By Lori Spencer
Yahoo! Music News
Yahoo! Music UK
Jimmy Page, the legendary guitarist and sonic architect for Led Zeppelin, is harboring a whole lotta anger towards organizers of the 2012 Olympics.
Page says he is “very upset” about not being invited to perform at –or even attend — the London Games opening ceremony.
He’s certainly got his reasons. Four years ago, Page generously agreed to help promote London as the site of the 2012 Olympics. He performed Zeppelin’s classic “Whole Lotta Love” with Leona Lewis atop a red double-decker bus at the closing ceremony of the Beijing Olympics.
“Of course, I’m feeling rather hurt,” Page told reporters at the Royal Academy’s Diamond Jubilee Celebration of the Arts this week.
“We put so much into Beijing,” he mused. “But we weren’t helped by …”