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Re: Additonal Monthly Sunday PSL: Led Zeppelin, NOW ROCKING & ROLLING!!

Postby C » 02 Apr 2017, 22:14

Fairport's Dave Pegg and Swarb would be proud of Jimmy's mandolin.

[and Rory - of course]









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Re: Additonal Monthly Sunday PSL: Led Zeppelin, TONIGHT, SUNDAY 2nd April @ 10pm

Postby Diamond Dog » 02 Apr 2017, 22:14

Nancy wrote:Amazing that Jimmy had never played a mandolin before these studio sessions and this was the result. If this is what comes out the first time you pick up a mandolin, you should keep picking it up.



Literally picked it up from a chair didn't he?
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Re: Additonal Monthly Sunday PSL: Led Zeppelin, TONIGHT, SUNDAY 2nd April @ 10pm

Postby C » 02 Apr 2017, 22:14

kath wrote:siiiiiiigh



and bounce!






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Re: Additonal Monthly Sunday PSL: Led Zeppelin, TONIGHT, SUNDAY 2nd April @ 10pm

Postby Nancy » 02 Apr 2017, 22:14

Diamond Dog wrote:
kath wrote:the vocals here are so incredible



They surely are. I never understood why this track seems to get a bit of flak.


I've always loved it to pieces. Sounded otherworldly and gorgeous from the first listen.

MMH is the only song on here that I'd rate as just a hair behind the rest. It is absolutely astonishing that this album has the track listing it does. This would be a killer greatest hits album from a decades-long career for any other band. For Zep, just the next batch of songs.
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Re: Additonal Monthly Sunday PSL: Led Zeppelin, NOW ROCKING & ROLLING!!

Postby C » 02 Apr 2017, 22:14

Stairway - have I heard this too many times......?






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Re: Additonal Monthly Sunday PSL: Led Zeppelin, TONIGHT, SUNDAY 2nd April @ 10pm

Postby Nancy » 02 Apr 2017, 22:15

Diamond Dog wrote:
Nancy wrote:Amazing that Jimmy had never played a mandolin before these studio sessions and this was the result. If this is what comes out the first time you pick up a mandolin, you should keep picking it up.



Literally picked it up from a chair didn't he?


I think so, I remember reading him saying that there was just one sitting around the studio and he grabbed it and those chords came out almost immediately.
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Re: Additonal Monthly Sunday PSL: Led Zeppelin, NOW ROCKING & ROLLING!!

Postby Diamond Dog » 02 Apr 2017, 22:15

Y'know... I don't much care what the perceived wisdom is these days... "Stairway..." is still a monster song.
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Re: Additonal Monthly Sunday PSL: Led Zeppelin, TONIGHT, SUNDAY 2nd April @ 10pm

Postby C » 02 Apr 2017, 22:16

Nancy wrote:I never understood why this track seems to get a bit of flak.


I didn't know that - completely unjustified








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Re: Additonal Monthly Sunday PSL: Led Zeppelin, NOW ROCKING & ROLLING!!

Postby kath » 02 Apr 2017, 22:16

sniff. stairway is phenomenal. it doesn't matter how many times it's been played.

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Re: Additonal Monthly Sunday PSL: Led Zeppelin, NOW ROCKING & ROLLING!!

Postby kath » 02 Apr 2017, 22:16

Diamond Dog wrote:Y'know... I don't much care what the perceived wisdom is these days... "Stairway..." is still a monster song.


infucquindeed

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Re: Additonal Monthly Sunday PSL: Led Zeppelin, NOW ROCKING & ROLLING!!

Postby C » 02 Apr 2017, 22:16

Diamond Dog wrote:Y'know... I don't much care what the perceived wisdom is these days... "Stairway..." is still a monster song.


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Re: Additonal Monthly Sunday PSL: Led Zeppelin, NOW ROCKING & ROLLING!!

Postby Nancy » 02 Apr 2017, 22:17

Stairway. It's perfect. Above criticism, really. That it's so good it got played to death is not its' fault.
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Re: Additonal Monthly Sunday PSL: Led Zeppelin, NOW ROCKING & ROLLING!!

Postby kath » 02 Apr 2017, 22:18

how masterful and majestic this thing is cannot be overrated. the build up... the beauty.

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Re: Additonal Monthly Sunday PSL: Led Zeppelin, NOW ROCKING & ROLLING!!

Postby Diamond Dog » 02 Apr 2017, 22:18

And Robert may not like the lyrics...but he must be proud of his vocal. Frighteningly good.
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Re: Additonal Monthly Sunday PSL: Led Zeppelin, NOW ROCKING & ROLLING!!

Postby kath » 02 Apr 2017, 22:19

Diamond Dog wrote:And Robert may not like the lyrics...but he must be proud of his vocal. Frighteningly great.


yes.

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Re: Additonal Monthly Sunday PSL: Led Zeppelin, NOW ROCKING & ROLLING!!

Postby Diamond Dog » 02 Apr 2017, 22:19

I fucking LOVE that ride cymbal.
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Re: Additonal Monthly Sunday PSL: Led Zeppelin, NOW ROCKING & ROLLING!!

Postby C » 02 Apr 2017, 22:19

The vocals are superb




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Re: Additonal Monthly Sunday PSL: Led Zeppelin, NOW ROCKING & ROLLING!!

Postby Diamond Dog » 02 Apr 2017, 22:20

Over to you James....
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Re: Additonal Monthly Sunday PSL: Led Zeppelin, NOW ROCKING & ROLLING!!

Postby Diamond Dog » 02 Apr 2017, 22:20

Oh my good fucking lord.
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Re: Additonal Monthly Sunday PSL: Led Zeppelin, NOW ROCKING & ROLLING!!

Postby kath » 02 Apr 2017, 22:20

oooof jimmy

dammmmmn.