Shred Zeppelin: How to Play Like Jimmy Page

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PaulRocksGuitar

Hi guys,

This is the best online guitar lessons site imho. There are general lessons and note for note solos. Great teaching and a lot of free videos too. For solos, this guy has A LOT of Led Zep OFF THE RECORD. I've never seen anyone get Heartbreaker absolutely note for note like this guy. The site is

http://guitarbyjimi.com/

Paul

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PoorMansJimmyPage

This article is so good that I've made it my home page. Thank you Mr. Brown. If you can give me a full list of your works, and where to obtain them, I will buy, use, share, and advocate then to all of my friends and interested parties. I've been looking for something this well put together on this subject my whole adult life, (I'd say 15 years, since I was 16) scoured eBay etc. countless times, and have only come up with sophomoric help. Thank you again, and cheers.

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PlankSpank

Led Zepplin should be paying massive royalties to countless american blues artist. They basically stole entire catalogs of songs and redid them. The thing that I really don't like is Pages live work I don't know if its nerves or substance abuse?

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PoorMansJimmyPage

You, sir, need to check your facts, spelling, punctuation and capitalization before you engage in such a slanderous tirade of one of rock music's, as well as the guitar's, most seminal, pivotal, and vital figures and bands. You are an actual nobody, thriving on the anonymity conferred on you by a virtual world to be able to deprecate one of mankind's greatest achievements (the work contained in this article, as well as that of Led Zeppelin, Jimmy Page, Peter Grant, and those blues artists), simply because of your overwhelming feelings of guilt and insecurity in the face of the glaring fact that you do not even know where your own sentences begin and end because of the lack of periods and capitalization at some of the appropriate junctures. If you look at the LP 'Led Zeppelin', which I hold in my hands right now, it will show your that each of the men (many dead even then?) you allege Page and company 'ripped off' in their first foray, as well as the following works, into the expedient need to fulfill prior demanding contractual obligations to Atlantic Records, each HOMAGE (is the appropriate word) to these artists is accurately credited to rightful originator unless the work was a folk song (an eponym meaning that the song is so standard as to be unequivocally believed to belong to 'the people', even in The States and UK, where property is believed to be more sacred than life itself) or had been so changed from the original to constitute a new work. These men did this no more than any other band, nee less than even the almost universally beloved Beatles in the formative years of their owns careers, this is HIGHLY PRECEDENTED, and though a typical criticism of the band and Page, to be colloquial it is simply 'a bunch of haters being jelly.' Their music is stolen just as much as any other two rock or blues songs containing the same three combinations of roots, thirds, and fifths, are the same exact song, which would mean that there are an extremely finite number of original songs in the entire canons of these two genres combined, et. al. As for the substance abuse, look through the History of the World (and I don't mean a particular book or movie), and find me anybody, including those very blues musicians or Elvis, or The Beatles, who went through such a meteoric rise to the status of a near deity in their chosen pursuits at such a young age who didn't engage in some substance abuse, repeat that research a thousand times and you will have a right to criticize. Because when you reach that point, a mound of cocaine and some Jack Daniel's (or other depressant, back when both Jack Daniel's and the other two products had more integrity) are eerily reminiscent to a young rock musician of the performance enhancing drugs so popular with today's greatest athletes, who endure the same hypocritical demands to perform at such a high tenor with unprecedented and unerring perfection without such things as has never been seen before blood tests became some how not a negation of the rights democratic societies hollowly claim to defend. I hope this provides a much needed clarification as to your motives, and your own ACTUAL PLAGIARISM of an idea that is about as intellectually advanced and valid as that of a Gentile first grader with an IQ of 90 who calls the eccentric Hebrew genius in the corner he doesn't understand an idiot everyday of his life, even after his classmate grows up to discover and articulate relativity in the five simple words "E equals MC squared."

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PlankSpank

You have way too much time on your hands. Are you Pages cabin boy?

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PlankSpank

Yo Yo ma Dillweed SIR good artists borrow. Great artists steal. That's the facts jack. Jimi Hendrix ran circles around Page, he actually played on the chitlin circuit Page was a middle class white boy from England

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Tight but loose

How to play like Jimmy Page:

Step 1- Spend 10 years studying and playing pro sessions in the styles of blues, jazz, classical, pop, rockabilly, and country. Playing for the song and the session and the producer as opposed to for yourself.

Most all modern rockers only grasp the "rock" side of Page which is why they so often miss it altogether. It runs deeper than just some tab.

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HamrockGuitar

Haha Search: "Guilty of Pagiarism" on youtube.

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Blackm0resuks

There is a web-troll that goes by Ritchie Blackm0re (fan club dude, not the real guy) who develops websites (currently, more than 20) to discredit Led Zeppelin/Jimmy Page. If you log on to challenge him he blocks you. That's real mature...

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PoorMansJimmyPage

You may appreciate my reply to the most recent comment on this thread. I'm guilty of pride, THEY'RE guilty of plagiarism. That is the most trite, overused, backwards criticism I've been hearing for years from 16 year- olds who love nothing other than pop punk and their own immaturity, and as an actual public intellectual who does not usually engage in this type of buffoonery, I finally had to intercede somewhere. I can understand people who want to point out even the greats have imperfections, but this is a totally oversimplified, and superficial misunderstanding that would undoubtedly offend Mr. Blackmore himself so much that if he knew or cared what idiots on the internet like myself babbled about, he could litigate for mere pennies to have that libelous slander cease and desist immediately. Ahh, he changes the o to a zero character... incredibly clever, but amateur--only means that internet searches won't return results, no legal bearing at all. You have my express written consent to use all or some of both of these replies in your crusade of righteousness, or to ignore them entirely. Cheers and best wishes!

hippydog

Jimmy Brown does it again, unsurpassed...

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pvb

JImmy, I love the "Play the best of Led Zeppelin" DVD. I can play about 60% of Song Remains the Same now. Thanks! Great teaching. It's hard to get the solo's up to speed but I'm still working on it. Please expand the series to other Zep tunes. You're playing and teaching are excellent.

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ceramic_magneto

A band called "the tea party" opened up for Page/Plant a few years ago and Jimmy Page said they had picked up where led zeppelin had left off. A great band to check out if you like Led Zep.

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kdavis

I saw Led Zeppelin three times back in the 70's twice in Atlanta and once in Birmingham. As far as I'm concerned they are still the greatest Rock and Roll Band of all time. I can't imagine any other group ever capturing and delivering the same feeling we had in the late 60's and 70's while cursing main street in a 69 Camaro Z28 with Led Zeppelin full blast on the 8 track. Those were the days.....

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JA3D

You may type in YouTube:

The Forest as a Place of Animals - Santa Maria de Belém

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floodone

I got to say that I now have a collection of Jimmy Page's music in my hands for my Gibson Les Paul. This should be fun and hard work well worth paying off.

Sincerely,

Flood

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jt1234

Jimmy Brown's stuff here always delivers the goods!! Thanks Jimmy - u the man. And thanks GW

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