Tag Archives: Robert Plant

An embryonic Led Zeppelin

The year is 1968. The Yardbirds are having a very real communication breakdown. Jimmy Page then reforms the group into what would become the rock ‘n’ roll behemoth known as Led Zeppelin.

Ponder what might have been: Yes Zeppelin?

Yes Magnification album

One of the interesting wrinkles in the circuitous history of Yes concerns the XYZ project from early 1981, which found Alan White and Chris Squire surreptitiously converting guitarist Jimmy Page into a prog-rock monster. “Unfortunately, it wasn’t long after John …