The Top 5 Near-Led Zeppelin Moments
Five live performances by at least one member of Led Zeppelin that get the Led out.
01. Robert Plant with Jimmy Page: "Wearing and Tearing"
Before there was Page & Plant, there were the increasingly frequent late-'80s Page-and-Plant pairings, including "Tall Cool One" and "Heaven Knows" from Plant's 1988 Now and Zen album and "The Only One" from Page's Outrider album, also from 1988.
From that same era comes this note-perfect rendition of Led Zeppelin's "Wearing and Tearing" from the In Through the Out Door sessions, finally released on Coda.
Led Zeppelin never performed this tune live, but Plant -- with special surprise guest Jimmy Page -- more than made up for it at Knebworth in 1990.
Imagine you're in the audience, and you've come to see Plant's band, when all of a sudden, Page comes walking out with a red Les Paul ...
Damian Fanelli is the online managing editor at Guitar World.
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