|2015 16 August On This Day Madonna/Led Zeppelin mashup|
Justify a Whole Lotta Love (Madonna/Max Audio) Vimeo
|1969 16 August On This Day Led Zeppelin - Asbury Park, NJ|
- 1966 The Yardbirds - Denver, CO at Hal-Baby's
- 1967 The Yardbirds - Pittsburgh, PA at Hunt Armory, Teen Fair
- 1969 Led Zeppelin - Asbury Park, NJ at Asbury Park Convention Hall
- 1994 Page & Plant - Dolgoch Falls, Wales to record for No Quarter: Unledded
|1969 Led Zeppelin - Asbury Park, NJ (Paul Chiarello photo)|
The live album, No Quarter: Jimmy Page and Robert Plant Unledded, was recorded outdoors at three locations: Jemaa el-Fnaa in Marrakesh, Morocco; a slate quarry near Corris in Wales; and at Dolgoch Falls, Wales. Additional recording took place on a sound stage in London with the Egyptian Ensemble and the London Metropolitan Orchestra.
On this day in 1994 the Dolgoch Falls recordings were made. The Dongoch Falls are a series of three waterfalls near Tywyn in the southwestern corner of the Snowdonia National Park in North Wales. Bron-yr-Aur cottage is on the edge of the park.
The Unledded project was for MTV's Unplugged series. Started in 1989 as an acoustic music venue, Page and Plant used a lot of electricity and amplification -- hence the name change. Unledded is supposed to indicate that this music, which combines blues and Middle East sound, is not a Led Zeppelin reunion, and although there are Led Zeppelin songs on the album they're meant to be a new treatment of music that, in my opinion, doesn't improve on them at all.
Of course, any opportunity to listen to Jimmy Page play the guitar is a good thing, no matter what. Even if Madonna's involved.
|1994 Page & Plant - Dolgoch Falls, Wales to record for No Quarter: Unledded|
|1994 Jimmy Page - Dolgoch Falls, Wales to record for No Quarter: Unledded|
♪ No Quarter (Led Zeppelin, New York 1973) YouTube
♪ No Quarter/Thank You (Page & Plant 1994) YouTube
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♪ No Quarter (Led Zeppelin, Houses of the Holy, 2015 remaster companion disc) YouTube