|1985 11 February On This Day The Firm released|
AUDIO: Closer rehearsal track (Soundcloud)
- 1967 The Yardbirds - Paris at La Locomotive
- 1967 The Yardbirds - Aulney-sous-Bois, Paris at Le Tube
- 1985 The Firm album released
Jimmy Page seemed to have lost his musical way after John Bonham's death, but his work with The Firm was a step back to his creative life. The members of what was referred to as a supergroup were seasoned musicians that Jimmy Page could count on, but unlike with Led Zeppelin the combination wasn't an alchemical mix of talent that created a new and separate entity greater than the sum of its parts.
I have no doubt that Jimmy Page was aware of what he had. He has said that the short lifespan of the band was planned, and for that I am grateful. The music is good but for Jimmy Page The Firm was a way to jump-start his career rather than a venue for musical magic.
|Jimmy Page - The Firm years|
|1985 Jimmy Page|
♪ Make or Break (The Firm, 1985) YouTube
♪ Mage Music 1 playlist at YouTube
♪ Mage Music 2 playlist at YouTube