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    • Led Zeppelin
    • Led Zeppelin
      • Formation of the band
      • Jimmy Page
      • Robert Plant
      • John Bonham
      • John Paul Jones
      • Discography
      • Legacy and influence
      • Awards and honours
      • Formation of the band
      • Beginnings can be traced to the break-up the blues influenced band The Yardbirds.
      • Jimmy Page formed a new band called The New Yardbirds which became Led Zeppelin.
      • Page’s first choice vocalist was Terry Reid who declined but suggested Robert Plant.
      • Robert Plant in turn recommended John Bonham as the drummer.
      • John Paul Jones then applied to be the bass player with his wife’s encouragement.
      • August 1968 was when the band had their first jam session.
      • The chemistry was felt instantly as they blasted their way through Train Kept a Rollin.
      • Jimmy Page
      • Jimmy Patrick Page OBE (DOB 9/2/1944).
      • From Heston, Britain.
      • Lead guitar (although can play other instruments.)
      • Rated as one of the most influential guitarists of all time.
      • Also a songwriter and record producer.
      • Had a few guitar lessons but was largely self taught.
      • Has been inducted into the rock and roll hall of fame twice.
      • Robert Plant
      • Robert Anthony Plant OBE DOB (20/8/1948)
      • From West Bromwich, Britain.
      • Was lead singer with the group Band of Joy, before joining Led Zeppelin.
      • Plant is often cited as The archetypal rock and roll front man.
      • Recently teamed up with blue grass singer Alison Krauss, together they won a Grammy of the album, Raising Sands.
      • John Bonham
      • John Henry Bonham DOB (31/5/1948).
      • From Redditch, Britain.
      • Rated by many as The best rock drummer of all time.
      • Recently Voted number one rock drummer by viewers in a BBC poll.
      • Reportedly took some persuading to join Led Zeppelin.
      • Nickname - Bonzo
      • Tragically died on the 25/8/1980, aged 32 (Years old).
      • John Paul Jones
      • John Paul Jones DOB (3/1/1948)
      • From Sidcup, Kent, Britain.
      • Can also play a wide range of instruments.
      • Is also a composer and record producer.
      • It said that Jones’ wife encouraged him to join Led Zeppelin.
      • Jones is currently part of the super group, Them Crooked Crows.
      • Led Zeppelin Discography
      1982
      • In Through the Out Door
      1979
      • Presence
      1975
      • Physical Graffiti
      1973
      • Houses of the Holy
      1971
      • Led Zeppelin IV
      1970
      • Led Zeppelin III
      1969
      • Led Zeppelin II
      1969
      • Led Zeppelin
      • Dates
      • Albums
      • Studio Albums
      2008 Definitive Collection 2007 Mothership 2002 Early Days and Latter Days 2000 Latter Days: Best of Led Zeppelin Volume Two 1999 Early Days: Best of Led Zeppelin Volume One 1993 The complete studio recordings 1993 Led Zeppelin Boxed set 2 1990 Led Zeppelin Remasters 1990 Led Zeppelin Boxed set 2003 How the West was won 1997 BBC Sessions 1976 The song remains the same
      • Dates
      • Albums
      • Live and Compilations Albums
      • Legacy and influence
      • Along with the Beatles they are considered one of the most influential band of all time.
      • The progenitors of heavy rock / heavy metal.
      • Considered to be the best live band of all time.
      • Reportedly had 20,000,000 online enquiries for their reunion gig in 2007 at the O2 arena (20,000 capacity).
      • Many bands and artist have cited Led Zeppelin as a major influence on their career.
      • Their concert tours from the seventies have now passed into legend.
      • Awards and Honours
      • Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.
      • MOJO Award in 2008 for Best Live Act.
      • Entered UK Music Hall of Fame 2004.
      • The Q Merit Award 1992.
      • Inducted into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1995 (USA).
      • Rated number 1 hard rock band by VH1.
      • The Polar Music Award 1996.
      • A 2010 BBC poll rated them the best band of all time.