President Obama’s tribute to Led Zeppelin Posted on Tuesday, December 4th, 2012 at 6:59 am. PTWritten by Jim Dalrymple Nice. Moeskido Very good. Doctorossi When I was young, I could have never imagined I’d see the day we’d have a black US president give a speech about Led Zeppelin. John C. Bland II That’s awesome. mangochutney This man has so much style it’s almost painful to watch. All while giving you the impression he really cares.He’s also right about Led Zeppelin. SSteve I hear Nixon wanted to award the Kennedy Center honor to LZ but was overruled by Spiro Agnew.