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‘There was a freedom in it’: Led Zeppelin’s Jimmy Page on the wonder and power of John Bonham

‘There was a freedom in it’: Led Zeppelin’s Jimmy Page on the wonder and power of John Bonham

He says Led Zeppelin gave Bonham “the vehicle to play the way he really wanted.”

Jim McCarty on the Yardbirds’ greatest guitarist – Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck or Jimmy Page?

Jim McCarty on the Yardbirds’ greatest guitarist – Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck or Jimmy Page?

Clapton, Beck and then Page played lead with the Yardbirds between 1963-68.

‘Lo and behold, there it was’: Happenstance played role in upcoming Led Zeppelin reissue

‘Lo and behold, there it was’: Happenstance played role in upcoming Led Zeppelin reissue

As Jimmy Page went through Led Zeppelin’s archival material, he discovered a problem.

‘Last night was really moving’: Led Zeppelin’s Jimmy Page goes off script at Berklee commencement

‘Last night was really moving’: Led Zeppelin’s Jimmy Page goes off script at Berklee commencement

He was on hand to inspire a generation of graduates. Instead, it was the other way around.

‘I’ve got lots of material’: Jimmy Page returns to solo career after Led Zeppelin reissues

‘I’ve got lots of material’: Jimmy Page returns to solo career after Led Zeppelin reissues

The guitarist has been rather stingy with solo product since his old band split up.

‘He knew exactly what he wanted’: Intimidating moments in the studio with Led Zeppelin’s Jimmy Page

‘He knew exactly what he wanted’: Intimidating moments in the studio with Led Zeppelin’s Jimmy Page

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.

Readers’ Top 10 for 2013: The Beatles, Peter Banks, the Band, Adrian Belew, Carcass, Led Zeppelin

Readers’ Top 10 for 2013: The Beatles, Peter Banks, the Band, Adrian Belew, Carcass, Led Zeppelin

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.

‘Not really sure where we got that tag’: Jimmy Page says Led Zeppelin isn’t a heavy metal band

‘Not really sure where we got that tag’: Jimmy Page says Led Zeppelin isn’t a heavy metal band

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.

Forgotten series: Lulu – Shout! The Complete Decca Recordings (2009)

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.

Deep Cuts: Led Zeppelin solo projects from Robert Plant, Jimmy Page and John Paul Jones

Deep Cuts: Led Zeppelin solo projects from Robert Plant, Jimmy Page and John Paul Jones

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.