The quasi-reunited Led Zeppelin (no John Bonham, no Led Zeppelin) has been rehearsing its classics in a lower key to accommodate the fact that Robert Plant can’t squeeze his lemon tight enough to eke out the high notes anymore, which is exactly why a Led Zeppelin reunion should not be happening. I don’t know why fans are scrambling for tickets; this reunion is a guaranteed train wreck. Ain’t no way Jimmy Page is able to play like he did 35 years ago, and Plant’s voice was practically shot by Led Zeppelin’s official end in 1980. Time doesn’t exactly heal rock and roll’s wounds. And I hope I don’t even see footage from this show because it’ll be awfully hard to unsee.
Led Zeppelin: if you can’t do it, don’t do it
Posted November 27th, 2007 by Eric Greenwood · 4 Comments