|James Patrick Page
|9 January 1944 Heston, Middlesex, England
|Rock, blues, folk, hard rock, heavy metal
All-Stars, Screaming Lord Sutch and the Savages, The Yardbirds,
Led Zeppelin, The Firm Coverdale•Page, Page and Plant,
The Black Crowes
James Patrick Jimmy Page OBE (born 9 January 1944) is an English musician, songwriter, and record producer who achieved international success as the guitarist and founder of the rock band Led Zeppelin. Page began his career as a studio session musician in London and, by the mid-1960s, alongside Big Jim Sullivan, was one of the most sought-after session guitarists in Britain. He was a member of the Yardbirds from 1966 to 1968. In late 1968, he founded Led Zeppelin.
The page is widely considered to be one of the greatest and most influential guitarists of all time. Rolling Stone magazine has described Page as “the pontiff of power riffing” and ranked him number three in their list of the “100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time”, behind Jimi Hendrix and Eric Clapton. In 2010, he was ranked number two in Gibson’s list of “Top 50 Guitarists of All Time” and, in 2007, number four on Classic Rock’s “100 Wildest Guitar Heroes”. He was 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).
Jimmy Page was born to James Patrick Page and Patricia Elizabeth Gaffikin in the west London suburb of Heston on 9 January 1944. His father was a personnel manager at a plastic-coatings plant and his mother, who was of Irish descent, was a doctor’s secretary. In 1952, they moved to Feltham and then to Miles Road, Epsom in Surrey. Page was educated from the age of eight at Epsom County Pound Lane Primary School, and when he was eleven he went to Ewell County Secondary School in West Ewell.
Play Along with 8 Great-Sounding Tracks (Authentic Guitar TAB), Book & Online Audio/Software (Ultimate Play-Along) All new transcriptions and tracks drawn from more than 30 years of documentation, interviews, and recorded footage. These TABs and tracks deliver unprecedented accuracy and insight into the guitar-style of Jimmy Page. This book includes complete music notation and TAB transcriptions to eight Led Zeppelin classics.