You are a huge Led Zeppelin fan in New York and you want to see the famous building used on the cover of “Physical Graffiti”. That’s when you realize that Robert Plant is actually standing right in front of the building next to a coffee shop aptly named, “Physical Graffitea”.
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Imagine this…You get tickets to go see Them Crooked Vultures in concert. The band features Josh Homme (Queens Of The Stone Age), Dave Grohl (Nirvana, Foo Fighters) and one of your idols John Paul Jones (Led Zeppelin).
Here’s a good example, check out this photo of Led Zeppelin receiving their very first gold record with manager Peter Grant and the man that signed them, Jerry Wexler on July 22, 1969 at The Plaza Hotel in New York. Then this happened on March 5, 1973 in Stockholm, Sweden to commemorate the sales of the “Houses Of The Holy” album.
This story began when I saw this photo of a bad ass Volkswagon Bus with The Beatles logo painted on the side.
So why does Pete Townshend have so much animosity for Led Zeppelin??? Here are some quotes by Townshend about Led Zeppelin…
Led Zeppelin manager Peter Grant was a former bouncer and wrestler who stood about six feet tall and weighed well over 300 pounds. He was known as a heavy handed manager with shrewd business tactics always in the best interest of his artist.
Who would have guessed that one of the best Rock N’ Roll drummers of all time (Moon) was responsible for naming the band of another one of the best drummers of all time (John Bonham). Here are the two legends together…
The cover of the February 2005 issue of Guitar World featured a photo claiming to be “The Most Amazing Group of Guitarist Ever Assembled!”
Led Zeppelin’s John Paul Jones real name is not John Paul Jones. His birth name is John Baldwin but in 1964 before his Led Zeppelin fame he took his stage name after the Scottish sailor and the United States’ first well-known naval fighter in the American Revolution.
Elvis Presley ”The King of Rock N’ Roll” was and continues to be a major influence on musicians past and present. Some artists have even gone so far as to wear an Elvis related item for photo shoots and album covers.