Tuesday, May 24, 2016

On This Day 24 May

No more perfect choice to award the late, great B.B. King with the Polar Music Prize than Jimmy Page.

2004 24 May On This Day Jimmy Page presents B.B. King with Polar Music Prize

2004 Polar Music Prize guest list and seating.
  • 1968 Yardbirds - San Francisco, California @ Fillmore Auditorium (day 2)
  • 1969 Led Zeppelin - Chicago,IL US at Kinetic Playground (day 2)
  • 1975 Led Zeppelin - London UK at Earls Court Arena (day 4)
  • 2004 24 May On This Day Jimmy Page presents B.B. King with Polar Music Prize
Polar Music Prize press release for 2004 ceremony

This was day four of five for Led Zeppelin at Earls Court in 1975.  Dave Lewis says in his book, Led Zeppelin: The Concert File, "Jimmy performed one of his best ever solos on Stairway to Heaven, building slowly before taking off on a seemingly never-ending spiral of virtuosity."


1975 Plant & Page of Led Zeppelin at Earls Court Exhibition Centre London - Urban Image photo
1975 Earls Court 

1975 Jimmy Page at Earls Court Exhibition Centre London - Urban Image photo



♪ Rock Me Baby (B.B. King) YouTube
♪ Rock Me Baby (Jimmy Page with Bad Company, Schaefer Music Festival NYC 1974) YouTube
♪ Stairway to Heaven (Led Zeppelin - Earls Court 24 May 1975) YouTube
♪ Lux Aeterna (Gy├Ârgy Ligeti) YouTube
♫  Jimmy Page presenting Polar Music award to BB King

♪ Mage Music 1 playlist at YouTube
♪ Mage Music 2 playlist at YouTube
♪ Page & Plant playlist at YouTube

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