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Super duper group Foo Fighters + John Paul Jones and Roger Taylor playing "Under Pressure"

Super duper group Foo Fighters + John Paul Jones and Roger Taylor playing

Last night (September 5) at The National Bowl, in Milton Keynes, England, the Foo Fighters were joined on stage by Roger Taylor, of Queen, and John Paul Jones.

The Foo Fighters were in the middle of their set and decided to play Under Pressure from Queen's 1982 album Hot Space.

Foo drummer Taylor Hawkins sang lead vocals, while Roger Taylor took the drum throne.Singer/guitarist Dave Grohl added scat vocal backups. Foo bassist Nate Mendel picked the famous bassline, while John Paul Jones played Foo touring keyboardist, Rami Jaffee's Yamaha P-200 digital piano.

The Yamaha sits in a gutted-out upright piano as a keyboard stand. John Paul Jones had done that 36 years ago with his Yamaha CP70B Electric Grand Piano.

While introducing their musical guest Dave Grohl was pleased with the situation and said, "This kind of shit doesn't happen every day," and that "the Foo Fighters are, right now, living out ourrock and roll fantasy."

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This Month in
Led Zeppelin History

April 24, 1969 - 2nd US Tour begins (1st as headliners) at the Fillmore West
April xx, 1970 - Robert comments about the violence in the audience near the end of the fifth tour
April 04, 1970 - Jimmy Page performs White Summer/Black Mountain Side on the Julie Felix BBC show
April 16, 1970 - Whole Lotta Love was certified Gold in the US after selling over a million copies. The single had peaked at No. 4 on the US singles chart. In the UK, Atlantic Records had expected to issue the edited version themselves, and pressed initial copies for release on December 5, 1969. However, band manager Peter Grant was adamant that the band maintain a "no-singles" approach to marketing their recorded music in the UK and he halted the release.
April xx, 1971 - Untitled is rumored to be released this month
April xx, 1972 - Recording sessions for Houses Of The Holy at Stargroves and Olympic studios
April xx, 1973 - Led Zeppelin rehearse their new stage show in preparation for their huge 1973 US Tour
April xx, 1974 - Swan Song concentrates its efforts on signing new acts
April xx, 1975 - Jimmy does some mixing at Electric Lady studios for TSRTS soundtrack
April 19, 1975 - 51,000 tickets sell in two hours for three nights at Earls Court, two added dates see another 34,000 tickets sold
April xx, 1976 - The band decide they will release their film to theaters
April 30, 1977 - Led Zeppelin breaks the record for the largest attendance for a single-act show in the Pontiac Silverdome with 76,229 in attendance
April xx, 1978 - The band hold a meeting, this time with Robert, to discuss Zeppelin’s future
April 03, 1979 - Page, Bonham and Plant jam with Bad Company again in Birmingham
April 27, 1980 - The band rehearses at Rainbow Theater for an upcoming European tour
April 26, 1988 - James Patrick Page III’s birthday. He is named after his father is the only son of Jimmy and Patricia Ecker. Jimmy spoke of his son saying: "He is wonderful. He has made a big difference to my life."
April 21, 1998 - Page and Plant released Walking Into Clarksdale.
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