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Re: Holy Starship Batman!

Thanks Nech!  

--- On Fri, 2/6/09, Nech <tytlane@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> From: Nech <tytlane@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Subject: Re: Holy Starship Batman!
> To: lwhitecloud9@xxxxxxxxx
> Cc: captcrunge@xxxxxxxxx, zeppelin@xxxxxxxx
> Date: Friday, February 6, 2009, 11:47 AM
> http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9F06E6D7143BF932A1575AC0A9659C8B63&sec=&spon=&pagewanted=all
> > The first paying passengers were the members of Led
> Zeppelin, who hopped aboard in July 1973. At the time, they
> were the biggest band in the world, and they celebrated in
> standard fashion. They painted their name across the
> fuselage, snorted cocaine with rolled-up hundreds and
> treated the master suite like a pay-by-the-hour motel. In
> Cole's words, the jet became ''a floating gin
> palace.'' Zeppelin's drummer, John Bonham, known
> as Bonzo, was the resident loon -- ''He once tried
> to open the plane's door over Kansas City because he had
> to pee,'' remembers Suzee Carnel, one of the flight
> attendants -- and John Paul Jones, the band's
> bassist-keyboardist, acted as piano man, entertaining the
> revolving cast of hangers-on with pub songs like
> ''I've Got a Lovely Bunch of Coconuts.''