“D’yer Mak’er” (intended to be pronounced in a British non-rhotic accent as ‘Jamaica’, /dʒəˈmeɪkə/) was a song by English rock band Led Zeppelin, from their 1973 album “Houses Of The Holy”. This song was meant to imitate reggae and its ‘dub’ derivative emerging from Jamaica in the early 1970s. Its genesis is traced to Led Zeppelin’s rehearsals at Stargroves in 1972, when drummer John Bonham started with a beat similar to 1950s doo-wop, and then twisted it into a slight off-beat tempo, upon which a reggae influence emerged. The distinctive drum sound was created by placing three microphones a good distance away from Bonham’s drums. “D’yer Mak’er” is one of the few Led Zeppelin songs where all four members share the composer credit. The sleeve on the album also gives tribute to Rosie And The Originals, a reference to the doo-wop influence which was evident in the song’s style. This track, as well as another song entitled “The Crunge”, was initially not taken seriously by many listeners, and some critics at the time reserved their harshest criticism for these two tracks. Led Zeppelin bassist John Paul Jones has also expressed his distaste for the song, suggesting that it started off as a joke and wasn’t thought through carefully enough. However, “D’yer Mak’er” has gathered critical respect in the years since, and has grown into a Led Zeppelin classic. Upon the album’s release, Robert Plant was keen to issue the track as a single in the United Kingdom. Atlantic Records went so far as to distribute advance promotional copies to DJs (now valuable collectors’ items). While it was released in the U.S., and the single peaked at #20 in December 1973, it was ultimately never released in the U.K. The name of the song is derived from an old joke: “My wife’s gone to the West Indies.” “Jamaica?” (which has a similar pronunciation as “D’you make her?”) “No, she went of her own accord”. The title, which appears nowhere in the lyrics, was chosen because it reflects the reggae flavor of the song. Robert Plant has said that he finds it amusing when fans completely ignore the apostrophes and pronounce it as “Dire Maker”. Led Zeppelin were an English rock band. Formed in 1968 in London, the group consisted of guitarist Jimmy Page, singer Robert Plant, drummer John Bonham and bassist John Paul Jones. With their heavy, guitar-driven blues-rock sound, Led Zeppelin are regularly cited as one of the progenitors of heavy metal and hard rock, even though the band’s individualistic style drew from many sources and transcends any one music genre. More than thirty years after disbanding following Bonham’s death in 1980, Led Zeppelin continue to be held in high regard for their artistic achievements, commercial success, and broad influence. The band have sold over 300 million albums worldwide, including 111.5 million certified units in the United States, making them one of the world’s best-selling music artists of all time, as well as the second best-selling band of all time in the United States, only behind The Beatles. They have had all of their original studio albums reach the top 10 of the Billboard album chart in the U.S., with six reaching the number one spot. Rolling Stone magazine has described Led Zeppelin as “the heaviest band of all time”, “the biggest band of the ’70s” and “unquestionably one of the most enduring bands in rock history”. Similarly, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame described the band as being “as influential in that decade [70s] as The Beatles were in the prior one”. This channel is dedicated to the classic rock hits that have become part of the history of our culture. The incredible AOR tracks that define music from the late 60s, the 70s and the early 80s . . . Classic Rock is here!
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Recorded live in Canada in August 2012 and featured in the motion picture Metallica Through the Never.
Metallica Through the Never in IMAX 3D theaters on September 27, 2013 and all theaters nationwide on October 4, 2013.
Soundtrack available on September 24, 2013 – http://www.itunes.com/metallica
Lista de Temas:
01 – Durango 95
02 – Teenage Lobotomy
03 – Psycho Therapy
04 – Blitzkrieg Bop
05 – Do You Remember Rock And Roll Radio
06 – I Believe In Miracles
07 – Gimme Gimme Shock Treatment
08 – Rock ‘n’ Roll High School
09 – I Wanna Be Sedated
10 – Spiderman
11 – The kkk Took My Baby Away
12 – I Just Want To Have Something To Do
13 – Commando
14 – Sheena Is A Punk Rocker
15 – Rockaway Beach
16 – Pet Sematary
17 – The Crusher
18 – Love Kill
19 – Do You Wanna Dance?
20 – Someone Put Something In My Drink
21 – I Don’t Want You
22 – Wart Hog
23 – Cretin Hop
24 – R.A.M.O.N.E.S.
25 – Today Your Love , Tomorrow The World
26 – Pinhead
27 – 53rd & 3rd
28 – Listen To Your Heart
29 – We’re A Happy Family
30 – Chinese Rock
31 – Beat On The Brat
32 – Any Way You Want It
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Rod Stewart – still rockin’ and sounding great with daughter Ruby Stewart in 2014 in Chile, South America. The original FOREVER YOUNG was written by Bob Dylan in 1973. In the first decade of the 2000s, it was used as the title tune for the NBC series PARENTHOOD. Rod Stewart’s version first appeared in 1988.