On the 4th October 1968 Led Zeppelin…

….or as they were billed on the night, the Yardbirds Featuring Jimmy Page, played the Mayfair Ballroom in Newcastle, with tickets costing just 10/6 (about 52p) or about £8.50 in today’s money! The support was Terry Reid, who at one point was offered the role of singer in the newly formed band. Whilst the Mayfair was a popular venue for the upcoming rock acts of the day it was sadly demolished in 2000…

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Here’s one of the press adverts, J.G. Windows Record Shop still going strong btw….

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Cool eh?

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