He says Led Zeppelin gave Bonham “the vehicle to play the way he really wanted.”
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Clapton, Beck and then Page played lead with the Yardbirds between 1963-68.
As Jimmy Page went through Led Zeppelin’s archival material, he discovered a problem.
He was on hand to inspire a generation of graduates. Instead, it was the other way around.
The guitarist has been rather stingy with solo product since his old band split up.
When Mike Fraser took on the rare position of producing a Jimmy Page record, he’d already collaborated with big stars like AC/DC (1990′s The Razor’s Edge), Bryan Adams (1984′s huge hit Reckless) and Aerosmith (on their late-1980s albums Permanent Vacation and Pump.
Never mind that our readers’ top pick for 2013 was actually published on December 27, 2011. It’s part of a trend involving a certain mop-topped bunch.
Led Zeppelin has often been credited as a foundational group in the early days of heavy metal. But actually being a heavy metal band? Jimmy Page, a died-in-the-wool blues guy, begs to differ.
You’ll find everything Lulu recorded for Decca Records UK from 1964-67, which includes all of the firecracker from Glasgow’s singles, first two albums, non-album singles, a rare EP and a German language single.
For most Led Zeppelin fans, the group’s canonical releases between 1969′s self-titled debut and 1979′s In Through the Out Door are consumptive enough that they needn’t bother with the solo efforts that followed.