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Led Zeppelin's John Paul Jones: "We're Meeting This Month"

January 9, 2008 12:35 PM ET

In the only interview with a bandmember since Led Zeppelin's reunion concert, John Paul Jones looks back at the show of the year — and ahead to a possible tour. David Fricke spoke with the bassist for the new issue of Rolling Stone, and Jones revealed, "It could be fun to do more stuff," that the band is having a meeting this month and that the group prepped for their December 10th show as though they were going on tour for a lifetime — breaking out Jimmy Page's lifetime arsenal of equipment for testing. Click here for a bonus Q&A, where Jones talks about his bandmates' performance at London's O2 Arena, working out how they played "Stairway to Heaven" and more.

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