Led Zeppelin Vintage US Airship Tour shirt is available. Oakland Coliseum, California, United States. On a sunny summer afternoon, Led Zeppelin said goodbye to America. A month after electric jam with the illustrious Keith Moon, also on the American West Coast, the lead airship of Plant, Page, Jones, and Bonham flew over Uncle Sam’s Land for the last time.A goodbye forced by fate. By a very sad fate, in fact..On July 26, 1977, Robert Plant would suffer a terrible blow: the death of his son, Karac, only 5 years old. A potent virus in the stomach would take the little one, who had a very strong and transcendental sentimental bond with his father. The tragedy would trigger a ripple in the band’s internal relationships, as Jeff Giles tells.
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A wound never healed. Already in its last moments, the gigantic tour by North America was immediately interrupted, with 7 presentations canceled, never realized.And the July 24th show would then be the last Zeppelin show in the United States.On the set list, a festival of hits, such as “The Song Remains The Same,” opening, and “Rock and Roll,” the closing, plus some tracks from his latest work, Presence (1976), as “Nobody’s Fault But Mine “And” Achilles Last Stand. ” Have you got Led Zeppelin Vintage US Airship Tour shirt?
In addition, apart from all the problems experienced throughout the tour, such as the intersection between Bonham, the security guards and promoter Bill Graham, the day before, at the same Oakland Coliseum, and Page’s food poisoning (not to mention his addiction in heroin, very heavy at the time), was good old Zeppelin, in great form. It was the band that best synthesized pure rock and roll on stage. A legend that will never die. Well said, Just a moment in time but it was you’re very cool moment in time. I was there too. Judas Priest opened and then Derringer stole the show. Sad so much was going on behind the scenes. It was my only time seeing them.
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I was there (July 24th 1977) it was a long day but well worth it to see Zeppelin! It was one of if not my favorite concert of all time. I took some pretty good pictures that day so good that some of them are now on Led Zeppelins website. Here is one of them. I tried to add more but for some reason it will not let me do that. I remember seeing Judas Priest for the first time and Rick Derringer Rocked the shit out of it. Led Zeppelin was great but the magic I saw in L.A. the month before was not there. I was there. it was rough day. although the sun was shining, I could feel something heavy in the air. little did I know it would be the last time Led Zeppelin would perform here in the USA and I had the honor to see them