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Led Zeppelin’s John Paul Jones Starts New Band, Minibus Pimps

John Paul Jones has teamed up with “dark ambient” artist Deathprod (aka, Norwegian artist Helge Sten).

01/15/2014

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JACK’s Inside Track: Led Zeppelin

The most prolific and busiest surviving member of the Mighty Zep is heard SINGING unreleased gems from the band!

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Robert Plant Finds Unreleased Led Zeppelin Tapes, John Paul Jones Doesn’t Want Some Tracks Released

Robert Plant, who recently spoke to Radcliffe and Maconie on BBC 6 Music, said, “I found some quarter inch spools recently and I had a meeting with Jimmy (Page) and we ‘baked’ them up and listened to them and there’s some very, very interesting bits and pieces that will probably turn up.”

10/21/2013

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Not Fade Away: Led Zeppelin’s ‘Houses Of The Holy’ Turns 40

In Not Fade Away, we take a look at the legacy of some of the greatest albums of the past few decades – some iconic, some lesser known – as they celebrate significant anniversaries.

03/28/2013

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JACK’s Inside Track: Led Zeppelin

Oh, so it wasn’t Robert Plant draggin’ his feet after all?!?

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Crunching The Numbers On A Led Zeppelin Reunion Tour

Twenty million people tried to buy tickets to Led Zeppelin’s lone reunion show in 2007 at London’s O2 Arena. Take a moment and let the crushing hugeness of that number sink in. For Zeppelin to perform for 20 million different people, it would take roughly 1,000 shows at New York arena Madison Square Garden.

02/20/2013

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2012 Artists In Review: Led Zeppelin

As 2012 comes to a close, we’re revisiting the year’s biggest stories through the lens of some of our station’s biggest artists. They’re still one of the most popular bands ever: Led Zeppelin Status: Defunct since 1980. […]

12/28/2012

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The Kennedy Center Honors – With Led Zeppelin

Led Zeppelin fans, had the moment they’ve been waiting for. Wednesday night the Kennedy Center Honors ceremony finally aired on CBS (9 p.m. ET/PT), at which point the Zep tributes from Heart, Foo Fighters, Jack Black […]

12/26/2012

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Dave Grohl On John Paul Jones And Them Crooked Vultures: “It Was One Of The Highlights Of My Life…”

John Paul Jones played on the Foo Fighters’ 2005 album “In Your Honor” (playing mandolin on “Another Round” and piano on “Miracle”), and at the 2008 Grammys, he conducted an orchestra that backed the Foo Fighters on their performance of “The Pretender.” Grohl tells CBS Local that actually being in a band with the man meant a great deal to him.

12/06/2012

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David Letterman Talks Vikings, Hobbits With Robert Plant, Jimmy Page, John Paul Jones

Letterman was clearly unaware of Page and Jones’ histories as session musicians before they formed Zeppelin, so Plant pointed that they’d both played on a lot of records, and joked that during that time he was working “on the blacktop” and John Bonham was stealing cars. Letterman’s response: “And had you mentioned the part about stealing cars to the Kennedy Center people?”

12/04/2012

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