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AUDIO: Terry Reid on Led Zeppelin (2012)

Ian Ravendale, Rock's Backpages Audio, 14 September 2012

Terry can't remember if his band supported "the New Yardbirds" at Newcastle's Mayfair Ballroom, but he remembers Jimmy Page and manager Peter Grant planning to fill the vacuum left by Cream and Hendrix. He also reminisces about having to turn down Page's offer to become Led Zeppelin's frontman... and instead recommending Robert Plant and John Bonham to Page and Grant.

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