Label: Not On Label (Led Zeppelin) - none • Format: DVD DVD-Video, Double Sided, Unofficial Release • Genre: Rock • Style: Hard Rock 'You had to be there', has never had more meaning now. ( I was tempted to wait outside but decided not to as I would have said something to Plant about the Kindome spectacle I had seen 31 years earlier.). You had to stand back probably twenty-feet just to see over the tall stage wall. We got in the parking lot thinking for some goofy reason we could carry a 6-pack in and the Seattle policeman just said "hand them over" and we did and he let us go and over on the side by the railroad tracks a guy had a hand full of tickets he was trying to sell and all I had was $5 and he gave me a ticket and the guy that drove me over gave him $2 and a damn 8-track tape for his ticket!! Monitor problems plagued some of their acoustic set. We left during the last song to beat the crowds and the whole band drove by us in their limos. Zep FOREVER you as*holes. 4:55. I still talk about it a 57 today, it was a moment in time, a kid from a city in Canada of only 130,000......standing about 20 yards or so from the stage.....half of my town under one roof...never experienced that again to this date. for 1+3, enter 4. There were some jerks throwing firecrackers around and Jimmy actually stopped playing and said through a mike. "The Green Lake show was pretty cool 'cause they were doing the first album," says Flynn, "and that's what they sounded like. honk! Concert tshirts are still the most iconic of all time!! Sources: Peter Blecha telephone interviews with Mick Flynn (October 28, 2009), and Richard Green (December 3, 2009); "Led Zeppelin Here Sunday," The Seattle Times, May 9, 1969, p. 73; Patrick MacDonald, "Rock Has Reached The Age of the 'Supergroup,'" Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Area 206 magazine, May 9, 1969 p. 9; "Aqua-rock: Music to Tread Water By," Seattle Post-Intelligencer, May 12, 1969, p. 8;  Janine Gressel, "Three Dog Night Is Hit at Aqua Theater," The Seattle Times, May 12, 1969 p. 8; Scott Wade, website accessed on  October 27, 2009 ( Many critics including Jimmy thought this was a subpar preformance. All in all not a bad show yet the Zeps. But the band was first going to play that single's flipside and their crowd reportedly responded with some disappointment:  "I remember," another fan wrote years after the fact, "Robert Plant saying to the audience that they were going to play the single 'Communication Breakdown,' to a light smattering of boos and requests for 'Good Times Bad Times,' which is what the local stations were playing more often" (Wade). View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the DVD release of Kingdom Seattle, Washington July 1977 on Discogs. Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users. It was worth it. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Led Zeppelin 's 1977 North American Tour was the eleventh and final concert tour of North America by the English rock band. It was a beautiful sunny day in the afternoon. Utilizziamo cookie e altre tecnologie simili per migliorare la tua esperienza di acquisto, per fornire i nostri servizi, per capire come i nostri clienti li utilizzano in modo da poterli migliorare e per visualizzare annunci pubblicitari. I wish the video and sound quality were better though. Hearing the ticket sales announcment when it first released , I ran all the way to PM Jacoy's (Spokane) and bought my tickets before I even knew how I would get there. We have all seen the footage over the years. Led Zeppelin in Seattle 1977 (1977) Not Yet Rated Jan 1st, 1977 Led Zeppelin's 1977 North American Tour was the eleventh and final concert tour of North America by the English rock band. On July 17, 1977, more than 62,000 people packed the Kingdome in Seattle to watch Led Zeppelin. After touring almost incessantly during its early years, Led Zeppelin later limited its tour appearances to alternating years: 1973, 1975, 1977 and 1979. The recording is distant but quite listenable, and the show is very good considering the 2-week layoff between the LA Forum gigs and this one. Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically. True to form, at the end of his band's set, Winkler reportedly jumped into the theater's pool to the great delight of the audience. I lived in Port Ludlow then (still do) but we drove all the way back to Sequim to tell all the guys wtf they missed! Video compression mode: MPEG-2. After they opened the gates early (it was sunny and hot) I could sometimes lift my feet and still move with the crowd. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the 2004 DVD release of Kingdome Seattle 1977 on Discogs. A flotilla of canoes, rented rowboats, and rubber rafts surrounded the back side of the stage, where a few also treaded water. For the love of ZEP, PLEASE PUBLISH THIS! The tour was divided into three legs, with performances commencing on 1 April and concluding on 24 July 1977. I didn't get it. Free shipping . I hate you now,but THANKS for the great story! Get the Led Zeppelin Setlist of the concert at Kingdome, Seattle, WA, USA on July 17, 1977 from the North American Tour 1977 Tour and other Led Zeppelin Setlists for free on! ","field_newsletter_id":"9697319","field_label_list_id":"5720","field_display_rates":"0","field_preview_mode":"false","field_lbox_height":"","field_lbox_width":"","field_toaster_timeout":"60000","field_toaster_position":"From Top","field_turnkey_height":"1000","field_mailing_list_params_toast":"&autoreply=no","field_mailing_list_params_se":"&autoreply=no"}}]. Then it was a sprint through the tunnel and onto the huge floor. ZEP 1977 Seattle Kingdom is famous as the only professional shot video excavated during the US tour of the same year. Not a classic by any means but hey it's Zeppelin ! Thanks. On entry, garbage cans full of confiscated dope, liquor, paraphanelia etc. He also had complained that his ears had been clogged and they had magically cleared whilst playing that night. I found out years later that I even weighed 7 lbs. drove from Boise in a International truck. Hearing so many hits live has brought so many great memories, and started a love affair with music that I have continued to have for over 20 years now. I had just celebrated my 17th birthday and drove from Portland to Seattle with 2 brothers and 3 friends to see this show at the Kingdome. Unless you were near the soundboard, & that's were my brother & I stood for this gig..! We had some small talk back and forth and we happened to have a joint lit at the time -- I remember it being Panama Red! Though no journalists are known to have documented Led Zep's precise set-list that day at Green Lake, the following is a reasonable reconstruction gleaned from various sources: Meanwhile, at mid-set -- "when Page was out doin' his solo bit," as Flynn recalls, "Robert Plant and John Paul Jones came back to where we were and we partaked in some weed with them. He said 'I hope you enjoy the show' and that was it" [laughter] (Interview). All the dumpsters at the gate were filled with beachballs, yet there were HUNDREDS of them inside. The facility's dismantling began in 1970. I knew this Kingdome gig was going to be as Robert Plant said: "Blood, sweat, and the Hammer of the Gods"..! I'll post a few more regarding the '73 & '75 gigs at a later time... I recall it being my first exposure to lasers at a concert, and I also recall they did a middle of the show acoustic set at the front of the stage. Home; News; Photos; Discography; Timeline; Video; London 12.10.07; Forum; Merchandise If you tried to sneak past you would get kicked by the horses. Someone even said "Plant's harmonica was the loudest thing they have ever heard, still"....Damn I'll never forget that. Stairway To Heaven has the most beautiful Page solo ever performed, and the show as a whole is strong and full of energy, even though it may not be the most technically perfect one. I think [that solo bit] was kinda a combination of Yardbirds and Led Zeppelin stuff he was doing" (interview). Indeed, contemporary reviews were split: Seattle Post-Intelligencer reporter (and KOL-FM DJ) Patrick MacDonald was ecstatic over Led Zep -- even in advance of the show he was already stoked, writing that their musicianship was "most impressive" and that "One could not improve on them. Led Zeppelin: The Song Remains the Same - The Rover/Sick Again LIVE in Seattle, 1977 No matter what is decided about the future, the memories are fantastic. No concert has ever been as good as 1977 Zeppelin. [I] said somethin' about his guitar. Robert was in great form although he may have had a cold, he still hit all of the highs and sounded amazing. I had been living in Alaska and hadn't been to a concert in years. I have Oregon Trail license plates they don't even issue anymore with a covered wagon in the middle of LED ZEP....How The West Was Won! Customer reviews. THANK YOU-To everyone who commented and relived their luckiest days alive. -- and so we handed him the joint, he took a couple hits off of it and handed it back and thanked us for coming. I had friends in Spokane from where we hitch hiked to Seattle for this concert. The magnetism of John Bonham is on full display during Led Zeppelin’s appearance at the Kingdome in Seattle on July 17th, 1977. I camped out friday and saturday night in the king dome parking lot with my brother jeff to get up frount to see the greatest rock and roll Band of all time.I drove over from eastern washington.I also saw them 1973 and 1975 in the old seattle center collisum.I love there music just as much today as i did then even more,im 50 years old.When they tour again i will be there. [{"parent":{"title":"Get on the list! Dam-mit man! I went up to the stage at the end of the WAMU show just electrified to see Plant so close. Bonham, his solo was nothing short of a major earthquake!! I remember doing my Seattle times Sunday morning paper route and then rushing to get in line down at the Kingdome. When I listen to their music and close my eyes, I am right back there. We checked out of our hotel and joined in for what was to be a long 36 hours or so onsite. We sat in the nosebleed section, which was a drag at first until folks started throwing roman candles in the air and they were landing on other peoples heads below them. (I played the drums back then and to me John Henry Bonham is the best ever). I'll go first and toss in my memories of this concert. JP Jones did an awesome extended organ part in No Quarter, and helped Bonzo rattle the cement Kingdome.. My favorite songs were Kashmir and Achilles Last Stand. The best singer that ever was. YOU PIG!!!! No photos for this show yet. The Seattle Times concurred: "The audience was everywhere. (Two years of drum lessons and a zillion spins of my big brothers' LP's had made me a Zep fanatic.) No official release. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Led Zeppelin: The Story So Far...Seattle 1977 ~ Dvd [Import] Region 0 | Ntsc| Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, John Paul Jones & John Bonham as Led Zeppelin at Porkland, OR. The set list was one of the best due to the addition of the "2" songs from the Presence L.P. (Who is this Lewis and Clark?). © 2021 Cox Media Group. [{"parent":{"title":"Get on the list! Activities Center Arena - July 20, 1977. E' anche vero che se il 1977, spetta di diritto al emergente successo del punk rock, i Led Zeppelin, hanno lasciato perdere i media e le cavolate giornalistiche dei giovani redattori di NME e Creem, per sbalordire gli states, tenendo enormi concerti da tutto esaurito, mesi prima del vero e priprio inizio del tour. July 17th, 1977 Led Zeppelin - Your Kingdom Come Seattle 1977 - Wendy - 3CD/3DVD Sound : Soundboard Art/Packaging : 2 x Fatpack Jewelcase w/Slipcase Collection : Recommended 4.5 Summary The Wendy label have given the common soundboard recording (from the video) … I left my brothers wedding reception early on the 16th to stand in line. Ah ha ha ha ha ha. Bonham was truly God's gift to rock drumming. "It's All Right With Me" jam), White Summer ~ Black Mountain Side, Kashmir, (Out On the Tiles intro) Moby Dick, Jimmy Page solo, Achilles Last Stand, Stairway to Heaven, Whole Lotta Love ~ Rock and Roll. They shot it more like Jimmy/Robert and 2 friends, with the 1 friend not so much. Led Zeppelin Live show recording from Seattle . The concert was awesome, however we pretty much had to watch it on the monitors cause they were so far away. Till then: "God Bless"...! Hope you all enjoy this full Seattle video remastered by a … It was a great laser light show too. The show – which was produced by counterculture impresario Boyd Grafmyre in conjunction with KOL radio (whose top DJ, Burl Barer, emceed the event) -- began about 2 p.m. with an unremarkable opening set by the Vancouver, B.C., rock band Spring. God, it was great being 17, higher than a kite and a Led Zeppelin fan! I remember seeing a pigeon fly into a bass cabinet and it never came out. (Who is Lewis And Clark?) But the band was first going to play that single's flipside and their crowd reportedly responded with some disappointment:  "I remember," another fan wrote years after the fact, "Robert Plant saying to the audience that they were going to play the single 'Communication Breakdown,' to a light smattering of boos and requests for 'Good Times Bad Times,' which is what the local stations were playing more often" (Wade). Congratulations fellas, and I hope you carry on! They came at night by the thousands, some waiting for two days in the rain and cold for a chance to have their ears assaulted and nerves numbed and to say they saw Led Zeppelin. Led Zeppelin: The Story So Far...Seattle 1977 ~ Dvd [Import] Region 0 | Ntsc| Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, John Paul Jones & John Bonham as Led Zeppelin Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, John Paul Jones & John Bonham (Actor) Format: DVD. To this day it remains my all-time favorite show (still have my ticket stub! 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