led zeppelin http://wamc.org en Zeppelin frenzy returns, producer predicts new tour http://wamc.org/post/zeppelin-frenzy-returns-producer-predicts-new-tour <p>WAMC's Ian Pickus speaks with Grammy-winning producer Denny Somach about his new book, <em>Get The Led Out: How Led Zeppelin Became the Biggest Band in the World</em>, which arrives on shelves just as the band releases its 2007 one-off reunion concert.</p><p>Part of the lasting intrigue of Led Zeppelin is the band’s now-mythic backstory. Formed from the ashes of the Yardbirds, Led Zeppelin was an intensely focused and visionary group that became the defining band of the 70s, buoyed by its creative independence and the mastery of its leader and guitarist, Jimmy Page.</p> Tue, 20 Nov 2012 15:35:00 +0000 Ian Pickus 52389 at http://wamc.org Zeppelin frenzy returns, producer predicts new tour Guitar World editor brings mysterious Jimmy Page into focus http://wamc.org/post/guitar-world-editor-brings-mysterious-jimmy-page-focus <p>WAMC's Ian Pickus speaks with Guitar World editor-in-chief Brad Tolinski, whose new book is <em>Light and Shade: Conversations with Jimmy Page</em>.</p><p>Dating from their earliest reviews, which were often harsh and misinformed, the members of the legendary rock group Led Zeppelin have always had a complicated relationship with the press.</p> Thu, 15 Nov 2012 14:45:00 +0000 Ian Pickus 52049 at http://wamc.org Guitar World editor brings mysterious Jimmy Page into focus