Collins: 'I Wanted To Walk Away From Led Zeppelin Live Aid Show'
PHIL COLLINS is still sore about his LIVE AID jam with LED ZEPPELIN 25 years ago (85), revealing he almost walked off stage in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania mid-set.
Collins and Chic star Tony Thompson were drafted in as replacements for Led Zep's late drummer John Bonham and even the the members of the rock supergroup accept it was a terrible gig.
Guitarist Jimmy Page blamed the replacement drummers for not learning their parts, but now Collins claims it was Page, Robert Plant and John Paul Jones who ruined the experience.
The Genesis star, who performed at both London and Philadelphia's Live Aid venues on the same day, tells Spin magazine, "They weren't very good and I was made to feel a little uncomfortable by the dribbling Jimmy Page.
"If I could have walked off, I would have - but then we'd be talking about why Phil Collins walked off from Led Zeppelin. So I just stayed there and bit my tongue."