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Re: OT-Zepplin to tour US summer 07
Posted by: Glass Slide ()
Date: February 7, 2007 04:50

The rumor is, obviously, and unfortunately, just that.

As to those who question whether "young people" would care....while on the surface that is a legitimate question (as it would be for any band that has done nothing for 26 yrs), at least where I live (NY) it would be waayy bigger than the Stones among the under 21 crowd---waayy bigger. Frankly, I am not sure it is even close.

All that said, it is kind of a moot point, at best.

Re: OT-Zepplin to tour US summer 07
Posted by: 1cdog ()
Date: February 7, 2007 05:09

Elmo Lewis Wrote:
> 1cdog - R U from my part of the world -
> Southeastern USA? I think we're the only ones who
> knew about Billy beer. I even had a can of J. R.
> beer right after J. R. was shot on Dallas!

Well kinda. I'm down at my place in the Sunshine state right now. But I also spend time on my farm in VA.

My grandpa was involved in politics. He had the Billy beer. I think the term he used for it was "swill."

Members Only jackets - what a gawd awful joke - yuk those were ugly!

Re: OT-Zepplin to tour US summer 07
Posted by: JaggerFan ()
Date: February 7, 2007 19:06

LEGENDARY rockers Led Zeppelin are set to re-group after 22 years for a money-spinning stadium tour of America.

(it's been 27 years - 5 years off)

Robert, 54, Jimmy, 58, and 56-year-old John Paul met two weeks ago at the offices of their management firm Trinifold.

(Plant's 59, Page is 63, Jones is 61 - 5 years off)

This pretty much confirms that the article was written 5 years ago.

Re: OT-Zepplin to tour US summer 07
Posted by: harlito1969 ()
Date: February 7, 2007 20:51

ohnonotyouagain Wrote:
> Theif in the Night Wrote:
> --------------------------------------------------
> -----
> > HelterSkelter Wrote:
> >
> --------------------------------------------------
> > -----
> > > I was lucky enough to see every US tour from
> > 1972
> > > on (was at the HOW THE WEST WAS WON Live CD
> > > shows) and the magic cannot repeat itself.
> With
> > > that said if it does indeed happen this
> summer
> > > knowing Plant's attitude towards dipping into
> > the
> > > past this WILL NOT be a greatest hits show
> and
> > > there will be MANY very heavily rearranged
> > > versions of lesser known Zep songs..... AND,
> NO
> > > STRAIRWAY TO HEAVEN Thank God !!!!Sounds
> good,
> > in
> > > the meantime pick up the double DVD that
> Jimmy
> > put
> > > together of Zeppelin shows live in the 70's -
> > in
> > > the top 3 of DVD music releases IMO - TOP
> > > !!!! PS Maybe we'll FINALLY get FOR YOUR
> > THE
> > live
> > > after all these years....
> >
> >
> > They don't seem to have much of a choice but
> to
> > dip into the past - well known songs,lesser
> known
> > songs,played,unplayed - they're all old songs
> > unless they go with some Page & Plant material
> or
> > solo material.
> > Zeppelin,at this stage,could better justify
> than
> > the Stones a greatest hits warhorse set as they
> > haven't played any of the Zeppelin songs as
> > Zeppelin for about 27 years.A well balanced mix
> is
> > always the best way to go for bands with alot
> of
> > material,though.
> It's worth pointing out that Zeppelin had very few
> hits, I think maybe 2 or 3 songs in the top 40
> total. Of course they seem like hits now because
> they've stood the test of time and are played on
> classic rock radio every ten seconds. Stairway To
> Heaven, which is probably radio's most played song
> of all time, was never released as a single.

They didn't have that many hits because they didn't release that many singles - there was no need to. Their entire albums were great and that is what everybody bought. Their LPs did exceptionally well, much better than the Stones ever did.

Re: OT-Zepplin to tour US summer 07
Posted by: tippy2toes ()
Date: February 8, 2007 10:12

Dream on everyone. If it happens I will be very surprised and yes I will go.

Re: OT-Zepplin to tour US summer 07
Posted by: Hansel ()
Date: February 8, 2007 11:28

Funny how now the DVD is 22.99 $Aussie Dollars in JB HI FI stores!!!

Re: OT-Zepplin to tour US summer 07
Posted by: Child Of Clay ()
Date: February 8, 2007 12:27

The all girl New York tribute band, Lez Zeppelin, are set to play the Mean Fiddler in London this Sunday, 11th February. The four piece girl group, Sarah McLellan, Vocals, Steph Paynes, Guitar, Lisa Brigantino, Bass and Keyboards and Helen Destroy, Drums plays London after a string of gigs in Europe including Germany, Holland and France. The group recently have been recording at the famous Electric Lady Studios in New York City, recording there first album with legendary producer/engineer, Eddie Kramer. Kramer is best known - to us, anyway! -- for his work on Led Zeppelin II, Led Zeppelin III, Houses of the Holy and Physical Graffiti, as well as the live soundtrack, The Song Remains the Same.

(the above is from TIGHT BUT LOOSE, Dave Lewis' excellent Zep-site)

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