Reddit's 'Ask Me Anything' interviews (AMAs for short) have become something of a rite of passage for public figures -- not to mention a fascinating forum for sharing interesting and/or useful information. On Thursday (April 18), Q Prime Management's Peter Mensch sat for an AMA, and offered a few tantalizing tidbits about activity in the Led Zeppelin camp.
Before Jimmy Page cemented his legacy as the mastermind behind one of rock's greatest supergroups, the Firm (just kidding!), he was a much in-demand studio guitarist whose work appears -- sometimes uncredited -- on famous songs by the Who, the Kinks and many others.
By 1981, two of the most successful and influential British rock groups of the '70s -- Led Zeppelin and Yes -- had come to an end, and the members of each band were all looking for new opportunities. In April 1981, former Yes drummer Alan White and bassist Chris Squire got together with Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page for a proposed supergroup called XYZ -- which could have also included Robert Plant, but never quite got off the ground.
Today (April 1), we honor the birth date of one of the most beloved musicians of his era, Ronnie Lane. This Rock and Roll Hall of Fame rocker was a driving force in two British bands of note, the Small Faces and later, the Faces, being joined by singer Rod Stewart and guitarist Ron Wood. Ronnie Lane often brought folk-based songwriting and sensibilities to the bands he joined, giving his songs a organic feel that was very reflective of the times that he lived in.
We may still be waiting for details of Jimmy Page's alleged 2013 solo tour, but we do know of at least one place we'll be able to see the former Led Zeppelin guitarist this year: In the photo spreads for menswear designer John Varvatos' next ad campaign.
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Before Jimmy Page formed Led Zeppelin from the ashes of the Yardbirds, he was an in-demand session guitarist who played on songs by some of England's biggest stars, including Petula Clark, Marianne Faithfull, the K
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