20 Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About Early Led Zeppelin

17) Little Richard played an unwitting role in the creation of the classic ‘Rock and Roll’ when John Bonham began playing a cadence he’d picked up from ‘Good Golly Miss Molly’ one day in the studio. Soon, Jimmy Page and Robert Plant were adding a riff and lyrics.

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  1. 2. John Baldwin was not a stage name. It was JPJ’s birth name.
    13. Jimmy Page did not know Robert Plant and John Bonham from the Band of Joy. He’d never heard of them. Terry Reid recommended that Page check out Plant with his band at the time, Hobbstweedle. Robert Plant then recommended John Bonham to him.
    17. The cadence was from Little Richard’s Keep a Knockin’, not Good Golly Miss Molly.

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