It’s one of the most recognizable guitar riffs in the history of rock and roll, but what if Jimmy Page actually stole the riff from Spirit, a band Led Zeppelin toured with years before Stairway To Heaven was written?
On July 3, I had the opportunity to go down to Camden to see Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Experience and Heart play the Let Freedom Rock Fest at the Susquehanna Bank Center.
When we arrived, we had lawn seats that had a great view of the stage. We got there right before it began to fill up, which made for the opportunity for some great people watching. There was a small presence of teenagers and people slightly older, a few very small children, and tons of older people. It wasn’t uncommon to see old hippies and the lawn was packed with enthusiastic adults, including two people who furiously air drummed to every Bonham song. Plenty of people were drinking, and the scent of marijuana wafted over every so often. Continue reading