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    Led Zeppelin Biography

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    you know the masterminds behind it, Led Zeppelin. Led Zeppelin is an iconic rock band from Great Britain, they took the world by storm when they combined hard rock with the delicacy of British folk music. The members of this iconic rock band are Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, John Bonham, and John Paul Jones. In this research paper we will take a look at each of these musical members who contributed to the influential band, Led Zeppelin. In West Bromwich, United Kingdom on August 20, 1948, a legend was

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    Essay On Yardbirds

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    their inventions being the “rave-up,” a blues rhythm. Throughout the 60’s, this became the groundwork for all of rock music. Other bands such as Led Zeppelin, Cream, and Jeff Beck Group are all derived from three of the most dominant guitarists: Jimmy Page, Eric Clapton, and Jeff Beck. Many styles of music never would have been produced if it weren’t for the Yardbirds, these including: “garage- rock, hard- rock,... ... middle of paper ... ...vocabulary of blues guitar” ("Eric Clapton Biography

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    it with 'Stairway.' Townshend probably thought that he got it with Tommy. I don't know whether I have the ability to come up with more. I have to do a lot of hard work before I can get anywhere near those stages of consistent, total brilliance." (Jimmy Page) The band saw the albums as individual and not able to sell as singles because of the storyline their albums held.(Led Zeppelin, The Early Years) with songs as brilliant as “Stairway To Heaven” and “Whole Lotta Love” the band had not anticipated

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    History of Heavy Metal

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    existence when guitarist Jimmy Page drove north, from London, to see a singer perform in Birmingham. Upon hearing Robert Plant’s powerful, soaring voice, he immediately offered him the job. Page was already a seasoned studio musician that had also spent time in the well-known band The Yardbirds. Plant had been singing in various bands around Birmingham; as a result, was also an experienced performer. Along with Plant came John Bon... ... middle of paper ... ... the home of Jimmy Page, Bonham died from

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    Recorded and written from December 1970- November 1971 this album has been used as an inspiration for many other musicians when creating their own work. But what inspired this legendary group to create this album? Consisting of Robert Plant on vocals, Jimmy Page with lead guitar, John Paul Jones on bass guitar and John Bonham on drums this band has fortified itself as one of the greatest Rock and Roll bands of all time. The creation of the album ‘Led Zeppelin IV’ reinforces this idea. There was a lot

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    Led Zeppelin

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    hard rock music. The group was one the more popular hard rock groups that performed in the seventies, and even had some hits in the 1960’s. The members of the group are Jimmy Page, born on April 9, 1944, Robert Plant, born on August 24, 1948, John Paul Jones, born on January 3, 1946, and John Bonham born on May 31, 1948. Jimmy Page played guitar, Robert Plant was the vocalist, John Paul Jones played bass guitar and the keyboard, and John Bonham beat the drums. The group had the complete set up for

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    Keith Relf, Chris Dreja, Jim McCarty, and Jimmy Page decided to throw in the towel and let the band collapse. Playing wasn't the same rush it used to be, and it just wasn't fun anymore. Each member elected to follow their own projects. Dreja planned a career in photography, McCarty and Relf intended on starting bands of their own. Lead guitarist, Jimmy Page was given legal rights to the band's name, songs, and albums. However, along with the rights that Page was given, were 10 tour dates that still

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    A Brief History of Led Zeppelin

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    Led Zeppelin was an English rock band formed in 1968. The band was made up of Robert Plant on vocals, Jimmy Page playing guitar, John Paul Jones playing bass, and John Bonham on drums. Although they are credited for being a hard rock band and influencing other hard rock and heavy metal bands, they also incorporated genres such as blues, folk, country, soul, funk, reggae, and rockabilly into their music. They were extremely successful not only in England, but also the United States. They have sold

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    History Of Rock And Roll

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    Houses of the Holy (1971), The Song Remains the Same (1976), and In Through the Out Door (1976). Their most famous song was `Stairway to Heaven' (1971). With the death of Bonham in 1980, the band was at a great loss, and band members (Plant and Page) went on to solo careers. The reunion of the remaining band members was in 1985, for a Live Aid benefit concert in Philadelphia. Another reunion took place in 1988 for Atlantic Records' 40th anniversary celebration (John Bonham's son, Jason, played

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    Led Zeppelin

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    the band's identity and a sharp production, the brew is intoxicating, and explains why Led Zeppelin continue to be the most commercially successful rock band of the twentieth century. WORKS CITED: 1. Rapallo Sam. Jimmy Page. March 2002. Http://www.led-zeppelin.com/jimmypage.html 2. Electric Magic. Led Zeppelin’s First Press Release. 1968- March 2002. Http://www.led-zeppelin.com/lzpress.html 3."All That Glitters..."Ed. Tom Gogola. Harris Publication Inc. 1996

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