Led Zeppelin’s Jimmy Page Makes A Heartbreaking Statement For Hiroshima

Jimmy Page

One of the most legendary musicians of all time, Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page posted a new photo on his verified social media page to reveal what the charity concert for Hiroshima was like in 1971.

By adding another part to his iconic “On This Day” archive, Jimmy shared the story of that special concert.

Here is the story:

“On this day in 1971, I played a benefit gig in Hiroshima with @LedZeppelin⁣ 🇯🇵

I played in Hiroshima on the first Led Zeppelin tour of Japan, the concert was to be a benefit for the victims. The mayor presented city medals and a letter of appreciation to the band and manager Peter Grant.⁣

It made me think long and hard about the concept of war and its concentrated horror. The music featured is ‘Threnody to the Victims of Hiroshima’ by Krzysztof Penderecki 1960.

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