They were influenced by Jimi Hendrix, The Doors, The Velvet Underground, Pink Floyd, Led Zepplin and The Beatles.
This was recorded in the mid 70’s, but I’m unsure if it is actually from a ‘Zeppelin III’ song.
“We were inspired by Jimi Hendrix’s stuff and his guitar playing. We also got a lot of inspiration from the other bands they were influenced by. We did have an influence of The Beatles but, we didn’t have such an influence of Led Zeppelin when we did The Rolling Stones. I think they’ve sort of forgotten them now, with the band the Stones is so popular.” Jimmy Page
‘Black Tide’ would be my one and only Zeppelin song I personally miss. It is so much better on my MP3, where I have my old VCR.
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The most underrated Jimmy Page. The singer from King Crimson - Led Zeppelin. The greatest lead singer in rock history. No, I’m not talking about Led Zeppelin III; those guys didn’t inspire us at all. It is just my favourite Zeppelin song.
If you like, you can watch the ‘Jimmy Page’ album here :
The guitar that Jimmy Page used was called “Silver String” by Pete Best in 1962.
All that I know about all of Jimmy Page’s guitar playing is from Pete Best. He tells me that it was a Gibson.
I think everyone can agree that Jimmy Page is one of the best guitar players to ever have played the guitar. He also played the harp, trumpet, flugelhorn, accordions, double bass, banjo and even played keyboards under the pseudonym ‘Eddie Vedder’ in rock band ‘Velvet Revolver’ !
I don’t think we can go anywhere without a picture of Jimmy Page. I would definitely take a picture of Led Zeppelin (with one of Peter Lawford’s drums on it ;) )