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How I Became Dazed and Confused

I know you might be thinking to yourself, here goes another article about Led Zeppelin.  To ease your mind, I recently (within the last three years) became a Zeppelin fan.  Why did it take so long for me to actually become a fan of one of the greatest Rock n’ Roll bands of all time?  Growing up in the MTV generation, it was frowned upon to be cliché and listen to what you were told to listen to.  Wow, that is a cliché it itself judging from today’s MTV generation.

I took an interest in Led Zeppelin after listening to a couple of vinyl records that an old lady gave me in return for helping her move some furniture.  The vinyl’s she game me were “Led Zeppelin”, “Led Zeppelin II”, “Led Zeppelin III” and “The Song Remains the Same”.  I took them home and laid them on the shelf for a couple of months.  Finally, I broke them out and gave them a real listen.  I had heard Zeppelin songs before, but listened to them like some people do.  I had listened to The Yardbirds and Cream before, how different could they sound from that? It wasn’t until I REALLY listened that I came to appreciate the band tremendously.

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