November 24th, 2016
I return after a hiatus with an old school style podcast where I discuss Jason Bonham's upcoming tour and John Paul Jones recent performance with country artist Sara Watkins. As well, I talk about Robert Plant's appearance on EmmyLou Harris' Lampedusa tour, and a couple of troublesome Jimmy Page stories.
Finally, I "ramble on" a bit about Led Zeppelin IV, which turned 45 on November 8th.
October 5th, 2016
This week I look at the newly remastrered BBC sessions album, and the original Led Zeppelin live album, The Song Remains the Same. Hint: I love them both.
September 9th, 2016
With a week to go before the BBC session re-issue, I look at the four songs Led Zeppelin performed on the BBC that they never recorded or released, or sometimes that they never played again.
August 25th, 2016
This week I look at the testimony by Robert Plant, John Paul Jones and Jimmy Page in the Stairway to Heaven copyright lawsuit.
August 4th, 2016
On today's episode I discuss a couple of books: the recently released Led Zeppelin Day by Day by Marc Roberty and the upcoming unauthorized Jimmy Page biography, No Quarter: The Three Lives of Jimmy Page by Martin Power.
I also discuss the upcoming remaster of the BBC Sessions.
July 18th, 2016
This week I look over Jason Bonham's career at 50. As well, I discuss the Stairway to Heaven trial, Robert Plant's current tour in Europe and Tight But Loose issue 41
June 7th, 2016
On this weeks podcast I look at the most recent bootleg release, the soundboard of Feb 10, 1975 in Landover Maryland. I also look at the various soundboard recordings that have been released in the past few years.
May 8th, 2016
Today I discuss the Train recreation of Led Zeppelin II and the Stairway to Heaven lawsuit. Examples of differences between the songs Taurus and Stairway to Heaven, as well as historical pieces that use the same or a very similar chord progression are given.
April 8th, 2016
This is a reposting of the 4th episode of Ramble on Radio from September 2011:
I have a John Bonham tribute then discuss Robert Plant premiering a new band, Crowne Vic (which lasted all of this one gig). The Band of Joy was at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival and Robert Plant to team up with Alfie Boe.
- Logan Plant leaves Son's of Albion.
- BCC voted best Hard Rock band of last ten years by That Metal Show.
- Dave Lewis news.
March 31st, 2016
This week, I talk about the release of Led Zeppelin's 7th album, Presence, on the 40th anniversary of it's release.
As well, I discuss the 1977 tour, which began in Dallas on this week in 1977.