Tuesday, August 20, 2013

"C'mon Everybody/Somethin' Else": Led Zeppelin covers Eddie Cochran.

Led Zep does tribute to one of my favorite early rock artists, Eddie Cochran, at the Royal Albert Hall ("Now they know how many holes..."), London, on January 9, 1970.  In Jimmy Page's initial guitar attack I hear adumbration of the Ramones.

Here's Eddie doing his biggest hit, "Summertime Blues":


Eddie Cochran died in a car crash during a tour of England in 1960. He was 21 years old.