Ep. 128 – The Heart of Markness Led Zeppelin Podcast
We listen to a compilation of best of Led Zeppelin’s Europe 1973 tour. This was the band’s instrumental peak, and the songs we hear confirm that. SIBLY, WLL, and The Ocean are heard. Blazing hot tour. You can download the whole compilation here: https://mega.nz/folder/rh1SGQ6B#jEGoG7LyBJab6KSvXuNheQ
This is a rare reunion show from Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young in a benefit for their drummer Dallas Taylor, on 3/31/90 in Pasadena, Ca. It’s a mostly acoustic show with all the hits and everyone is in great voice. A Mike Millard Master. You can download this complete show right here: https://mega.nz/folder/XxshnI5I#KWnGlhMGfkGdtb3crNmOqg
Ep. 127 – The Heart of Markness Led Zeppelin Podcast – March 5, 1971
e listen to Led Zeppelin playing Ulster Hall, Belfast NI on March 5, 1971. These are the very first live performances of songs from Zep 4 ever. We hear Black Dog, Stairway, and a Ramones level Rock and Roll. Robert’s voice is unreal. Never better. You can download this show right here: https://mega.nz/folder/Lk0A0Y5C#YeWZ3h_ga7KvX-wB0GPl8g
Bonus – The Heart of Markness Classic Rock Podcast
This is Heart of Markness after Darkness as we listen to Bob Dylan at Earls Court on June 20th, 1978, on what was called his alimony tour. The show is amazing even with radically altered arrangements of some classics. Good stuff. You can download the entire concert here: https://mega.nz/folder/f1820AQI#euQJ_Tc__TcOECWdgOF2OQ
Mike Millard 1st Gen – The Heart of Markness Classic Rock Podcast
We listen to 2 out of the 3 songs that Mike Millard recorded of the Pretenders in Pasadena on Sept 5, 1981. Bruce Springsteen joins them for a rollicking encore of Higher and Higher. One wishes Mike was able to record the whole show. Brilliant! You can download this 3 song source here: https://mega.nz/folder/LokA3aDb#DoVXrcEuW0syoLwSu7DJWg
My Heart of Markness Interview with the Author of Searching for Jimmy Page
I talk with author Christy Alexander Hallberg about her novel Searching For Jimmy Page, which I’ve read and is wonderful. She talks about visiting Headley Grange, Bron Yr Aur, and other meccas for Zep fans, and how they colored her character Luna’s odyssey. Seriously, this book is awesome.
Ep. 126 – The Heart of Markness Led Zeppelin Podcast
We listen to a glorious recording of Led Zeppelin’s first show in 2 years, July 23, 1979 in Copenhagen. The band plays with a relaxed intensity and Jimmy plays like 1973 again. Celebration Day, No Quarter, and Achilles are heard. Great one!
Club Rust Copenhagen 4/3/90 – The Heart of Markness Classic Rock Podcast
We listen to Camper Van Beethoven touring in support of one of my favorite albums, Key Lime Pie. Club Rust, Copenhagen 4/3/90. We hear All Her Favorite Fruit, Eye of Fatima, I Was Born In A Laundromat, and Waka. Great band. Great show. Great songs.
Ep. 125 – The Heart of Markness Led Zeppelin Podcast
We listen to the only extant live recording of Led Zeppelin from 1968. Gonzaga University, December 30, they played a gymnasium. Rough and ready and hungry. The very first roar from the behemoth. If you would like to download this show you may do so here: https://mega.nz/folder/W8kwSR7Z#NecCyUJzWsNZyVtoZQA0cA