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Tuesday, November 8, 2011
Jimmy Page Joined Roy Harper On Stage In London; Video
sighting on the weekend, as the guitar legend joined Roy Harperon
stage at the Royal Festival Hall in London.
occasion was a celebration of Roy’s 70th birthday, which actually
happened on June 12th. The show was pre-billed “With
special Guest Jonathan Wilson and the odd surprise.”
that makes Jimmy the “odd surprise.”
played acoustic guitar on “The
Same Old Rock,”a
song from Harper’s 1971 album “Stormcock.”There’s
some history to the tune: Page played on the original track under the
pseudonym of S. Flavious Mercurious.
course, Led Zeppelin recorded"Hats
Off To (Roy) Harper"on
Zep III, and Jimmy had some fun with the credits on that one, as
by Charles Obscure”was
another pseudonym of Page’s.
a lengthy career spanning five decades, influencing everyone from
Zeppelin to Pete Townshendto Jethro
Tull, one of Harper’s most-recognized appearances is as the
vocalist on Pink Floyd’s “Have A Cigar,”one
of the few Floyd efforts to feature guest vocals.
video from Saturday, as well as some vintage footage of the two
Same Old Rock” back in 1984.