James Gang’s Jimmy Fox Remembers Opening for Led Zeppelin on Day of Moon Landing

On July 20, 1969, the same day Apollo 11 became the first spacecraft to land humans on the Moon, the James Gang opened for Led Zeppelin at the Musicarnival in the Cleveland suburb of Warrensville Heights. For drummer Jim Fox, the significance of the two events happening at the same time wasn’t lost on him. “It was a monumental day,” he tells UCR. “‘Hey man, they’re landing on the goddamn Moon and we’re playing with Led Zeppelin!’ It was big, big stuff for us.

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