It was July 17, 1977. The Seattle Sounders of the North American Soccer League had yet to make their cinderella run to the Final (Soccer Bowl ’77) against Pele and the New York Cosmos. The Kingdome, home of the Sounders, hosted a band called Led Zeppelin.
by David Falk
Lead singer Robert Plant took a breather between songs, and then said this to the Seattle crowd of 62,000 (play video directly below):
Read about the 1977 Sounders in the GOALSeattle Museum page.
The Sounders of 1977 were loved like rock stars, like no other Seattle sports club before or since. Yes…a Whole Lotta Love.