I already know that some of you are fans, but, just for fun, which Led Zeppelin songs do you feel David could cover with interesting results?
‘Stairway to Heaven’, obviously? ‘Rain Song’, possibly? ‘Bron-Yr-Aur’, certainly?
Here’s some early footage from back in the day when the world’s television studios were frequently blessed with classic performances, complete with legendary riff, violin bow and some drumming of the highest calibre from the late and always great John Bonham.
Interestingly, on this day in 1973, ‘Houses of the Holy’ began a three-week spell at the top of the US album chart. Four years and two albums later, Led Zeppelin received the Ivor Novello ‘Outstanding Contribution to British Music’ accolade.
If you care to trawl back through the passages of (blog) time, you’ll discover that we’ve already considered the sprawling back catalogues of Elvis, Bob Dylan and Jimi Hendrix, as well as the Beatles, Eagles and Beach Boys, but you’re still welcome to add your suggestions.
Alas, there’s no chat today, but the chatroom doors will be heaved open between 14:00 and 16:00 (UK) tomorrow. If you’ve never visited before, drop in.