Between the harmonizer solo and the violin bow it was like a white noise experiment. Leave a reply Cancel reply. JPJ plays 12- string acoustic. Bootleg : IT'S BEEN GREAT (Image Quality 3 CD). I had a great angle of his drum kit motoring out to the front of the stage, amid explosions and lighting effects. They were in the playoffs at the time and had to use the arena on Friday night. ","field_newsletter_id":"9697319","field_label_list_id":"5720","field_display_rates":"0","field_preview_mode":"false","field_lbox_height":"","field_lbox_width":"","field_toaster_timeout":"60000","field_toaster_position":"From Top","field_turnkey_height":"1000","field_mailing_list_params_toast":"&autoreply=no","field_mailing_list_params_se":"&autoreply=no"}}]. i waited all night outside of sears to buy this ticket and i remember being mad. Bonzo's back on skins and Jimmy displays some fine fingerpicking during his solo turn. ","field_newsletter_id":"9697319","field_label_list_id":"5720","field_display_rates":"0","field_preview_mode":"false","field_lbox_height":"","field_lbox_width":"","field_toaster_timeout":"60000","field_toaster_position":"From Top","field_turnkey_height":"1000","field_mailing_list_params_toast":"&autoreply=no","field_mailing_list_params_se":"&autoreply=no"}}]. Since I've Been Loving You 106. (maybe it was the pot? JPJ brings out a bizarre looking stand- up bass for the Black Country Woman / Bron- Yr Aur Stomp combination. your own Pins on Pinterest Onto the second night at the Chicago Stadium. Nobody's Fault But Mine 4. As we are through everything." There was Jimmy's speaker cabinet with the ZoSo symbol! Part 2 in a continuum of Led Zeppelin concerts I witnessed in Chicago 1977. "Page plays a large portion of the intro to Since I've Been Loving You a cappella before realizing he's jumped ahead of the setlist. Led Zeppelin's 1977 Tour - A Tragic Ending! I attended this show and the other 3 Led Zeppelin shows performed at the Chicago Stadium during Zeppelin's 1977 U.S. tour. This is still the best concert I've ever been to! The Rover Introduction/Sick Again 03. Robert then reiterates to the crowd- " Cool the explosives!" Robert is now clearly agitated - " We have an acoustic guitar on this number gents. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the CD release of Chicago 1973 on Discogs. A relaxed Going to California has Jonesy showing his mandolin chops. Led Zeppelin North American Tour 1977 var en konsertturné med det brittiska hårdrocksbandet Led Zeppelin i USA 1 april - 24 juli 1977. 4/10/1977 Chicago, IL Great Chicago Fire The Song Remains the Same, Sick Again, Nobody's Fault But Mine, In My Time of Dying, Since I've Been Loving You, No Quarter, Ten Years Gone, The Battle of Evermore, Going to California, Black Country Woman, Bron-Y-Aur Stomp, Trampled Underfoot, White Summer/Black Mountain Side, Kashmir, Over the Top, Achilles Last Stand, Stairway to Heaven, Rock … I added my own banshee wail to the moment. But the monitors are feeding back and JPJ's guitar is out of tune. The opening D- note is struck, the full spotlight hits Jimmy and it's off to the races. Even more powerful as Bonham enters. We want to give you a lot of music, but we're not going to fight with firecrackers? Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically. The final night of Zeppelin's stay in Chicago lands on Easter Sunday, 4/10/77. And I dont think that ANYONE can EVER beat them out! Jimmy duckwalked, got down on his knees, pointing at the crowd as a plectrum hung from his lip, He was controlling sound with his physical motion. Jimmy and John Paul Chicago 1977. A very compact and tight show . In his 2- piece tuxedo." I had a time lapse. The strong ending elicits a wild audience response. The cat would not let up! JPJ dressed cleanly in white. The slowier and funkier Sick Again follows. RP-Chicago Ambassador East Hotel April 1977. The spotlight hits Robert Plant. ","body":" Get exclusive\u00a0official\u00a0Led Zeppelin news and announcements. The bow climax sounded mint with Bonzo entering the fray wailing on his tympani. They come not so much to listen to the music as to be there when it is played. I asked him about the set. In My Time Of Dying is not played tonight. Select from premium Led Zeppelin In Concert At Chicago Stadium 4 7 1977 of the highest quality. [{"parent":{"title":"Get on the list! Woop! He's pacing with nervous energy. We did not care as we were so excited and huge fans. Those were amazing times in the mid-70s!!! I still have my ticket. Onto the second night at the Chicago Stadium. Plant said before any note was played: "Listen! Jimmy's wah wah piercing through it all. Led Zeppelin I. Robert Plant, Chicago, April 1977. This song did not come off well at all this evening. The Song Remains The Same 102. La discografia dei Led Zeppelin, gruppo musicale hard rock britannico, è costituita da nove album in studio, quattro dal vivo e nove raccolte, pubblicate tra il 1969 e il 2012.. L'album Coda e tutte le pubblicazioni successive sono uscite dopo lo scioglimento del gruppo. On 3 June, after an open-air concert at Tampa Stadiumwas cut short because of a severe th… .Robert was of course displeased with certain Idiots throwing Firecrackers The Bands Way.Well after Earls Court can this show meet the hype / expectations I had set for it.Well I have to say no but it is Zeppelin and every show is pretty damn good and after a Boston show well I like Boston but they are not even a good opening act for Led Zeppelin. Guess what now its take my 75 blue Camero back to Great Mistakes have a test in the AM .War is Hell People. Page as the Whirling Dervish propelled by Bonham's cannon shots. I listened to my only Led Zeppelin tape on the way home". Opening night for the four night stand in Chicago and beginning of the problems with firecrackers that disorganised the band. The switching of guitars that took place; Page and Bonham conferring with Ray Thomas and Mick Hinton; How many beers they were drinking; Peter Grant watching the show by Page's side fills. Of course, the acoustics at the Chicago Stadium sucked, but the band was still awesome! Bonham and Jones are backlit with spotlights as they play their counterpoint rhythm. Now on the Les Paul, Page's E7 th chord overhang and arm sweep captivating the masses. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. My vantage point allows me to see the band leave the backstage area and prepare to mount the stage. Morrison Hotel Gallery Prints. "), and the ending of the show is kind of sloppy. The magic of the band is really apparent here. Just then Jimmy Page appears, turned toward Bonham . It was a big disappointment for me. Find the perfect Led Zeppelin In Concert At Chicago Stadium 4 7 1977 stock photos and editorial news pictures from Getty Images. He can speak two languages. Our dad dropped us off and we felt like everyone was 10-20 years older than us. Now I was 15 and my brother was 13 and walking in was a trip. Kashmir peels the paint as the crowd jumps to their feet pulled into the vortex of sound. Sick Again 103. The Song Remains The Same 102. The laser pyramid descended from above and the combination of dry ice, orange and emerald light was eerie! What a great show! Since I've Been Loving You has Page, with a dangler hanging from his mouth, blasting out the blues power. Led Zeppelin. "The StormTrooper Concert". Arms outstretched and his mouth agape in some euphoric state. Jimmy Page Led Zeppelin Hard Rock Robert Plant Greatest Rock Bands Best Rock Les Paul Great Bands Cool Bands. But check back soon! Some people asked me about it so I am explaining it to all who may have been wondering in this message. Plant hollers out- " Jimmy Page! Going To California is superlative. The date is Wednesday, April 6th, 1977. He's in white satin with a dragon design on his shirt's back. Led Zeppelin 8mm film footage, performing live in Chicago, April 10, 1977. Fuck it! An atrocious solo by Mr. Adding that the last time they played Chicago was 1973. Page is all over the place throwing himself about in time to the rhythm. John Bonham kicking it in his tuxedo t- shirt. Great choice Guys! When their 5 minute breather concludes, Zeppelin reappear for one more. I used my football skills to emerge 10th in line at the ticket dispenser. Led Zeppelin – The 1980s, Part One was a planned autumn 1980 concert tour of North America by the rock band Led Zeppelin.It was scheduled to take place from 17 October through 15 November of that year and cover much of the East Coast and Midwest.The band cancelled the tour when drummer John Bonham died on 25 September, one day after the group's initial rehearsal for the tour. Bonham strolls out from behind his kit. Saved by Led Zeppelin Society heineyyoung. Part way into the show lead singer Robert Plant, ace guitarist Jimmy Page, keyboard and bass player John Paul Jones and drummer John Bonham sat in a peaceful row across the front of the stage, doing a segment of quieter ballads in a folky, medieval mood. Led Zeppelin, Chicago, 1977 by Neal Preston. Chicago Stadium, Chicago, IL – April 6th, 7th, 9th, and 10th, 1977. The April 7th show was the tightest of their Chicago stay. Bonham's splashing symbols and then a sweet and soulful Page guitar solo. But, Robert's harmonica solo is indecipherable and Jimmy's lead bears no relation to the studio version.The solos sound very early tour. includes: The Song Remains The Same, (The Rover intro) Sick Again, Nobody's Fault But Mine, Since I've Been Loving You, No Quarter, Ten Years Gone, Battle of Evermore, Going to California, Black Country Woman, Bron-Y-Aur Stomp, White Summer ~ Black Mountainside, Kashmir, (Out On the Tiles intro) Moby Dick, Jimmy Page solo, Achilles Last Stand, Stairway to Heaven, Rock and Roll. Robert's throwing moves and shapes in front of Page's Marshalls as Bonzo unleashes his percussive fury. Though I had enjoyed it, I was hoping the Thursday show would be tighter. It's the third show of four that Led Zeppelin performed that week at the Chicago Stadium. Page's middle solo is a mess. As a good Catholic boy I attend mass Sunday morning. I thought it was great when I saw some roadie stocking an enormous cooler with vast quantities of Heineken beer. This is the last in a 4-part retrospective series of Led Zeppelin shows I witnessed in April 1977. So that's why they didn't play Trampled Underfoot. Robert's wearing a brown blouse with tight jeans and you can see the light changes reflecting in Robert's hair. It was 1975. Over the Top is concise tonight and I marvel at John Bonham's sound and ability, he was absorbed in his work and the fans loved it! Concert info: The t-shirt hawkers were out in full force so I nabbed two real fine Zeppelin shirts. What an experience! Lines and paragraphs break automatically. for 1+3, enter 4. I,m posting this message because some people only know me as "Bud" and I didn't want there to be any confusion if they read my first message and were wondering, is that "Bud" ? (Not the Empress Valley version, but oh well..)Led Zeppelin at the Seattle KingdomeJuly 17, 1977One of the very few fully-filmed concerts. 4-In My Time Of Dying. Here is the good part, she goes to the mall and sees the ticket line of rock-n-rollers that wraps half way around the mall. Led Zeppelin North American Tour 1977 var en konsertturné med det brittiska hårdrocksbandet Led Zeppelin i USA 1 april - 24 juli 1977. My Zeppelin collection was rapidly building, including several bootlegs. My Dad got us the tickets, he had a job in which the Chicago Blackhawks were customers of his and the head janitor who my dad dealt with on a monthly basis gave him the tickets for free along with 2 tickets that the janitor got for his son. Great Chicago Fire. Side. And, the song itself is an utter shambles. Achilles Last Stand is more composed tonight, but you can tell they're still finding their way on this one. The discs and covers are in excellent condition. Going To California 204. 2. Especially compared to the looser and much longer opening night show. (ChicagoTribune, April ’77). STH was amazing of course, as was No Quarter & Kashmir. The crowd booed at the end because Zeppelin would only do one encore. Push! Prints are generally made to order and delivery usually takes 4 to 6 … Jimmy actually speaks during the acoustic section ("Better to live one day as a king, than a thousand years as a peasant. He had big smile and gave a hand wave. I found my seats and then wandered up the main floor aisle where the lighting man sat. hung aerially. Onto Jimmy's Noise Symphony. The power and energy of Zeppelin's music draws those who shape and define the culture, for better or worse. Led Zeppelin April 6, 1977 Chicago Stadium Chicago, IL 101. Oh ya, the ganja was pretty good that nite!!! Saved by Marie. Plant in fact was the only member of the group who spoke at all, and then only briefly, though the group’s ambience is far from aloof. What a cauldron of sound! Chicago 1977. Robert admits to some band rustiness when he introduces Ten Years Gone - " This is a thing that we never did until 3 weeks ago. Disc 1: April 6, 1977: The Song Remains the Same, The Rover Introduction/Sick Again, Nobody’s Fault but Mine, In My Time of Dying, Since I’ve Been Loving You, No Quarter Jimmy's solo in Since I've Been Loving You is excellent. Search for Ticket Stubs. The band formed when Jimmy Page (guitar) recruited Robert Plant (vocals, harmonica), John Paul Jones (bass guitar, keyboards, mandolin), and John Bonham (drums). Search for Ticket Stubs. It was a stellar version. IT WAS late gramma Evelyn god bless her, got the tickets. I had witnessed Jimmy Page fall ill just hours before , which led to the cancellation of Zeppelin's Saturday concert.. In My Time Of Page twangs out a few notes. Missed and clanging notes. Jimmy moves and dances as one with his guitar. Conjuring images of tranquil and beautiful hillsides. Sloppy playing that gets worse as the song progresses. My sight line was from the lip of Bonzo's drum riser to the front edge of the stage. The date is Wednesday, April 6th, 1977. Peeling off licks with conviction. A sole spotlight streaking across the Stadium to isolate Page as Bonzo and Jonesy slam the accents in tandem. Robert sounds incredible as he weaves his story. Woa! He really tortures his guitar, making it scream and moan. Jimmy's a little sticky on some notes and Bonham plays on too long at the end bit. I got to the Stadium a little earlier to soak it all in. I was at this show. The compact lead gives way to Robert's pleading vocal lines and the final title lyric. You must be logged in to post a comment. As I entered the facility, I could barely contain myself. You're leaving normal consciousness and entering the world of Zeppelin. Going To California 204. A technician was manipulating lasers from behind Pagey's Marshalls, beaming them upward on an angle. This Led Zeppelin concert on 4/7/1977 was a thrill even though the old Chicago Stadium wasn't the best place for sound however it was a great show and the whole building was rocking like when the Blackhawks scored a goal in that same building. Since I've Been Loving You 106. Prints are generally made to order and delivery usually takes 4 to 6 weeks. But as luck would have it I won a ticket the next day. Robert brings the song to it's conclusion and then a mammoth reaction. Jones plays the transition as Bonzo lays into a mid tempo feel. A translucent Jimmy Page standing inside a pyramid constructed of brilliant green lights straining and strumming to find the way out; Robert Plant, his hair a glowing gold, a crown of lights streaming from behind his head, beginning his climb up "Stairway". Wow what great memories and the Ganja was great then too and cheap!!!! To honor the Zeppelin legacy, and give an insight into the shows I experienced. Until then......... Back in the day the radio stations like WLS would give away pairs of tickets to the concerts coming to town, usually on the floor. A great finale! This rendition is very solid. On 19 April, over 70 people were arrested as about 1,000 ticketless fans tried to gatecrash Cincinnati Riverfront Coliseum for two sold out festival seating/general admission concerts, while some gained entry by throwing rocks and beer bottles through glass entrance doors and some wall height, all-glass panes surrounding the outermost perimeter of the arena. Steven Rosen has been a rock journalist for over 30 years interviewing the likes of Paul McCartney, Jeff Beck, Mick Fleetwood, Joe Perry, Billy Gibbons, Tom Petty, Les Paul, Ginger Baker and Brian Wilson just to mention a few of these rock legends. Led Zeppelin: Great Chicago Fire mp3 320 kbps. Discover (and save!) This evening's seats are first balcony, first row in the band's left side profile. He informed me Rock + Roll would not be the opener. Plant (left) with Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page in concert in Chicago, Illinois, 1977. The monitor system from hell continues to plague the acoustic set. “It was the same process of working, you know. for 1+3, enter 4. haha). No design on his satin pants. It was extreme. I do not recall many details of the show other thna the laser pyramid and Bonzo's solo. They were having a drink and chatting near Page's theramin. Woa! Iconic Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page has shared a new post on his official Instagram page and talked about his memory at the Chicago Stadium, where he played with the band in 1977.. Going To California 204. As JPJ  does his solo, Jimmy and Robert are 20 feet from me. High register notes to discordant low bends. Dry ice is pumped from the stage to signal No Quarter. My tickets are identical in location to where I … Color: Color Type: Archival Pigment Print Edition: Limited Edition (11x14 Open Edition) Signed: Signed. Learn how your comment data is processed. Damn. Unable to process your request at this time. Robert sounds fantastic on this song! During his big build up before the band returns, I saw Jimmy standing by his amp watching in amazement. I was looking down atop Page, as he sat, immersed in guitar bliss. To give reference, I had just turned 17 a week prior and was a devout and rabid Zeppelin freak. Able to regroup, the seated Page plucks out a few more notes, kicks out of his wooden chair and then.... Click here to view the US '77 Tour Programme, Cool the Explosives - Chicago Stadium, April 6, 1977, Chicago 4-6-77 (press / review - Tribune), Chicago 3-17-77 - Stadium Disruption - Tickets, 'Fans Scuffle For Tickets' (Chicago 1977). But check back soon! My Zeppelin collection … Solve this simple math problem and enter the result. It was the 1970's. Great band dynamics! Please try again later. He chases himself trying to retune as the song progresses! A several minute wait at least before they return. 5-Since I've Been Loving You. In My Time of Dying 5. Jimmy Page, Led Zeppelin, Chicago, IL, 1977 by Neal Preston. Robert sounding much better than 1975. Those were added later in the tour. Broken doors, shattered glass, fighting and fainting girls! The firecrackers ignite  prompting Robert to exclaim " Woa! She then cut through the mall to the ticketron counter just as they opened the back doors to the to the mall, All the tired, sleepy ZEP fans could not believe that a white haired 62 year old gramma was getting tickets so they let her get in FRONT of the line and she got four tickets, 20th row main floor. [1] Turnén som skulle pågått till 13 augusti fick avbrytas när sju spelningar återstod, på grund av att Robert Plants fem år gamla son, Karac, avled. There were people shooting photos , so I nestled in with them. Color: Black and White Type: Archival Pigment Print Edition: Limited Edition (11x14 Open Edition) Signed: Signed. Us '77 tour Programme ( flipbook ) mp3 320 kbps total and unobstructed view of band... 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