Jimmy Page

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Jimmy Page
Background information
Birth name James Patrick Page
Born 9 January 1944 (1944-01-09) (age 70)
Heston, Middlesex, England
Genres Hard rock, heavy metal, blues-rock, folk rock
Occupations Musician, songwriter, producer
Instruments Guitar, mandolin, bass
Years active 1962–present
Associated acts The Yardbirds, Led Zeppelin, The Honeydrippers, The Firm, Coverdale-Page, Page and Plant, XYZ
Notable instruments
Gibson Les Paul
Gibson EDS-1275

James Patrick Page OBE (born 9 January 1944 in Heston, Middlesex, England) is an English guitarist, songwriter and producer. He began his career as a studio session guitarist in London. From 1966 to 1968 he was a member of The Yardbirds. After that band ended Page went on to form the band Led Zeppelin.

Allmusic describes Page as "one of the most influential and important guitarists in rock history". In 2003, Rolling Stone Magazine ranked Page #9 in its list of "The 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time".

Jimmy Page has been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame twice. The first time was in 1992 as a member of The Yardbirds. And again in 1995 as a member of Led Zeppelin.

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