Peter Bucks hosts the Todos Santos Music Festival in the southern Baja region of Mexico each year (this was the third fest).
This year there was a major jam session on January 24, 2014 with The Dream Syndicate, Buck and Led Zeppelin’s John Paul Jones.
The Dream Syndicate’s Steve Wynn writes on Facebook:
Ah, I had a feeling something would show up–and there it is. The Dream Syndicate playing “John Coltrane Stereo Blues” in Todos Santos last Saturday with John Paul Jones and Peter Buck (with Linda Pitmon and Josh Kantor) And check out JPJ’s solo around the 7 minute mark. Amazing–I was flashing back to seeing Led Zep at the Forum back in 1976.
Here’s The Dream Syndicate doing the Velvet’s “Rock ‘n’ Roll” at the festival:
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Robert Plant says he recently discovered old Led Zeppelin tapes that include unreleased music, some of which could show up on remastered versions of the group’s albums, which Jimmy Page has been working on for some time. There is currently no release date set for the remasters.
“I found some quarter-inch spools recently,” Plant told BBC 6Music’s Mark Radcliffe and Stuart Maconie. “I had a meeting with Jimmy and we baked ’em up and listened to ’em. And there’s some very, very interesting bits and pieces that probably will turn up on these things [the remastered albums].”
Plant said bassist John Paul Jones sang on some of the tracks and joked that Jones has bribed him not to release them.
“So far, he’s going to give me two cars and a greenhouse not to get ’em on the album,” Plant said.
No new music to hear yet, but if you need a Zep fix: