Jimmy Page

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Led Zeppelin’s Countdown Hits “1″

Led Zeppelin’s countdown continued today, with the band posting a photo of the number “1″ to their Facebook page. The band have been counting down to something since this weekend, but there’s a lot of speculation as to what the band will do, or announce, when the countdown ends (which will be tomorrow, September 13).

09/12/2012

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Led Zeppelin, Buddy Guy, David Letterman To Receive Kennedy Center Honors

Led Zeppelin, Buddy Guy and David Letterman are going to be honored at the 35th Annual Kennedy Center Honors, along with actor Dustin Hoffman and ballerina Natalia Makarova. The ceremony will take place at the Kennedy Center Opera Stage in Washington, D.C. on December 2, and will air on CBS December 26 at 9 pm ET.

09/12/2012

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Jimmy Page On Led Zeppelin: “I Wanted Artistic Control In A Vice Grip!”

Brad Tolinski, the Editorial Director of Guitar World, Guitar Aficionado and Revolver has interviewed the press-shy Jimmy Page more than any other journalist. And now, he’s preparing to release a collection of those interviews in one volume, Light And Shade: Conversations With Jimmy Page. Here’s the first in a series of excerpts of the book given exclusively to CBS Local.

09/11/2012

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Led Zeppelin: “Good Times, Bad Times” To Come?

Over the weekend, Led Zeppelin posted cryptic photos of the words “Five” and “Four,” followed by the Roman numeral “III” to their official Facebook page. At first, Zeppelin fans wondered what the significance of “Five” was, until it became clear that the band is counting down to… something.

09/11/2012

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Led Zeppelin’s Weekend Countdown… But To What?

Over the weekend, Led Zeppelin kicked off a countdown to an unspecified event on their Facebook page. On Saturday, they posted the word “Five” (in the font that the band used on their The Song Remains The Same album cover), leading to a flurry of online speculation: is there a 5 disc box set coming out? Is there a lost album between 1971′s Led Zeppelin (often referred to as “IV”) and the follow-up, 1973′s Houses Of The Holy that would now be seeing the light of day?

09/10/2012

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“Light And Shade: Conversations With Jimmy Page” Due In October

Jimmy Page has always had an aversion to the press, and has never done a memoir (although he could certainly command a huge fee for writing a tell-all). But the next best thing is due in bookstores in October: “Light and Shade: Conversations With Jimmy Page.: Written by Brad Tolinski, the Editorial Director of Guitar World, Revolver and Guitar Aficionado, who has interviewed Page more than any journalist, it touches on everything from his years as a session musician to his post-Led Zeppelin projects.

08/08/2012

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That’s Weird

Weird Al, that is! He will be in concert performing at Comerica Theatre this Sunday, August 5. His creativity in taking an existing song and making a parody of it has contributed to his success […]

07/30/2012

British singer Leona Lewis (L) and musician Jimmy Page (CARL DE SOUZA/AFP/Getty Images)

Jimmy Page Upset About Not Being Invited To Play At London Olympics

The 2012 summer Olympics in London kicks July 27. While a number of classic rock artists have been rumored to have been invited to play, Jimmy Page wasn’t one of them, and he isn’t happy […]

05/30/2012

Happy 40th To The “Stairway”

Would you believe it was 40 years ago today when [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Led Zeppelin[/lastfm] released “Led Zeppelin IV?” That was the day those 8 minutes 2 seconds of “Stairway To Heaven” entered our lives.  No matter […]

11/08/2011

Five Things About…The Summer Of ’86

Before it happened, nobody would have predicted that the signature sounds of the summer of 1986 would belong to the then-current edition of a fabled British prog rock band and one of its founding members […]

07/19/2011

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