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Discussion in 'Recordings [BG]' started by Ari Schor, Apr 19, 2002.

  1. Ari Schor

    Ari Schor Supporting Member

    Mar 3, 2000
    Okay...I'm a pretty huge Zeppelin fan, and i love the folk/celt influenced music they put out (Battle of Evermore, Bron-yr-aur Stomp) and i was wondering if anyone knew what artists influenced them into that stuff, or anything similar to it...i'm sure there was something on "Hammer of the Gods" but i lent it to a friend...can anyone help me out???
  2. Im really into folk music at the moment.
    I cant really think of artists who influenced Led Zeps folky stuff, but have a listen to Bob Dylan's first album 'Bob Dylan'. It was before he was a songwriter and most of the songs on the album are old folk classics such 'House Of the Rising Sun' that he has modernised a little.
  3. No idea who would have influenced LZ but i did pick up a pretty good compilation CD a few years ago that called Celtic Crossroads. It was put out in the US by Narada Media
  4. If you're thinking of the same Celtic Crossroads CD I am, it was done by a friend of mine, accordionist John Whelan. Monster player and a great guy too. He has several other CDs out as well. I played with him for 8 years in a band called Kips Bay. Did a couple of CDs that only sold peanuts, but it was great fun.
  5. Yep thats the one, unfortunatly I lost the CD a while back in the "Great Road Trip" debacal Of 1999.
    If your really desperate for a copy head to Key West in Florida get on a fishing boat head out about a quarter of a mile. The CD will be in a brown knapsack 300 feet straight down, haha.
  6. Murf


    Mar 28, 2001
    ROBERT WYATT, I'd say this dude probably influenced Zeppelin more than anyone else, a good intro to his stuff would be the album called 'Rock Bottom', its a little 'strange' to say the least but incredibly inventive both lyrically and musically.

    (I think Bruce Lindfield uses a RWyatt song lyric as his sig. so he might have a bit more info than me as I've only started listening to him in the past few months).
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