12-03-2012, 03:21 PM
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So I mentioned to my better half that I want to be sure and see Letterman tonight because Led Zeppelin is on his show.

She said, "Oh, what time does he come on?"

I paused... then asked, "You mean what time does Led Zeppelin come on?"

"Yea, what time does he come on?"

"Led Zeppelin is the name of the band."

"Oh, I thought it was a guy..."

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 12-03-2012, 03:23 PM
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Hahahaha. When I was child they came on TV and my parents asked which was Led and which was Zeppelin. Funny stuff

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 12-03-2012, 03:35 PM
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The Art Deco spire of the Empire State Building was originally if impractically designed to serve as a dirigible terminal for Zeppelins and other airships to dock.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zeppelin Smile

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 12-03-2012, 03:55 PM
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This many of you may already know but anyway - Keith Moon of The Who was told the names of some studio musicians who had decided to form a band. He knew some of them and remarked, "If they form a band it would go over like a lead balloon."

The group heard of it and ran with it - thus was born Led Zeppelin.

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 12-03-2012, 03:56 PM
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I guess Led is a friend of Steely Dan.

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 12-03-2012, 04:01 PM
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I fired up a bit of this to celebrate this thread. Hands down my favorite Zeppelin song.

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 12-03-2012, 04:14 PM
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And how many times has "Jethro Tull" needed explanation Biggrin

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 12-03-2012, 04:29 PM
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Ramble On




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 12-03-2012, 04:29 PM
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My wife saw they were going to be on Letterman and rolled her eyes. "Aren't they getting a little old?"

Someone said that to me once in the mid-80s, when I was a teenager obsessed with Led Zeppelin. At the time, they were ... just about age I am now.

So: I'll be watching them on Letterman.

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 12-03-2012, 08:15 PM
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Biggrin Good one!

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 12-03-2012, 10:06 PM
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To this day we still cover Zep. We play: Good Times Bad Times, The Ocean, Black Dog, and Rock And Roll.... Young and old, the crowds go CRAZY TongueBiggrinWinkShyRolleyes!!! No worries Led Zepplin is TIMELESS

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 12-04-2012, 06:32 AM
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Ohh this is too funny....Im actually considering seeing a Zep cover act called Hammer of the Gods...my buddy said they were great...coming to Stroudsburg, PA

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 12-04-2012, 06:44 AM
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I think I've seen Hammer of the Gods before. I've also seen Zoso and they're quite good. To me the best cover band is a group called Dark Star Orchestra who covers the Dead. They used to do a show from the exact same day or if the Dead did a show in that city, they'd do a show from that city. I saw em in Nashville twice and they did two shows right down to the last chord that the Dead did in Nashville. The band 1964 that covers the Beatles is quite good as well

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 12-04-2012, 07:28 AM
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1st post reminds me of the line in Pink Floyd's "Have a Cigar" that goes "By the way, which one's Pink?"

I'm rockin' Houses of the Holy as I type waiting to find out if I survive my company's RIF.

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