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I found this piece of paper on my way to a blimp, and was confused - please help!

Here is what it said:

This is for someone jones-ing for a plant-based page-mystery featuring late-bonham activities.

Here are the ones I think are rocking, in no order, perhaps with little quarters:

StH

WLL

IS

GtC

WtLB

GTBT

BD

tBoE

Don't be a rainy fool and help me make some sense of it.

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Each set of initials leads to:

The title of a song by the rock band, Led Zeppelin

As follows:

StH = Stairway to Heaven
WLL = Whole Lotta Love
IS = Immigrant Song
GtC = Going to California
WtLB = When the Levee Breaks
GTBT = Good Times Bad Times
BD = Black Dog
tBoE = the Battle of Evermore

The clues to this outcome are that:

1. The names of the members of the band are hidden in the text: This is for someone jones-ing for a plant-based page-mystery featuring late-bonham activities.
2. The mention of 'rocking'.
3. 'Little quarters' refers to No Quarter, another Led Zeppelin song.
4. The 'rainy fool' may be a reference to The Rain Song, also by Led Zeppelin.

Plus, of course:

The 'blimp' i.e. zeppelin!

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    $\begingroup$ Yep all correct, including the hints and clues. Was my first riddle so I wasn't sure how many to have in there :) $\endgroup$ – Cameron Jul 26 at 23:40
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    $\begingroup$ @Cameron Well, welcome! You could probably get away with fewer clues in the text (maybe just one or two) and let the initials do the talking. When I spotted the surnames I knew immediately what you required of me! An air of mystery can be created just as much by what you don't put in as by what you do... Not a criticism, note - just a friendly tip :) Good luck with your next creation! $\endgroup$ – Stiv Jul 26 at 23:48

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