Originally Posted by pcmckay
I have a question in reference to "Ramble On" since we are talking about Led Zeppelin II. Does anyone know what that subtle tapping noise is throughout the song? What is Bonham playing on or is it electronically produced? To me it almost sounds like a towell on top of maybe a floor tom, or sometimes it sounds like he is tapping on a phonebook (ha ha.)
That's the sound of a drumstick on vinyl...or to be precise the sound of drumsticks on the top of his drumthrone seat.