For Christmas….Hammer of the Gods
Today’s recommendation for Christmas is a gift for Daddy….(assuming he was a rocker in the 1970s and a lot of them were – they just don’t talk about that part of their lives anymore) is Hammer of the Gods: The Led Zeppelin Saga by Stephen Davis. Check out the signed copy signed by Robert Plant. This is an old book, written in the 1980s, but no-one cares what they did after the band broke up following the death of John Bonham. Last night’s reunion concert in London has got huge press – everyone has carried some sort of retrospective. Back home in the UK, I probably didn’t hear a Led Zeppelin record played on a major radio station from about 1983 onwards. Here in North America, they are played every day.