John Bonham Autographed album page Led Zeppelin drummer
Authentic John Bonham Autographed album page Led Zeppelin drummer. Rare autographed page removed from an autograph album. Signed in black ink, undedicated, no autographs on reverse. 16.5cm x 11cm.
Bonzo aka John Henry Bonham, (born May 31, 1947, Redditch, Worcestershire, England—died September 25, 1980, Windsor), British rock musician and famous for being the drummer of the Led Zeppelin rock band.
Bonham joined Led Zeppelin at the start when they formed in 1968 (originally called The New Yardbirds). His strong and hard drumming provided the ground for the group’s music and it became largely to the success of the band; which gained an international name as pioneers of “heavy rock.” During the late ’60s and early ’70s, the group made many successful tours in Europe and the U.S, John Bonham autographed career started with the group Band of Joy, which also included Robert Plant, Led Zeppelin’s lead singer. Led Zeppelin autographs made few public appearances after 1977, but it toured Europe shortly before Bonham’s accidental death, brought on by too much alcohol.
A mostly self-taught drummer, John Bonham autograph influenced by Max Roach, Gene Krupa and Buddy Rich. Close with Vanilla Fudge drummer Carmine Appice, who introduced him to Ludwig drums. While, primarily known for his hard-rock style during his lifetime; his reputation as a drummer has grown beyond that genre following his death; he is now seen as one of the greatest drummers of all time. Furthermore, He has influenced numerous drummers, including Dave Grohl, Chad Smith, Dave Lombardo and Mike Portnoy. Posthumously inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1995 as a member of Led Zeppelin. In 2016, Rolling Stone ranked him first in its list of the “100 Greatest Drummers of All Time”