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Led Zepplin Profile
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From About.com:
The band Led Zeppelin began in 1968 and ended in 1980.

Original Band Members:
Robert Plant – Vocals
Jimmy Page - Guitar
John Bonham - Drums
John Paul Jones - Bass

Significant Facts:
• Led Zeppelin's "Stairway To Heaven" has been played on radio more than any other song in history, even though it was never released as a single.
• U.S. album sales total more than 100-million.
• The band's fourth album had no title, just a group of four ancient runes, each standing for a member of the band.
• The band received their only Grammy, a Lifetime Achievement Award in 1995.

Career History:
The band began as The New Yardbirds. Their first album was released in 1969, debuting their unique blues-heavy metal-psychedelic sound. Before disbanding in 1980 after the death of drummer John Bonham, the group released eight studio albums and one live album. Since then, an original album and nine compilations have been released. Vocalist Robert Plant has had a successful solo career since 1982, occasionally collaborating with band founder Jimmy Page.
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