Original Whitesnake guitarist reacts to Robert Plant and Led Zeppelin
In a new interview with Its strongest, White snake guitarist Bernie marsden reacted to Robert Plant and Led Zeppelin, while touching the worst album he’s ever made.
Bernie marsden is best known for his work with White snake, having written or co-written with David Coverdale. He got his first professional gig with a London-based rock band UFO in 1972.
However, recently the guitarist was asked if he is revealing the worst album he has ever made. Saying he doesn’t give a name, the guitarist said it was a record he was 10 years younger than everyone else.
“I used to do a lot of sessions for Mickie Most in the early 1970s,” he said. “I was given sheet music that I couldn’t read and I usually bluffed my way through.
“I won’t name names – because the album came out – but I got involved in a session where I was terrified because I just didn’t feel out of place.
“I was 10 years younger than everyone else and I could feel 20 pairs of eyes burning me. It wasn’t a bad record, but it was a bad afternoon.
Bernie reacts to Led Zeppelin and Robert Plant
Elsewhere, the guitarist has demanded to release the greatest rock album of all time. To say that he likes the energy of the beginnings Led Zeppelin Album, the guitarist added that Led Zeppelin II was unbelievable.
“I loved the energy of Led Zeppelin’s debut album, but ‘Led Zeppelin II’ is just amazing,” he admits.
Speaking of Robert Plant, the guitarist said alongside Jimmy Page, Robert Plant is awesome.
“Robert’s voice is what really won me over, hearing it alongside Jimmy’s electric guitar,” he says. “I still never fail to be struck by the stars.
“Even today, if I find myself with Robert, I’m like, ‘Robert Plant! Robert Plant! “
Bernie names his hero guitarist
Concluding his words, the guitarist named his guitar hero. Reveal that Hank marvin was great, Bernie added Eric Clapton is his guitar hero.
“Initially, for anyone my age, Hank Marvin was the man,” he said. “But then Eric Clapton came in through John Mayall’s band, which was the standard route back then.
“The Bluesbreakers album is really fundamental for everyone.
“If I had to save an album from the proverbial fire, I would hate to choose between this one and Peter Green’s. These guys were so influential.