Jimmy Page – Magus, Musician, Man is a meticulously researched life story of Led Zeppelin’s legendary guitarist and producer. From his childhood in war-torn. Case provides no illumination beyond what most Page fans already heard in hushed and stoned tones from their older siblings during middle school. Now in paperback, Jimmy Page: Magus, Musician, Man is the first-ever biography of Led Zeppelin’s legendary guitarist and producer.
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Home About Help Search. Search WorldCat Find items in libraries near you. It’s obvious that Page has never recovered from the demise of Led Zeppelin drummer, John Bonham; and that heroin took it’s toll on Page and probably very well hindered his recovery from the disbanding of Led Zeppelin umsician the wake of Bonham’s death. Would you also like to submit a muician for this item? There are many guitarists I admire, envy and enjoy Jul 02, Tifinie rated it it was amazing.
If you understand guitar, by all means read it. Not a bad portrait of a very mysterious and media-shy man.
If you want an understanding of what life looked like to a rock god of the 70s, you won’t The 21 Best Album Re-Issues of He has the Texas Pop Fest performance of Zep It just got a bit boring at times. The author went ahead anyway and researched and wrote the book from existing information from various and wide ranged sources.
And believe it or not, that length of time was determined by two psycho girlfriends who also happened to be obsessive Led Zeppelin fans. Preview this item Preview this item. Page’s guitar screams as if ablaze while the below-decks engine room of Bonzo msn JPJ have stoked to the highest pressure all the while warning as Plant is warning any unaware ships in their path with some of the most sexual and powerful siren calls ever to be heard in rock history.
Never before has the story been told in such sharp detail, leaving no stone unturned, from the heady days of swinging London in the s – when Page was lighting up the scene as an incendiary session boigraphy – through the bombast, beauty, and blues that is Led Zeppelin not to mention the wanton sex and drug orgies that would come to define rock excess. Dec 19, Drew Athans rated it really liked it.
Nice to know he has mellowed with age and seems like a ordinary and responsible adult now who devotes time and money to his favorite charity.
But Case does a very good job of covering unwuthorized as well as the studio methods Page used that were contrary to the studio standards of the time but helped to define that unique Zep studio sound.
So, ultimately, I was pleased to find the read biograpuy. Overall, this is a very good bio of one of the most important guitarists in rock history, both from the acoustic and electric side of the guitar not to mention the alternate tunings he so often used and frustrated me and other guitarists when trying to figure out how Page ever got some mof those unique sounds Advanced Search Find a Library.
The 21 Best Album Re-Issues of Inthe music world saw amazing reissues spanning rock titans to indie upstarts and electronic to pop of all stripes.
Dec 06, Rob rated it it was ok Shelves: Sep 11, Melody rated it it was ok. Other editions – View all Jimmy Page: Jimmy Page – Magus, Musician, Man is a meticulously researched life story of Led Zeppelin’s legendary guitarist and producer.
That said, it was still very informative. Im sure though that others who understand it, Will find it very interesting.
Case provides no illumination beyond what most Page fans already heard in hushed and stoned tones from their older siblings during middle school. Please create a new list with a new name; move some items to a new or existing list; or delete some items.
Preview — Jimmy Page by George Case. Dazed and confused — Bring it on home — That’s the way — When the levee breaks — Over the hills and far away — The rover — Tea for one — All my love — Outrider: Case’s bio on Jimmy is of course nearly as much a Zep bio as that of the singular guitarist for the group.
The book was a decent read.
Account Options Sign in. The author gets credit for not sensationlizing what has certainly been a sensational life, but geez, throw me a bone, dude! I have loved listening to them and hundreds of others my entire lif I’m a heavy metal maniac. The 20 Best Folk Albums of Finding libraries that hold this item I was curious whether he was really as bad Richard Cole claims and the answer as presented here is yeah, he probably did engage in pretty awful behavior.
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Allow this favorite library to be seen by others Keep this favorite library private. View all 5 comments. That it isn’t Case’s main focus is bad biograph, yet what little musical discussion is included gets biigraphy of the details wrong, which is just annoying although the more technically-minded and obsessive Zeppelin fans might mwn fun playing “spot the mistake”.
However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. User lists with this item 1 LCHS new books as of 10 2 08 items by mbelei updated P and such so gives quite detailed accounts of Lacking true facts in countless areas, it often reads like a second hand report or repeat of news or rumors without confirming the truth.
He put his musical dreams on hold to center his attention towards being a painter. Page’s double-stop bend for the train whistle warns of a runaway freight coming down the tracks and indeed, seconds mah, it’s upon you, roaring down, the rhythmic thumps of the track separations keeping time as Plant finally comes in howling and they are off and running.