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  • Jimmy Page...50th Anniversary of Led Zeppelin

Rock Icon and Legendary Guitarist Jimmy Page

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Rock icon and legendary guitarist Jimmy Page has hardcore fans in a frenzy, with the news that he's putting the finishing touches on reissues of Led Zeppelin's smash studio albums. To celebrate the heavy metal band's 50th anniversary, Page has been remastering all nine records and weaving in unreleased material worthy of rock nirvana. In a late 2017 interview with the Academy of Achievement, the fire-slinging guitarist said, "There'll be Led Zeppelin product coming out, for sure, that people... Read More

  • Jimmy Page...50th Anniversary of Led Zeppelin

Drummer...John Bonham, Lead Singer...Robert Plant, Lead Guitar...Jimmy Page and John Paul Jones...Bass Guitar

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Before gracing the stage with his screaming guitar chords, Jimmy Page was a working-class kid from West London, then a session musician who played dreamy licks on Petula Clark’s “Downtown,” added supernatural rhythm to “Goldfinger,” and laid down rock riffs for The Stones, The Kinks and The Who. In 1965, after “For Your Love” blasted up the charts and Eric Clapton departed The Yardbirds, Jimmy Page joined the blues-influenced band. The band later split up, but tour obligations... Read More

  • Jimmy Page...50th Anniversary of Led Zeppelin

Robert Plant and Jimmy Page Live

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By the end of 1969, the band’s second album Led Zeppelin II reached number one, driven by the harmonic clash of Page’s slinging guitar and Plant’s plaintive wailing on “Ramble On” and “Whole Lotta Love.” The band released seven more studio albums, all platinum, which included songs like the rip-roaring “Kashmir” and the 8-minute “Stairway to Heaven.” The howling passion of Plant, screaming double-neck Gibson guitar riffing of Page, crashing drumbeats of Bonham, and... Read More

  • Jimmy Page...50th Anniversary of Led Zeppelin

President Barack Obama Speaks with Surviving Members of Led Zeppelin – John Paul Jones, Robert Plant and Jimmy Page

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Led Zeppelin achieved fame, fortune, and fabulous acclaim, selling 300 million albums worldwide and topping the NME (New Musical Express) reader’s poll from 1974-76 for Best Vocal Group. After being inducted into the Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame in 1995, Led Zeppelin won a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 2005 and received the Polar Music Prize in 2006. They were recognized at the Kennedy Center Honors (the nation’s highest award for culture) in 2012. Here, President Barack Obama... Read More

  • Jimmy Page...50th Anniversary of Led Zeppelin

Jimmy Page

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Jimmy Page is the Led Zeppelin legacy protector -- and a lyricist, musician, producer, and philanthropist. His music career stretches from age 13 to age 74, and he is number nine on Rolling Stone’s list of the 100 greatest guitarists of all time. A seeker of new challenges, Page recorded an instrumental score for Deathwish II after Led Zeppelin split up. He recorded two albums with Robert Plant: 1994’s No Quarter, of Led Zeppelin classics as acoustics, which featured musicians from... Read More

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