Michael Winslow is known as the Man of 10,000 Sound Effects, and for good reason: he has an unbelievable genius for making sounds that should not be possible to produce with human vocal cords. Making the rounds now is a video from 2011 in which Winslow performs the vocals, drums and blistering electric guitar of Led Zeppelin’s “Whole Lotta Love.”
It’s cliché, but the performance really must be seen to be believed. Winslow effortlessly apes Robert Plant’s manic vocal, then segues right into a spot-on imitation of Jimmy Page’s distorted and propulsive riff. The clip is from a Norwegian late night show, Senkveld med Thomas og Harald, and Winslow is joined by folk musician Odd Nordstoga.
(via Open Culture.)