 8, 2020 13:41

Quote
RollingFreak
Quote
GasLightStreet
Are you working on any new music at the moment?

Page: Well, I've pulled me guitars out, lockdown, you know, and blah blah blah blah blah blah....


Page would make a wonderful politician - he never answers the question, or any of the following ones, specifically.

Its truly become an art at this point. As always, I hope its true, but the day Page shows some real signs of wanting to put out a record or play a live show at the moment is the day we all see this pandemic finished and wiped out, which seems a long ways away.

I truly do wonder what he does around his house all day. I seriously wonder if he actually ever gets the urge to work on material or orchestrate a live stage show. Maybe it really is just a matter of poor timing all the time? In the same way I wonder what a guy like Plant thinks, who's always out there and always doing something newish. Its funny how the two are essentially polar opposites. In the same vein, I'm always amazed Page doesn't release more live Zeppelin stuff. For how much he tends to live in the past, there's a remarkably small amount of officially released live material from them. I was really hoping thats what those remasters would yield a lot of and they gave us almost nothing I think besides that first record. Seemed like the last gasp to get a lot of it out there, and the perfect opportunity to touch on each era if you don't happen to have full shows.
I have thought the same things myself as also the missed oppurtunities for more live releases from the Vaults which Mr. Page guards with his life . I also can't not help think about the missed oppurtunities for raking it in ($ ) from all of us diehards who are aging just as fast as Mr. Page is . Think about it live shows on DVD's and CD's and streams as well . Say what you want about the Grateful Dead but they are light years ahead of Led Zep and the Stones who do get credit for mining the vaults but not in enough output . I would buy this stuff up in a second !

Re: OT: Led Zeppelin stuff
Posted by: GasLightStreet ()
Date: December 8, 2020 16:25

Quote
RollingFreak
Quote
GasLightStreet
Are you working on any new music at the moment?

Page: Well, I've pulled me guitars out, lockdown, you know, and blah blah blah blah blah blah....


Page would make a wonderful politician - he never answers the question, or any of the following ones, specifically.

Its truly become an art at this point. As always, I hope its true, but the day Page shows some real signs of wanting to put out a record or play a live show at the moment is the day we all see this pandemic finished and wiped out, which seems a long ways away.

I truly do wonder what he does around his house all day. I seriously wonder if he actually ever gets the urge to work on material or orchestrate a live stage show. Maybe it really is just a matter of poor timing all the time? In the same way I wonder what a guy like Plant thinks, who's always out there and always doing something newish. Its funny how the two are essentially polar opposites. In the same vein, I'm always amazed Page doesn't release more live Zeppelin stuff. For how much he tends to live in the past, there's a remarkably small amount of officially released live material from them. I was really hoping thats what those remasters would yield a lot of and they gave us almost nothing I think besides that first record. Seemed like the last gasp to get a lot of it out there, and the perfect opportunity to touch on each era if you don't happen to have full shows.

His only solo album was in 1988.

That's a lot of poor timing considering that since then he's worked on the Zeppelin catalog twice regarding reissues, or maybe it's three times, it doesn't really matter. He's done absolutely little.

Led Zeppelin was it for him. He's floundered ever since. What he did with the Black Crowes was awesome, with Coverdale, a joke, but... so what. He's mired in the past and it clearly was heavy enough to have him caught in it, even Plant gave him some time to have a slight revamp, minus the hype of Led Zeppelin, and once they got past the Led Zeppelin pile of warm mashed potatoes it wasn't very good (obviously - after the album and tour it was over).

Obviously he doesn't need to say anything, his not saying anything is enough, which is completely supported by his not doing anything. It doesn't matter. If he put out a solo album now no one would notice. Just like the first time.

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