Thursday, February 14, 2013
I was watching the Kennedy Center Honors on TV not too long ago, hosted by our President and First Lady, and one of the honorees was Led Zeppelin. They're a bit older now. They looked like they were having a good time, sitting up there in the balcony all dressed up, next to Michelle and Barack. They were feted on stage by their friends who played and sang some of the old music.
Led Zeppelin was Jimmy Page, John Bonham, Robert Plant, and John Paul Jones. After Zeppelin, Jimmy Page and Robert Plant, with Jeff Beck, formed a group called The Honey Drippers. One of the Honeydripper's successes was an old Phil Phillips tune called Sea of Love.
That one's good for Valentine's Day, don't you think?
And a bonus old Ray Charles number: