Inspired by The Mad Hatters Love of Almost Famous. Anyone who has seen the film will remember the life changing event that happened to young William Miller. The character based on writer/director Cameron Crowe lives with his older sister and their oppressive/repressive mother. When his sister leaves home (to a soundtrack of America by Simon and Garfunkel) she tells William: “One day you’ll be cool. Look under your bed, it’ll set you free”. What he finds under his bed is her record collection, actually part of Cameron Crowe’s own collection from when he was a kid. As William flips through the records you can clearly see what eight of them are:
Led Zeppelin: II
So what compelled my to blog about this? Very simply I own six of the eight albums used in the scene.