led zeppelin

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Led Zeppelin (ˈlɛd ˈzɛpəlɪn)
 
n
British rock group (1968--80); comprised Jimmy Page (born 1944), Robert Plant (born 1948), John Paul Jones (born 1946), and John Bonham (1948--80): recordings include Led Zeppelin I (1969), Led Zeppelin IV (1971), and Physical Graffiti (1975)

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led zeppelin

British rock band that was extremely popular in the 1970s. Although their musical style was diverse, they came to be well known for their influence on the development of heavy metal. The members were Jimmy Page (b. Jan. 9, 1944, Heston, Middlesex, Eng., ), Robert Plant (b. Aug. 20, 1948, West Bromwich, West Midlands, ), John Paul Jones (original name John Baldwin; b. Jan. 3, 1946, Sidcup, Kent, ), and John Bonham (b. May 31, 1948, Redditch, Hereford and Worcester, -d. Sept. 25, 1980, Windsor, Berkshire, )

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