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Jimmy Page

Birth name: James Patrick Page
Born: 9 January 1944
Heston, Middlesex, England
Genres: Hard rock, heavy metal, blues rock, rock and roll, folk rock
Instruments: Guitar, mandolin, dulcimer, theremin, bass guitar, banjo, harmonica, dobro, sitar, keyboards, tambourine, tambura, hurdy gurdy, pedal steel guitar, synthesizer, vocals, guitar synthesizer, lap steel guitar, slide guitar
Years active: 1957–present
Labels: Swan Song, Atlantic, Geffen, Fontana, Mercury
Associated acts: The Yardbirds, Led Zeppelin, The Honeydrippers, The Firm, Coverdale and Page, Page and Plant, Herman’s Hermits, XYZ, Joe Cocker, The Edge, Jack White, Donovan, The Black Crowes

 

Notable instruments

  • ’59 Gibson Les Paul
  • Jimmy Page Signature Gibson Les Paul
  • Gibson EDS-1275
  • Fender Telecaster
  • Danelectro 59DC
  • Custom Manson guitars
  • Jolana Resonet

 

BIO

James Patrick “Jimmy” Page, OBE (born 9 January 1944) is an English guitarist, songwriter, and record producer. He began his career as a studio session guitarist in London and was subsequently a member of The Yardbirds from 1966 to 1968, after which he founded the English rock band Led Zeppelin.

Jimmy Page is viewed by critics, fans and fellow musicians alike as one of the most influential and important guitarists and songwriters in rock music.Rolling Stone magazine has described him as “the pontiff of power riffing & probably the most digitally sampled artist in pop today after James Brown.” In 2010, Jimmy Page was ranked number two in Gibson’s list of “Top 50 Guitarists of All Time” and, in 2007, number four on Classic Rock Magazine’s “100 Wildest Guitar Heroes”. Page was ranked third in Rolling Stone magazine’s list of the “100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time” in 2011.He has been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame twice; once as a member of The Yardbirds (1992), and once as a member of Led Zeppelin (1995). more at Wikipedia…

 

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