I thought Trampled Underfoot was superb super awesome etc great way to end a perfect night. Please try again later. That isn't correct. Out comes the now famous Telecaster B- Bender. i am truly blessed. It's the third show of four that Led Zeppelin performed that week at the Chicago Stadium. Though I had enjoyed it, I was hoping the Thursday show would be tighter. These are not copies. The onstage collapse of Jimmy Page. You can see Page sit down during the Ten Years Gone (last song). Blue light solely envelopes Page as he picks out the intro of Since I've Been Loving You. By signing up you agree to receive news and offers from Led Zeppelin EU (Probity). This rendition is very solid. He throws a karate chop in front of it emitting a sonic Woop! I had a straight shot at him as I looked through my binoculars. It was, in short, the usual Led Zeppelin show – a lot of music handled well, and very little bull. As the lights are extinguished the surge in anticipation is phenomenal. Achilles Last Stand is more composed tonight, but you can tell they're still finding their way on this one. English: Robert Plant (left) and Jimmy Page (right) of Led Zeppelin, in concert in Chicago, Illinois Italiano: Robert Plant (sinistra) e Jimmy Page (destra) dei Led Zeppelin durante un concerto a Chicago, Illinois for 1+3, enter 4. The Song Remains The Same 102. 3. Unable to process your request at this time. So I was very aware of their live capabilities. So my brother Geoff won a ticket to this concert and I was very jealous. Discover (and save!) It's Thursday, April 7th and the reviews are in from the opening night's show. The firecrackers ignite  prompting Robert to exclaim " Woa! There's tomorrow, tomorrow, tomorrow........................... i too was at this show i was in 8th grade still have t-shirt and ticket stub. Customize your notifications for tour dates near your hometown, birthday wishes, or special discounts in our online store! Leave a reply Cancel reply. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the CD release of Chicago 1973 on Discogs. [G. Mustain / Times]. Click here to view the US '77 Tour Programme (flipbook), Review excerpt: Led Zeppelin’s sheer power, ability and show of integrity delight 20,000 fans in Stadium concert. I guess I should be glad my night wasn't the food poisoning show. Robert's voice sounds very clear and strong. The bizarre green flooring that covered the stage; Watching the lighting guys climbing up their rigs to man the spotlights; Jimmy's minimal pedal set-up with his wah wah and echoplex being double- checked by Ray Thomas. Discover (and save!) Push! I will be uploading all four nights in Chicago from this 1977 tour as well. I liked how they all sat down together to play Battle of Evermore & the other acoustics. Arms outstretched and his mouth agape in some euphoric state. The music sounds like my high school stereo, but it is loud and raw enough to stoke excitement and familiar enough to unlock memories of special moments. This question is for testing whether or not you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions. Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically. The compact lead gives way to Robert's pleading vocal lines and the final title lyric. I will never forget during the coda, on one of Bonzo's final flurries, Jimmy stutter- stepping his way across the length of the stage. By submitting my information, I agree to receive personalized updates and marketing messages about. He's in white satin with a dragon design on his shirt's back. 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. What a difference two days will make! Unfortunately, this would be their last US tour and only about 2 months would lapse before the tour would end prematurely. Black Country Woman 205. This evening's seats are first balcony, first row in the band's left side profile. I was at the Venue a Week before to see Boston but this is a far better Band . Robert brings the song to it's conclusion and then a mammoth reaction. Nobody's Fault But Mine 4. The consensus was that the show was shaky and erratic, marred by equipment problems. Jimmy and Bonzo are bruising as they drive the riff. It's the Out On The Tiles riff and into Bonzo's Barrage! Broken doors, shattered glass, fighting and fainting girls! Concert info: http://www.ledzeppelin.com/show/april-10-1977 For their last few tours, spaced at two-year intervals, their concerts have become  events, a phenomenon which no doubt strikes some as incomprehensible. 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" ? [2 This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. It's loud but not distorted and they nail every break with conviction. i waited all night outside of sears to buy this ticket and i remember being mad. So turn the bloody thing up! It was reassembled for Saturday's show. Bass pedals at his feet. Side. You must be logged in to post a comment. Slop. Disc 1 - April 6, 1977. They come not so much to listen to the music as to be there when it is played. That's a good thing because the acoustic set then followed . IT WAS AWESOME.....my late gramma Evelyn god bless her, got the tickets. He can speak two languages. Me? In My Time Of ","body":" Get exclusive\u00a0official\u00a0Led Zeppelin news and announcements. Now I am stationed at Great Lakes Naval Base or as we called it Great Mistakes. Especially compared to the looser and much longer opening night show. [{"parent":{"title":"Get on the list! 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. "), and the ending of the show is kind of sloppy. Jimmy massacres Ten Years Gone, has problems with his instrument during White Summer/Black Mountain Side and the solo and Achilles Last Stand are rushed and violent. No Comment. The band come to the front, acknowledging the crowd. As I walked back to my seat, toilet paper rolls flew off the balconies amid a blue-grey haze from the sweet smoke. Robert and Jimmy as one doing their Push Push bit had everyone rocking. Led Zeppelin was an English rock band originally formed in 1968 by guitarist Jimmy Page under the name "The New Yardbirds", based on Page's previous band, The Yardbirds. 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. A relaxed Going to California has Jonesy showing his mandolin chops. The strong ending elicits a wild audience response. Led Zeppelin Great Chicago Fire Empress Valley Supreme Disc Audience Recording Chicago, April 6, 977 01. Led Zeppelin - Featured. No Quarter 201. Now on the Les Paul, Page's E7 th chord overhang and arm sweep captivating the masses. It's going to be The Song Remains The Same. I was there too. Plant announces - " To the front of the stage for the 1st time. The Song Remains The Same 2. Led Zeppelin: 1977-04-06 & 1977-04-07 Chicago, IL (FLAC_AUD_4 CD) Even though these shows were yesterday and the day before 38 years ago, I am finally getting them uploaded this morning. Bootleg : IT'S BEEN GREAT (Image Quality 3 CD). Color: Black and White Type: Archival Pigment Print Edition: Limited Edition (11x14 Open Edition) Signed: Signed. Learn how your comment data is processed. A very good show, sadly shortened due to some restrictions - In My Time Of Dying and Trampled Underfoot were dropped out from this show. Lines and paragraphs break automatically. Bron-Y-Aur Stomp 206. I was able to see more of the technical side because of my seats. Jimmy somewhat stationary, executing fast Spanish flurries. In his 2- piece tuxedo." He's pacing with nervous energy. No photos for this show yet. 4-In My Time Of Dying. Between the harmonizer solo and the violin bow it was like a white noise experiment. Bonham had a new and beautiful gold metallic kit, waiting in ready, high atop his riser. Since I've Been Loving You 106. The dry ice filters in, shrouding the first 15 rows. Leave a reply Cancel reply. Italiano: Robert Plant (sinistra) e Jimmy Page (destra) dei Led Zeppelin durante un concerto a Chicago, Illinois. "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. Solve this simple math problem and enter the result. I was rewarded with Box Seats - Club Circle. Of course it was set up five feet left of Bonzo's kit! And, the monitors were so bad they were doing just what they're doing now. (ChicagoTribune, April ’77). Select from premium Led Zeppelin In Concert At Chicago Stadium 4 6 1977 of the highest quality. Oh ya, the ganja was pretty good that nite!!! The laser pyramid was visually spectacular. John Bonham. It was extreme. This was the only night of the four I attended. He's handed his Gibson double neck and hits a chord to commence the show. This question is for testing whether or not you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions. Sick Again 103. The band reappear and Bonzo begins Rock + Roll. Those f'n union bastards!! Bonham and Jones are backlit with spotlights as they play their counterpoint rhythm. is universal to the last decade. They were the 2nd best seats I ever had for a concert except for the seats we had for Jethro Tull at the Rosemont Horizon in which we sat first row seats 1 thru 8 for the Black Sunday tour. Select from premium Led Zeppelin In Concert At Chicago Stadium 4 7 1977 of the highest quality. Swizzle stick thin he couldn't have weighed more than 130 lbs. Major explosions ignited onstage give off tangible heat. Press Review: Grandkids, it was this way: Zeppelin is an event, not a concert. Led Zeppelin I. Robert Plant, Chicago, April 1977. but looking back on it wow. I had written a series about my experiences of seeing Zeppelin in Chicago 1977. There were people shooting photos , so I nestled in with them. I too recall how the show ended suddenly to they could get the stage/ice ready for the Hawks the next night. The union that worked this facility demanded Zeppelin be finished by 11:00 P.M. as the Showco sound system had to be dismantled for the hockey game to be played on Friday. The discs and covers are in excellent condition. Opening night for the four night stand in Chicago and beginning of the problems with firecrackers that disorganised the band. Nobody's Fault But Mine 104. Directly in front of me, Jimmy acknowledges the crowd as he sits on Bonham's drum riser drinking a Heineken. We were seniors in high school, and I ditched school to purchase tickets at the Ticketmaster at Montgomery Ward at the mall. As a good Catholic boy I attend mass Sunday morning. Most people have their concert uniforms on - denim everything, but there are a few with painted faces dressed up like clowns and passing out apocalyptic literature... "There is still time ", one clown said, approaching a young man. Since I've Been Loving You 106. 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". 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. Led Zeppelin are to open tonight at the Chicago Stadium, in the first of a series of four shows. Concert starts in five minutes, he replied. Four chairs are set up as the Zeppelin take their seats. Bonham's splashing symbols and then a sweet and soulful Page guitar solo. Jimmy's solo was absolutely blistering. This is the Led Zeppelin 3CD title "The Missing Night In Chicago" on the Missing Link label. He really tortures his guitar, making it scream and moan. I was there, it was awesome, April 6th, 1977 Chicago Stadium.......Don (Bud) Davito....My friends know me as Bud. Those were amazing times in the mid-70s!!! this was my first concert and to say it was special i never knew just how much. Bonham strolls out from behind his kit. Hot Stuff! Led Zeppelin I Robert Plant Led Zeppelin Great Bands Cool Bands Almost Famous Quotes Page And Plant Houses Of The Holy Whole Lotta Love Music Pics. 6-No Quarter. Page is strapped up with his doubleneck. Right in front of me is Jimmy Page blasting out the climactic solo of SIBLY . It was a cold evening the night of the April 6th show. Funny story: on the way home, my friend was driving & she missed the turnoff on the freeway & we eneded up in Indiana! It was a riveting performance, especially the swirling jam. Bonham is a fucking animal as he beats the shit out of his kit! A technician was manipulating lasers from behind Pagey's Marshalls, beaming them upward on an angle. Prints are generally made to order and delivery usually takes 4 to 6 weeks. Jimmy , now on mandolin, strums out the opening notes of Battle of Evermore. [{"parent":{"title":"Get on the list! They are younger than I expected, suggesting that Zeppelin (and me too!) 2. Please try again later. And speaking of that, Plant would just as soon the audience left that sort of thing to Led Zeppelin. Label: Not On Label (Led Zeppelin) - LZ 06 • Format: CD Unofficial Release • Genre: Rock • … DVD: April 9/10, 1977: The Complete 1977 Chicago Stadium Tapes Bonus DVD, Slideshows From 1977 North American Tour. If i could go back in time just once, I would most definatly go back just to see ZEP. Up until that point I had never seen a photo of Jimmy smoking. Aside from the drum solo, there are a few other special moments, provided by Zeppelin's special effects department. The monitor system from hell continues to plague the acoustic set. The Battle Of Evermore 203. The band's third night in Chicago starts off like any other night. Chicago replied to Mudbugclub's topic in Led Zeppelin Master Forum Yes, that was me. But check back soon! Jimmy Page Led Zeppelin Hard Rock Robert Plant Greatest Rock Bands Best Rock Les Paul Great Bands Cool Bands. My sight line was from the lip of Bonzo's drum riser to the front edge of the stage. His eyes were red, glazed and glassy. There was Jimmy's speaker cabinet with the ZoSo symbol! But I’d bet the 20,000 or so people who turned up at the Chicago Stadium Wednesday night for the first of four shows the band is doing there would find their popularity as credible as the group is incredible in its steamroller approach to rock and blues. On with the show. JPJ brings out a bizarre looking stand- up bass for the Black Country Woman / Bron- Yr Aur Stomp combination. I went to the 2nd show, April 7th with a good friend of mine. Before we start can you please stop the firecrackers!" 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 … Previous post 1977 Led Zeppelin Chicago Stadium About the Author russ. During his big build up before the band returns, I saw Jimmy standing by his amp watching in amazement. I still have my ticket. He chases himself trying to retune as the song progresses! Just then Jimmy Page appears, turned toward Bonham . In the wake of Led Zeppelin's turmoil-plagued 1977 American tour, which ended abruptly with the sudden death of his son Karac, singer Robert Plant had become averse to touring America with the band. Saved by Led Zeppelin Society heineyyoung. Robert is such a commanding figure as his voice trails off into infinity. Woop! So, all 6 of us sat together in the Mezzanine section above the main floor 6 rows up facing the stage. Jimmy Page, Led Zeppelin, Chicago, IL, 1977 by Neal Preston. Last time we played here I remember the night very well, cause I'd got the flu and nearly died. Can you stop throwing those firecrackers? Robert then reiterates to the crowd- " Cool the explosives!" Guitar!" The record label's logo is based on a drawing called Evening: Fall of Day (1869) by William Rimmer. Going To California 204. White Summer/ Black Mt. Ray Thomas dashes out and attends to Jimmy. Jimmy actually speaks during the acoustic section ("Better to live one day as a king, than a thousand years as a peasant. I would have these exact seats for Saturday's show. It was a stellar version. From JPJ's side to his side. Tuneful and emotive , Page was on target with Bonzo adding tabla drum feel. Though profitable financially, the tour was beset with difficulties. Sick Again 103. 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.. The Page/ Bonham interaction is revealing tonight. The Song Remains The Same 02. What I did say was ' Where the fuck is Dazed and Confused?" Nel 1977 i Led Zeppelin iniziarono un nuovo tour negli Stati Uniti, esibendosi fino a cinque volte consecutive in città quali Chicago, Los Angeles e New York, mentre le esibizioni di Seattle e Cleveland vennero utilizzate per le incisioni di bootleg. 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. Twitter Facebook Google Pinterest. as well as unleded. 3-Nobody's Fault But Mine. The date is Wednesday, April 6th, 1977. Seeing Pagey so close, jabbing at chords as his body reflected every note he emitted. 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 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. Lines and paragraphs break automatically. Home » led zepellin » Led Zeppelin: Great Chicago Fire. Page's solo crawls out of the stew. My chest cavity being pummeled by the force of the band. Рекламувати оголошення Підняти вгору списку In My Time Of Dying is not played tonight. Search for Ticket Stubs. Ok?! Guess what now its take my 75 blue Camero back to Great Mistakes have a test in the AM .War is Hell People. Just as Bonzo joins in, Jimmy's guitar strap breaks. Some more roadies scurry about and then the stage clears. The Song Remains The Same 102. Missed and clanging notes. The missed breaks are glaringly obvious. 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. C'est après ce concert qu'une bagarre violente opposera les road crews de Led Zeppelin (john Bonham et Peter Grant intervenant aussi) et ceux de Bill Graham. Click here to view the US '77 Tour Programme (flipbook). I write this to commemorate the 1977 Led Zeppelin U.S. Tour. 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