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On This Day – John Bonham Found Dead

Tweet On this day in 1980 John Bonham was found dead at Jimmy Page’s house. Led Zep were practicing and preparing for another tour of the USA and JB had relaxed for the previous day. The relaxation took the form of 40 shots of vodka, inb 4 hours. Not surprisingly he lost conciousness. The drummer […]

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On This Day – Zeppelin’s Debut, Probably.

Tweet On this day in 1968 led Zeppelin played their first gig, probably.  There is some confusion due to the short time that the band called themselves ‘The New Yardbirds’.  Also, some internet sources quote the 15th October 1968 as being the first Zepp gig, but that appears to be an error.  Jimmy himself presented […]

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