Jason Bonham Reflects On His Led Zeppelin Experience (Top Story)

12/31/2010
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Jason Bonham Reflects On His Led Zeppelin Experience was a top story in November. Here it is again as we recap 2010: (hennemusic) Jason Bonham's Led Zeppelin Experience is out on the road these days, touring as a 30th anniversary tribute to Jason's dad, the late John Bonham.

Jason is thrilled with the tour's progress, as it kicked off across Canada before hitting the States. "Calgary was just every one of them has been phenomenal for whatever reason, and always the same reason is the audience and the amount of response they give back," Bonham tells John J. Moser of the Lehigh Valley Music blog. "Cause it's not just myself, you know, this is representing my family. I'm playing my father's music and I'm a fan of Led Zeppelin. The response has been beyond what I ever imagined it would be. Unreal. Everyone seems to understand the story I'm telling. We break up the show with a video and the footage of my day as a kid and the home movie parts."

The show is a personal journey for Bonham, another way of providing some closure with the past. "Yeah. The strangest thing is the way it hit me," says Jason. "The thing you've got to remember is, when dad was alive, initially one the reasons I kind of have a thing with it is, I never really got it when he was alive. He was my dad and he played in a band and I was more into The Police. You know, I went through the whole blond hair bit. And dad took me to see The Police when I was 13. And I was like, this is a cool band, dad. See this is a cool band. [Laughs] And I felt bad for years because then a year later I never had a chance to tell him how great I think was. After he passed away, I would go and listen to his music. And when I had a few incidents where I really had to go and really do my homework, I found new favorites things in the songs that I never knew. There's certain parts where I thought, 'I thought I knew that.' And I didn't. I had blinders on. So it's been a great journey for me finding new favorites from albums. Certain albums I hadn't played for a long, long time. And now some of those things are 'Presence,' which is an under-rated album , is probably one of my favorite albums." - more on this story

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