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Saturday, 25 September 2010

Stairway to Heaven

 John Henry Bonham

31st May 1948 – 25th September 1980
today, thirty years ago, the drummer of the legendary super-group led zeppelin died one of the classic rock star deaths (alcohol overdose). when the group was formed first as the “new yardbirds” by guitarist jimmy page, in 1968, no one could foresee the tremendous success they would soon achieve with immortal hits like whole lotta love, dazed and confused, and among many other great songs of course the famous stairway to heaven.
so to revive the time before bonhams sad decline, heres a concert footage from 1975, at the groups very heyday:

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