Led Zeppelin is the 70s rockstar archetype. There are few such legendary bands. Here is another that was cut tragically short, but maintains a supremely legendary legacy. None of the remaining members went on to do work more special than the band.
James Patrick "Jimmy" Page, OBE (born 9 January 1944) is an English musician, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and record producer who achieved international success as the guitarist and leader of the rock band Led Zeppelin. Page began his career as a studio session musician in London and, by the mid-1960s, he had become the most sought-after session guitarist in England. He was a member of the Yardbirds from 1966 to 1968. In late 1968, he founded Led Zeppelin.
Gretchen Menn: interview with Jude Gold Guitarist/composer/pilot GRETCHEN MENN details the making of her new instrumental album Abandon All Hope. She also reflects on her adventures with Led Zeppelin tribute band Zepparella and jams with host Jude Gold on riffs and themes by J.S. Bach Jimmy Page and Django Reinhardt to name a few. Bonus: Gretchen argues that Texas Chainsaw Massacre is high art. Gretchen Menn