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John Paul Jones Pushes Led Zeppelin’s Avant-Garde Side Even Further with New Album

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Many were the distinctively avant garde touches brought to Led Zeppelin by John Paul Jones - from the ever-shifting time signatures of 'Black Dog,' to the eastern tinges on 'Kashmir' to the extended live versions of 'No Quarter,' which would stretch to include snippets of jazz and classical compositions.

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Led Zeppelin’s John Paul Jones Joins Reunited Dream Syndicate On Stage

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At a recent stop in Todos Santos, Mexico, '80s underground rock legends the Dream Syndicate were joined on stage by Led Zeppelin bassist/keyboardist John Paul Jones, and former REM guitarist Peter Buck.

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John Paul Jones Forms New Group, Preps Album

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While Jimmy Page delves into the Led Zeppelin vaults for an upcoming series of reissues, his former bandmate John Paul Jones is forging ahead with a brand new project.

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Top 10 John Paul Jones Led Zeppelin Songs

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This list of the Top 10 John Paul Jones Led Zeppelin Songs serves as a quick reminder of how important the songwriting and performance skills of the foursome’s least assuming showman were to the group’s success.

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John Paul Jones Is Writing an Opera

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How does a rock legend keep himself busy and engaged after he's already seen and done it all? In the case of Led Zeppelin's John Paul Jones, the answer appears to be "write an opera."

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Led Zeppelin’s Jimmy Page and John Paul Jones Discuss Their Failed Search for a New Singer

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We already knew that Jimmy Page and John Paul Jones put some thought into getting back together without Robert Plant after Led Zeppelin's triumphant one-off reunion show in 2007, but in a recent interview, the pair delved into just how close they came to starting a new band.

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Dave Grohl Says Working With John Paul Jones Amongst Life Highlights

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Last Sunday's Kennedy Center Honors provided a reunion of sorts for Dave Grohl and John Paul Jones, bandmates in Them Crooked Vultures. While drumming during the Led Zeppelin tribute was a dream come true for Grohl, he says recording with the Zep bassist was an unforgettable experience.

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Paul McCartney Joins John Paul Jones for London Show

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a Damon Albarn of Blur has described his ongoing Africa Express tour as "a 24-hour party," and judging from Saturday's (Sept. 8th) show in London, it's a party with a pretty impressive guest list.

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John Paul Jones – Stage Name Origins

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His three Led Zeppelin bandmates -- Robert Plant, Jimmy Page and John Bonham -- all took the stage under their given names, but bassist John Paul Jones was actually born John Baldwin.

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Fan Stabs Himself To Death, Blames Hearing Damage from Them Crooked Vultures Concert

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A music fan has stabbed himself to death after allegedly being unable to sleep for three months as a result of hearing loss from a concert by Them Crooked Vultures, the group featuring former Led Zeppelin bassist John Paul Jones.

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