John Bonham – Led Zeppelin drummer.
Born: 31 May 1948
Died: 25 September 1980
“I know that Bonzo was passionate about his role in Led Zeppelin. He really, really loved the music and he would have wanted it to live on. I’ve had some really inspiring times with other drummers. But my heart will always be there in those days because they were fantastic and they were heady…” — Jimmy Page See this month’s Mojo magazine (UK) for an excellent article on the life, death and legacy of John Bonham, including an interview with Jimmy Page.
The nonsense reported in 1980 about “Led Zeppelin’s curse” resulting from Jimmy’s interest in “the occult” is mentioned.