One of my favorite Led Zeppelin era photos of Robert Plant is the famous “Golden God” photo showing Plant in 1975 looking down from the Continental Hyatt balcony to a large billboard on Sunset Boulevard advertising the Led Zeppelin album “Physical Graffiti.”
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The original vinyl edition of Led Zeppelin III was packaged in a gatefold sleeve with an innovative cover and hidden quotes “So Mote Be It” & “Do What Thou Wilt” on the vinyl from Occultist Aleister Crowley.
Joe Perry married his second wife Billie Montgomery in 1985 after they met on the set of his Joe Perry Project “Black Velvet Pants” video in 1983. Perry loves his beautiful wife so much he had her likeness airbrushed on his guitar.
Usually after releasing a book, most actors, musicians, authors, politicians, etc., go on a major city book SIGNING tour to promote the release. Jimmy Page of Led Zeppelin re-released his 2010 autobiography entitled Jimmy Page by Jimmy Page and went on a book “STAMPING” Tour.
Eric Clapton once proudly wore a “No Snow, No Show” shirt, well check out Jimmy Page supporting his probable favorite prescription drug of the moment by wearing a Quaalude, Rorer 714 shirt.
Check out the feelnumb.com definitive top 10 list of songs that contain the great State of California in it’s title. Please chime with your thoughts…
Despite their difference, Page & Plant clearly love each other very much. Check out these photos of Plant wearing the solo tour shirt of his former guitarist live in 1988.
The artist David Juniper has even been quoted as saying that one of the “famous people” he used on the album cover was NASA astronaut and the first man to walk on the moon, Neil Armstrong.
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”.
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).