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Led Zeppelin Plays Benefit Show To Screaming Masses

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The newest member of Led Zeppelin was given the honor of kicking off the band's reunion Monday night, pounding out the beat before the surviving founders joined in on a near-perfect "Good Times Bad Times."



After the lights went down at London's O2 Arena, newsreel footage of a 1975 performance in Tampa, Fla., was projected onstage. With thousands of fans worked into a frenzy, drummer Jason Bonham, son of the late John Bonham, began thumping the skittering beat, soon to be joined by guitarist Jimmy Page, bassist-keyboardist John Paul Jones and singer Robert Plant.



The song, rarely played live in the band's heyday, proved a perfect starting point for this performance:



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Watch a clip from NBC's Nightly News:

Led Zeppelin played a SRO charity show in London Monday night. From NBC 12/10 http://link.brightcove.com/services/link/bcpid1336737791http://www.brightcove.com/channel.jsp?channel=1178199204


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