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Led Zeppelin II dies of a heart attack
Chicago Tribune ^ | May 23, 2012 | Rob Manker

Posted on 05/23/2012 1:53:35 PM PDT by ConservativeStatement

Led Zeppelin II has died.

Not the album ... the man.

Zeppelin, of downstate Bethalto, near St. Louis, was known most of his life as George Blackburn before officially changing his name last fall.

(Excerpt) Read more at chicagotribune.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society
KEYWORDS: asbadasdisco; bad70smusic; music; obituary; zeppelin
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Cue "In My Time of Dying."
1 posted on 05/23/2012 1:53:41 PM PDT by ConservativeStatement
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To: ConservativeStatement

Stairway to Heaven time..........


2 posted on 05/23/2012 1:55:08 PM PDT by Red Badger (Think logically. Act normally.................)
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To: ConservativeStatement
Led Zeppelin II dies of a heart attack

Shouldn't it say he dies of a "Heartbreaker."

3 posted on 05/23/2012 1:56:10 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Red Badger

Thats from ZOSO, AKA LZ IV


4 posted on 05/23/2012 1:56:23 PM PDT by EyeGuy (Armed, judgmental, fiscally responsible heterosexual.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

That is a darn good name.


5 posted on 05/23/2012 2:02:33 PM PDT by Yardstick
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To: ConservativeStatement

I guess after you Ramble On, you got to Bring It On Home.


6 posted on 05/23/2012 2:03:04 PM PDT by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Wonder if he had a son...


7 posted on 05/23/2012 2:04:32 PM PDT by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Stairway to Heaven time..........


8 posted on 05/23/2012 2:04:43 PM PDT by Red Badger (Think logically. Act normally.................)
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To: Izzy Dunne
Wonder if he had a son...

Led Zeppelin III?

9 posted on 05/23/2012 2:05:44 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: EyeGuy

I know, but it was apropos.......


10 posted on 05/23/2012 2:05:44 PM PDT by Red Badger (Think logically. Act normally.................)
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To: dfwgator

Even better. So....”Thank You.” :-)


11 posted on 05/23/2012 2:06:51 PM PDT by ConservativeStatement (Obama "acted stupidly.")
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To: dfwgator

Even better. So....”Thank You.” :-)


12 posted on 05/23/2012 2:07:12 PM PDT by ConservativeStatement (Obama "acted stupidly.")
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To: ConservativeStatement

Too easy.


13 posted on 05/23/2012 2:09:16 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: ConservativeStatement

I guess he will now be known as Ded Zeppelin?


14 posted on 05/23/2012 2:13:08 PM PDT by MIchaelTArchangel (Da Bro' Gotsta Go!)
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To: ConservativeStatement

He had a Whole Lotta Love in his heart. We feel his death is What Is and What Should Never Be. The Lemon Song was always one of his favorites (it kept him company on those lonely nights). In fact, he almost changed his name to Moby Dick after a particularly long session. His death is truly a Heartbreaker. His housekeeper (whom we all suspect caused the divorce) was a real Living Loving Maid, but after all, She’s Just a Woman. I guess, in the end, he just had to Ramble On. When the Lord says Bring It On Home He means it!


15 posted on 05/23/2012 2:13:16 PM PDT by mark3681
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To: ConservativeStatement

This is the kind of thing that happens when it’s been a long time since you’ve rock ‘n rolled.


16 posted on 05/23/2012 2:18:08 PM PDT by edpc (Wilby 2012)
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To: ConservativeStatement

His Livin Lovin Maid came in and found him dead on the killing floor, belly up like Moby Dick, surrounded by family, friends, and a whole lotta love. That’s some major stretching to get Led Zep II song titles into the story. Incidentally, “Thank You” is the song that my lovely bride walked down the aisle to, and after 25 years, to me she is still the only one!


17 posted on 05/23/2012 2:21:56 PM PDT by Freestate316
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To: ConservativeStatement; a fool in paradise; Slings and Arrows

At least Strawberry A.(larm) Clock is still with us.


18 posted on 05/23/2012 2:22:41 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: ConservativeStatement

They said at the time of his death he was Going to California with an aching in his heart.


19 posted on 05/23/2012 2:23:30 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: edpc

At least they didn’t find him swingin on the gallows pole, but hey,hey, what could he do? It was as if he knew his time was gonna come.


20 posted on 05/23/2012 2:25:56 PM PDT by Freestate316
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To: Freestate316

Wow. That was our wedding song too, 35 years ago!
I used to play and sing it to her before we got married. Got her all goose bumpy. Made for some great nights.


21 posted on 05/23/2012 2:27:44 PM PDT by mark3681
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To: ConservativeStatement

Apparently we have quite a few Freepers who have listened to a lot of Zeppelin!


22 posted on 05/23/2012 2:29:19 PM PDT by Freestate316
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To: Freestate316

Slightly off topic, but check out this all female band called Zeperella, playing when The Levee Breaks

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=xH-_9cwdLug#!


23 posted on 05/23/2012 2:34:34 PM PDT by jsh3180
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To: ConservativeStatement

The Good Lord said it was time to “Bring It On Home”....


24 posted on 05/23/2012 2:34:52 PM PDT by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (To criticize the government is to speak blasphemy against a liberal's god.)
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To: mark3681

Awesome! I guess that one of the amazing things about great music is how it becomes a part of our personal history. For those of us who came up in the 60s and 70s, Led Zeppelin was a part of the soundtrack of our lives. It was funny. A lot of older people came up and said, “What a pretty song. Who is that?” Congratulations on 35 years and many more!


25 posted on 05/23/2012 2:35:25 PM PDT by Freestate316
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To: ConservativeStatement

Will the Viking Kittens carry his casket?


26 posted on 05/23/2012 2:36:25 PM PDT by certrtwngnut (It's not the people who vote that count, it's the people who count the votes. (Josef Stalin))
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To: mark3681

I am Dazed and Confused after reading this...


27 posted on 05/23/2012 2:37:19 PM PDT by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (To criticize the government is to speak blasphemy against a liberal's god.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Did the fellow work in Vegas as a Led Zeppelin impersonator?


28 posted on 05/23/2012 2:39:30 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: certrtwngnut

I doubt it will be much of a “Celebration Day”, but who knows, maybe they’ll serve some “Custard Pie” at his wake...


29 posted on 05/23/2012 2:40:02 PM PDT by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (To criticize the government is to speak blasphemy against a liberal's god.)
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To: Red Badger

I figured that you knew, but was trying to make a joke.


30 posted on 05/23/2012 2:45:26 PM PDT by EyeGuy (Armed, judgmental, fiscally responsible heterosexual.)
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To: ZirconEncrustedTweezers

It’s gonna be a long time till he rock and rolls .......


31 posted on 05/23/2012 2:46:41 PM PDT by Col Frank Slade
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To: ConservativeStatement; All

i’ve often considered changing my name to “Physical Graffiti”...


32 posted on 05/23/2012 2:55:05 PM PDT by God luvs America (63.5million pay no federal income tax then vote demoKrat)
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To: ConservativeStatement

“How Many More Times” will someone post a Zeppelin song title in this thread? /sarcasm to self.


33 posted on 05/23/2012 2:56:42 PM PDT by ConservativeStatement (Obama "acted stupidly.")
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To: ConservativeStatement

Led Z... I always thought it was the name of the group not an individual.
So wheres Robert Plant Jimmy Page play in this....Help me I am dyen over here!!!!!!


34 posted on 05/23/2012 2:59:00 PM PDT by CGASMIA68
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To: ConservativeStatement

RIP.


35 posted on 05/23/2012 2:59:18 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (If you like lying Socialist dirtbags, you'll love Slick Willard)
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To: jsh3180

Zeperella holy crap !


36 posted on 05/23/2012 2:59:18 PM PDT by Col Frank Slade
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To: God luvs America

Someone suggested “The Crunge” but he was overheard replying “Ain’t gonna call me Mr. Pitiful.”


37 posted on 05/23/2012 3:01:02 PM PDT by ConservativeStatement (Obama "acted stupidly.")
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if you read the article its pretty good...he talks about his “Good Times, Bad Times” but there seemed to be a “Communication Breakdown” about the reason he changed his name...then again who are we to judge him for changing his name?? its just “what is and What Should Never Be” but i guess “That’s the Way” and he probably doesn’t care as i’m sure he had many “Friends”...

good thing he didn’t die at the “Gallow Pole” of course if he lived a good life he’s probably at the “Houses of the Holy” right now....i’m sure his enemies are thinking these are “Dancing Days” since he’s gone, then again for most of them i’m sure “the song remains the same”....in his new home he’ll find out what its like to be “trampled under foot” though if he’s lucky his first moments in the next world were spent walking “into the light”....

dying at age 64YO of a heart attack??? if it was his lifestyle he must surely be saying “Nobody’s fault but mine”....the article didn’t say what time he died, so i wonder if it was “In the Evening”????


38 posted on 05/23/2012 3:07:23 PM PDT by God luvs America (63.5million pay no federal income tax then vote demoKrat)
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To: ConservativeStatement

If I had known you can change your name like that, I’d have changed mine to 13th Floor Elevator a long time ago. Or to ? and the Mysterians.


39 posted on 05/23/2012 3:08:13 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: God luvs America

His Presence will be missed.


40 posted on 05/23/2012 3:10:34 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: dfwgator

i hear it was a Heartbreaker” for his family....


41 posted on 05/23/2012 3:12:07 PM PDT by God luvs America (63.5million pay no federal income tax then vote demoKrat)
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To: Revolting cat!

I think I’m going to have my name changed to Over-Nite Sensation.


42 posted on 05/23/2012 3:15:41 PM PDT by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (To criticize the government is to speak blasphemy against a liberal's god.)
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To: ZirconEncrustedTweezers

There was once a band calling itself: And Many Others.


43 posted on 05/23/2012 3:18:40 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: God luvs America

It was those darn “Hot Dog(s).” “Friends” demanded he choose a few veggies “For Your Life” but he said “Hey, Hey, What Can I Do,” “I’m Gonna Crawl” “Down by the Seaside” to see “the Ocean” where “We’re Gonna Groove” with “Darlene” and “Boogie with Stu.” If “Somethin’ Else” happens “That’s the Way” of my “Achilles Last Stand.”


44 posted on 05/23/2012 3:19:50 PM PDT by ConservativeStatement (Obama "acted stupidly.")
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To: ConservativeStatement

i heard he took his “Black Dog” with him on this trip after the dog crapped in the house yet again and he screamed “how many more times??”....


45 posted on 05/23/2012 3:34:38 PM PDT by God luvs America (63.5million pay no federal income tax then vote demoKrat)
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To: dfwgator
“I'm so upset I am gonna have to go outside and kick my “Black Dog”.

Quote Micheal Vick.

46 posted on 05/23/2012 3:42:44 PM PDT by MotorCityBuck ( Keep the change, you filthy animal!)
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To: certrtwngnut

“...Valhalla I am coming.”


47 posted on 05/23/2012 4:16:04 PM PDT by EEGator
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To: Revolting cat!

Were his initials LZII?


48 posted on 05/23/2012 4:58:36 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (Barack Obama has cut and run from what he called "the right war".)
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To: jsh3180

Amazing!


49 posted on 05/25/2012 6:17:36 AM PDT by Freestate316
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To: mark3681; Freestate316

Congrats to each of you and your mates on long lived marriages! 25 and 35 years—that is great to hear.


50 posted on 05/25/2012 6:22:24 AM PDT by exit82 (Democrats are the enemies of freedom. Be Andrew Breitbart.)
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