John Paul Jones

Get The Led Out At College Street

Get The Led Out At College Street

It’s interesting now, in the 21st century, to go back and read some of the critical responses that Led Zeppelin got when they emerged in the late ‘60s. The young, attitudinal music press wrinkled its collective nose at the heaviosity of the band, at Robert Plant’s pinched blues-wail-moan and the general bombast.

For anyone raised on classic rock radio, the Mighty Zep represent a towering musical legacy. One could simply talk about the drumming of John Bonham as reason enough to revere Led Zeppelin, without even touching on the musical mastery of guitarist Jimmy Page and bassist John Paul Jones. Unlike many of the other early British rock bands, Led Zeppelin threaded a touch of...