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  • 1. Led Zeppelin
  • 2. Led Zeppelin
    • Formation of the band
    • Jimmy Page
    • Robert Plant
    • John Bonham
    • John Paul Jones
    • Discography
    • Legacy and influence
    • Awards and honours
  • 3.
    • 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.
  • 4.
    • 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.
  • 5.
    • 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.
  • 6.
    • 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).
  • 7.
    • 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.
  • 8.
    • Led Zeppelin Discography
    • In Through the Out Door
    • Presence
    • Physical Graffiti
    • Houses of the Holy
    • Led Zeppelin IV
    • Led Zeppelin III
    • Led Zeppelin II
    • 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
  • 9.
    • 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.
  • 10.
    • 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.