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Jimmy Page Remembers Bonham

Speaking with BBC 6 in advance of a special the British broadcaster aired Monday (5/31) in tribute to Led Zeppelin drummer John Bonham, Jimmy Page called his late band mate '...head and shoulders over everyone around him' as a young drummer. Page recounted hearing Bonham in London backing Tim Rose and realizing right away he was '...definitely the drummer to try and pull onboard' the new band he was putting together.  Bonham, who died in September, 1980 after a night of binge drinking, was more than a great power drummer according to Page, who credited his technique and vision about the role a drummer could play in a band, saying Bonzo became so admired and is remembered'...with such reverence and love because he was absolutely extraordinary.'
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