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Jimmy Page and the Black Crowes: Live At The Greek (SPV)

Review by Mat Snow, MOJO, September 2000

Recorded live in October’99, a scorching blues-rock hit-packed double album like they used to make ‘em. ...

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Led Zeppelin's Jimmy Page (1977)

Interview by Steven Rosen, Rock's Backpages audio, April 1977

Jimmy Page on recording techniques, and the formation of Led Zeppelin, with Steven Rosen (1977)

File format: MP3 File size: 1.2 mb<br> Interview length: 1 minute 49 seconds Sound quality: ***

Led Zeppelin's Jimmy Page (2003)

Interview by Barney Hoskyns, Rock's Backpages audio, 17 April 2003

Jimmy Page on going through the archives to assemble the monumental Led Zeppelin DVD, and on the early days of the band, on the road and in the studio, through to Knebworth in 1979

File format: mp3; file size: 47.4meg, interview length: 49' 22", sound quality: ***

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The Session Men No. 1: Jimmy Page

Profile and Interview by uncredited writer, Beat Instrumental, August 1965

Each month B.I. receives letters asking for information on various session men. In fact, last month, we published one from J. Townsend of Wolverhampton, who ...

The Yardbirds: Why I Left and Why I Joined

Report and Interview by Keith Altham, New Musical Express, 8 July 1966

"I'M A BIT TOO old at twenty-three for all those screaming kids leaping about. I don't really think I'll be missed in the group – ...

Jimmy Will Change Yardbirds Sound!

Interview by Kevin Swift, Beat Instrumental, September 1966

JIMMY PAGE, one of our top guitarists, turned his back on the session scene, took up bass for the first time in his life and ...

Yardbird Jimmy Page says, 'Open Your Mind'

Interview by Jim Delehant, Hit Parader, March 1967

In the December issue of H.P., you read a little background on Jimmy Page, who is the new Yardbird. He started off on bass to ...

The Yardbirds: Only Jimmy Left To Form The New Yardbirds

Report and Interview by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, 12 October 1968

WHATEVER HAPPENED to the Yardbirds? One of the great mysteries of our time, ranking with the Devil's footprints, the Marie Celeste and the Five Penny ...

Jimmy Page: Paganini of the Seventies

Report and Interview by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, 14 February 1970

First of a great new series by Chris Welch ...

Screaming Lord Sutch: Heavy Friends Help The Lord's Comeback

Interview by Royston Eldridge, Melody Maker, 11 April 1970

LORD SUTCH is back! The perennial rocker has come screaming back on the rock scene, after two years of abdication in America, through the help ...

The Yardbirds: Live Yardbirds Featuring Jimmy Page

Review by John Morthland, Phonograph Record, November 1971

THE YARDBIRDS must be one of the most oft-recorded live groups. There's the 1963 set at the Marquee available on a British import (parts are ...

Session Star: Jimmy Page

Interview by Nick Kent, New Musical Express, 1 September 1973

JIMMY PAGE is as wary of discussing his formidable past as he is talking to the press in the first place. ...

Jimmy Page: The Power And The Glory

Profile by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, 23 March 1974

WHEN THEY showed Antonioni's classic film of the 'sixties, Blow Up, on TV last week, apart from evoking the real or imaginary spirit of "Swinging ...

Jimmy Page: After All, It's Just a Piece of Wood With Strings...

Interview by Nick Kent, New Musical Express, 12 October 1974

JIMMY PAGE talks about guitars he has owned, the development of his style and reminisces on those early Yardbird and Led Zep days ...

Led Zeppelin: The Graffiti of the Physical...

Interview by Nick Kent, New Musical Express, 7 December 1974

...and the Exploration of the Metaphysical. A candid interview with Led Zep. ...

Jimmy Page: Guitars I Have Known

Interview by Nick Kent, Creem, February 1975

(As a guitarist, Jimmy Page has all the bases covered. Clapton has that soaring fluid thing down pat, Beck is the absolute Crowned Prince of ...

Hollywood Anger

Interview by Mick Brown, Crawdaddy!, September 1976

The gossip-monger who exposed Babylon, created Scorpio Rising and inspired 'Sympathy for the Devil', turns to Magick and the ascending Lucifer. ...

Zeus Of Zeppelin: An Interview with Jimmy Page

Interview by Mick Houghton, Circus, 12 October 1976

You're your own record company bosses now with Swan Song, which is a far cry from the days when you were doing sessions for Decca ...

Jimmy Page: Lucifer's Rising

Interview by David Hancock, National RockStar, 13 November 1976

OO-EE-OO. Strange magic. Plunging into the occult and locked into an Aleister Crowley trip. Marked down on a snuff list; to be rubbed out by ...

'It’s a Massive Compromise, Making Films': Jimmy Page on The Song Remains the Same

Interview by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, 20 November 1976

A WARM HANDSHAKE, twinkling eyes and black hair grown thicker than he has allowed for some while – Jimmy Page arrived at his London office ...

Jimmy Page: The Roaring Silence

Interview by Nick Kent, New Musical Express, 20 November 1976

I WAS IN New York when they last asked me to write a thing on Led Zeppelin. An American magazine, it was, with strict deadlines ...

Anger Rising: Jimmy Page and Kenneth's Lucifer

Report and Interview by Chris Salewicz, New Musical Express, 1977

LED ZEPPELIN guitarist and leader Jimmy Page has been fired as composer for the soundtrack of the film Lucifer Rising by its director, Kenneth Anger. ...

Jimmy Page

Interview by Steven Rosen, Guitar Player, July 1977

CONDUCTING AN INTERVIEW with Jimmy Page, lead guitarist and producer/arranger for England's notorious hard rock band Led Zeppelin, amounts very nearly to constructing a mini-history ...

Jimmy Page Gives The Interview Of His Life

Interview by Dave Schulps, Trouser Press, September 1977

A Three-Part Series — Part One: Pre-Yardbirds ...

Jimmy Page: Paging the Yardbirds

Interview by Dave Schulps, Trouser Press, October 1977

JIMMY PAGE gives his version Part 2 of a three-part interview by Dave Schulps ...

The Final Page

Interview by Dave Schulps, Trouser Press, November 1977

JIMMY P. on LED Z. The Conclusion of a three-part interview ...

Mister Crowley

Retrospective by Sandy Robertson, Sounds, 17 July 1982

Who the Hell is ALEISTER CROWLEY and why do pop people keep saying weird things about him? asks Sandy Robertson. ...

Jimmy Page

Book Excerpt by Stuart Grundy, John Tobler, 'The Guitar Greats' (BBC Books), 1983

THERE ARE CERTAIN guitar players without whom this book could not claim to approach completeness, and, of course, one of our criteria for inclusion was ...

Jimmy Page: The Life And Times Of A Guitar Prophet

Interview by John Tobler, Musician, January 1984

JIMMY PAGE was born in Heston, West London, on January 9, 1944, and moved with his family to nearby Feltham during his infancy. He spent ...

Jimmy Page On Stage '85

Interview by Chris Welch, Creem, April 1985

A GREEN PYRAMID of laser light forms around the figure in white. A violin bow is held aloft and then swishes wand-like across the guitar, ...

The Jimmy Page Interview, Pt. 2

Interview by Chris Welch, Creem, May 1985

(This is the concluding segment of an interview writer Chris Welch recently conducted with Jimmy Page in Frankfurt, Germany, following one of the guitarist's premiere ...

Pino Palladino Doesn't Fret

Interview by Rob Tannenbaum, Musician, October 1985

Paul Young's Bassist Shines Through The Screaming Hordes ...

Jeff Beck on Jimmy Page

Interview by Steven Rosen, Guitar World, July 1986

The following excerpts are from a book I wrote in 1978 titled The Beck Book, a documentary detailing the life and music of guitarist Jeff ...

Jimmy Page: Of Yardbirds And The Shapes of Things to Come

Interview by Gene Santoro, Guitar World, July 1986

For a short time in the late sixties, Page and Beck were in one of the most happening bands to ever come out of England. Some say ...

Robert Plant: The Song Remains The Same

Interview by Carol Clerk, Melody Maker, 30 January 1988

Over the past three years Led Zeppelin have been used and abused by everyone from The Cult to the Beastie Boys. On the eve of ...

Jimmy Page

Interview by Nick Kent, Vox, December 1990

In days of yore, communication breakdowns with the press suggested Jimmy Page was a dazed and confused prince of heavy metal. With Zeppelin reissues breaking ...

Jimmy Page and David Coverdale: Who’d Have Thought…?

Interview by Phil Sutcliffe, Q, April 1993

... thought, that is, that the devil devotee doyen of decibel dementia (that's Jimmy Page) and the python-powered potentate of poodle rock, David Coverdale, could, ...

Jimmy Page: Educating Jimmy

Retrospective by Kieron Tyler, MOJO, May 2001

Before Jimmy Page became a rock god, he was a sonic apprentice par excellence. ...

An Interview with Jimmy Page

Interview by Barney Hoskyns, Rock's Backpages, March 2003

BH: About ten years ago you talked about the footage that's in the DVD. Robert said he didn't want to go back there while you ...

Jeff Beck and Jimmy Page: The Guv'nors

Interview by Charles Shaar Murray, MOJO, August 2004

"Big loud chords, fuck-off guitar sound — we started it all. GOOD MORNING!" chimes Jeff Beck. "Now it's time to do something new and unexpected!" ...

Jimmy Page: The Godfather of Rock

Profile and Interview by Tim Cooper, The Independent, 27 August 2004

As Led Zeppelin's Jimmy Page is honoured in London's Rock'n'Roll Walk of Fame, Tim Cooper meets the legend who inspired an entire generation of air ...

Guilty Grooves and Covered-Up Covers: When Stadium Rock Stars-In-Waiting Earned Their Tea-Breaks Anonymously In The Studios Of London

Retrospective by Alan Clayson, unpublished, December 2007

ON THE 17th September, 2007, Your Time In Gonna Come: The Roots Of Led Zeppelin 1964-69 was released by Sanctuary Records. Blighted severely by the ...

David Williams: The First Time I Met The Blues/Bob Brunning & Bill Smith: The 100 Club, An Oral History

Book Review by Neil Slaven, Blues & Rhythm, September 2009

TWO NEW additions to Nostalgia Corner, neither expensive, one a personal reminiscence from the early years of blues appreciation, the other an informal history of ...

Davis Guggenheim's It Might Get Loud

Film/DVD/TV Review by Barney Hoskyns, Uncut, February 2010

Riveting doc about the magical powers of the electric guitar, starring Jack White, Jimmy Page and the Edge. ...

Jimmy Page: "I want to make sure that I do this music. It's most important that it sees daylight."

Interview by Andrew Mueller, Uncut, February 2010

John Paul Jones has Them Crooked Vultures. Robert Plant has Alison Krauss. But what, exactly, is Jimmy Page planning for 2010? As a new movie ...

Jimmy Page: A Life In Music

Report by Chris Charlesworth, Rock's Backpages, October 2014

TO CADOGAN HALL in Sloaney Knightsbridge where Jimmy Page has agreed to submit to a public interrogation by Guardian Music Editor Michael Hann, the exercise ...

Picture this: The love affair between rockers and the lens

Book Review by James Medd, New Statesman, 16 October 2014

Jimmy Page: Jimmy Page (Genesis) Marianne Faithfull: Marianne Faithfull – A Life on Record  (Rizzoli) Chris Stein: Negative – Me, Blondie and the Advent ...

Glitter And Hypnosis: a Jimmy Page Interview

Interview by Julian Marszalek, The Quietus, 6 November 2014

Julian Marszalek speaks to the Led Zeppelin and Yardbirds guitarist about the monolithic heavy rock albums IV and Houses Of The Holy ...

The Primer: Occult rock

Guide by Edwin Pouncey, The Wire, August 2016

Channelling the magick of Aleister Crowley and the neo-paganism of witchcraft, occult rock is the sound of rock 'n' roll's secret society. Edwin Pouncey reads ...

Good Time Girl: Memories of super groupie Pamela Des Barres

Retrospective and Interview by Craig McLean, The Observer, 6 May 2018

Pamela Des Barres had the giants of rock'n'roll in the palm of her hand, as her candid memoir reveals. ...

Chris Salewicz: Jimmy Page – The Definitive Biography

Book Review by Chris Charlesworth, Just Backdated, August 2018

BACK IN 2012 I was involved in convoluted negotiations with Jimmy Page's lawyer for Omnibus Press to publish a trade edition of the photo book ...

see also Firm, The

see also Led Zeppelin

see also Jimmy Page/Robert Plant

see also Yardbirds, The


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