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

9) Robert Plant and Jimmy Page bonded over Joan Baez’s version of ‘Babe I’m Gonna Leave You’ from her ‘In Concert’ album during their first meeting in 1968. They’d rework the song for Led Zeppelin’s debut.

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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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