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Jimmy Page says it was a mistake to hire Phil Collins for Led Zeppelin’s Live Aid reunion

NME
 2021-10-14

Cover picture for the articleJimmy Page has said that it was a mistake to enlist Phil Collins to fill in on drums for Led Zeppelin at Live Aid. Collins and drummer Tony Thompson both played live with the reunited Led Zep – Page, Robert Plant and John Paul Jones – at the legendary 1985 concert,...

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10-14

Jimmy was so smacked out he wouldn’t have realized if there was no drummer. It was terrible all the way around… Jimmy, Robert and the drumming were all substandard. Meanwhile, Black Sabbath got stuck with an earlier set and kicked ass… Probably the best set next to Queen

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Jude Conig
10-14

Watch The concert. Both drummers played very well. Page was just smacked out and played below his abilities. My 2 Cents

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Jackie Ray
10-15

it was a mistake to not rehearse before the gig. it was a mistake for Paige to have a hit of smack before taking the stage. It was a mistake to have two drummers.. but none of it was Phil Collins' fault.

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