The New Christians

In high school, I was the president of the Led Zeppelin Fan Club.  It was a small club, but we were zealots.  My best friend, Todd, and I must have watched The Song Remains the Same over 100 times — we knew every line by heart. 

Also while in high school, I bought a banjo (later traded in for a mandolin) and thus began my obsession with bluegrass, old time, and folk music.  Among my early purchases was Alison Krauss and Union Station’s, Every Time You Say Goodbye.

So, you can imagine my joy upon waking to the news that T Bone Burnett’s matchmaking of Krauss and Robert Plant resulted in five Grammys including album of the year and record of the year.

Now, if that long-rumored Zeppelin reunion tour would ever happen…

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