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Led Zeppelin Reunion? 3 Words From Robert Plant Break Internet

Could it be true? Is Led Zeppelin finally reuniting. Many in the industry have tried to make it happen, including offering huge paydays, all to no avail. But three words from Rob Plant published on his web site have sparked new hopes that the band is getting back together.

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The front page of Robert Plant‘s official web site has been taken over by three words: “Any time now…” Their appearance sent the internet into a frenzy yesterday.

Is a Led Zeppelin reunion finally going to happen ? Perhaps, though there have been no other leaks suggesting it before or after Plant’s cryptic declaration.

We’re betting that Plant is simply teasing a new album. It would be his first since 2014’s “Lullaby and the Ceaseless Roar.”

Source: HypeBot

Celebrate International Guitar Month with These Guitar Greats

Jimi Hendrix’s “Voodoo Child (Slight Return)” is on World Cafe’s playlist for International Guitar Month. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

Jimi Hendrix’s “Voodoo Child (Slight Return)” is on World Cafe’s playlist for International Guitar Month.

It’s hard to imagine listening to Led Zeppelin‘s “Stairway To Heaven” without remembering the classic “No ‘Stairway’ — denied!” scene in Wayne’s World. Once voted the No. 1 greatest guitar solo ever, the classic-rock staple is one of many great solos and guitar-playing styles that we’ve been handed over the years.

“Stairway” is one of many songs we’ve included in World Cafe’s celebration of International Guitar Month, observed each April since 1987. We’ve curated a Spotify playlist of great guitarists and guitar solos to celebrate the glory of an instrument whose origins have been traced back to as early as the eighth century.

Whether you’re into Neil Young‘s simple but powerful guitar solo on “Down By The River,” Joni Mitchell‘s open-tuning beauty “Coyote,” Prince‘s burning solo on “Purple Rain,” Joe Walsh’s wah-wah funk on the James Gang’s “Funk #49,” B.B. King‘s iconic solo on “The Thrill Is Gone” or the wild genius of Wilco‘s Nels Cline on “Impossible Germany,” have a listen as we celebrate the guitar’s many styles and sounds.

Source: NPR Music

Led Zeppelin Hear An Unreleased Live Version

Ahead of the release of Led Zeppelin‘s The Complete BBC Sessions, we’re delighted to preview a previously unreleased track from the set.

What Is And What Should Never Be” was recorded live at the Paris Theatre, London on April 1 during Zeppelin’s performance.

The show was broadcast three days later as part of BBC’s In Concert program but this song, from the band’s second album, has never been included on any official Zeppelin release.

The Complete BBC Sessions is released by Atlantic/Swan Song on September 16.

It updates the band’s BBC Sessions two-disc set from 1997 and has been expanded with eight unreleased BBC recordings, including three rescued from a previously “lost” session from 1969.

The tracklisting for The Complete BBC Sessions CD is:

Disc One
“You Shook Me”
“I Can’t Quit You Baby”
“Communication Breakdown”
“Dazed And Confused”
“The Girl I Love She Got Long Black Wavy Hair”
“What Is And What Should Never Be”
“Communication Breakdown”
“Travelling Riverside Blues”
“Whole Lotta Love”
“Somethin’ Else”
“Communication Breakdown”
“I Can’t Quit You Baby”
“You Shook Me”
“How Many More Times”

Disc Two
“Immigrant Song”
“Heartbreaker”
“Since I’ve Been Loving You”
“Black Dog”
“Dazed And Confused”
“Stairway To Heaven”
“Going To California”
“That’s The Way”
“Whole Lotta Love” (Medley: Boogie Chillun/Fixin’ To Die/That’s Alright Mama/A Mess of Blues)
“Thank You”

Disc Three
“Communication Breakdown” *
“What Is And What Should Never Be” *
“Dazed And Confused” *
“White Summer”
“What Is And What Should Never Be” *
“Communication Breakdown” *
“I Can’t Quit You Baby” *
“You Shook Me” *
“Sunshine Woman” *

* Previously Unreleased

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