Light and Shade: Conversations with Jimmy Page

Light and Shade: Conversations with Jimmy Page

Brad Tolinski


This “oral autobiography” of Jimmy web page, the intensely deepest mastermind at the back of Led Zeppelin—one of the main enduring bands in rock history—is the main entire and revelatory portrait of the mythical guitarist ever published.
   More than 30 years after disbanding in 1980, Led Zeppelin remains to be celebrated for its creative achievements, huge musical impact, and advertisement luck. The band's infamous exploits were chronicled in bestselling books; but not one of the person individuals of the band has penned a memoir nor cooperated to any measure with the clicking or a biographer.  In Light & Shade, Jimmy web page, the band’s so much reticent and inscrutable member, opens as much as journalist Brad Tolinski, for the 1st time exploring his extraordinary lifestyles and musical trip in nice intensity and intimate detail.
   Based on wide interviews carried out with the guitarist/producer during the last two decades, Light & colour encompasses Page’s complete occupation, starting along with his early years as England’s most sensible consultation guitarist whilst he labored with artists starting from Tom Jones, Shirley Bassey, and Burt Bacharach to the Kinks, The Who, and Eric Clapton.  web page speaks frankly approximately his decadent but immensely inventive years in Led Zeppelin, his synergistic relationships with band individuals Robert Plant, John Bonham, and John Paul Jones, and his striking post-Zeppelin pursuits.  whereas studying each significant song recorded via Zeppelin, together with “Stairway to Heaven,” “Whole Lotta Love,” and “Kashmir,” web page displays at the band’s sensational excursions, the filming of the live performance motion picture The music continues to be the Same, his fascination with the occult, assembly Elvis Presley, and the making of the rock masterpiece Led Zeppelin IV, approximately which he deals an entire behind-the-scenes account. also, the booklet is peppered with “sidebar” chapters that come with conversations among web page and different guitar greats, together with his formative years good friend Jeff Beck and hipster icon Jack White.
   Through Page’s personal phrases, Light and Shade offers an exceptional first-person view of 1 of crucial musicians of our period.

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