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The Friday OT: Jimmy Page; How Stairway to Heaven was written

This BBC feature came out in October, but I only got to see it this week as it did the rounds on a couple of the blogs I regularly read. 

It’s not often that Jimmy Page talks as eloquently as he plays; he’s an introverted type at heart, words aren’t his best medium. He drops the stylus on the vinyl (that centre ticket on the LP brought back some memories as it spun around) and it begins ok, but as the segment progresses he starts to open up, talk of the circumstances behind the recording and the era as well as how the song itself came to be. Much better than I expected, give it a try too. Youtube link here

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