On September 25, 1980, drummers and rock music lovers around the world were shocked to hear the news that John(Bonzo)Bonham of Led Zeppelin had died. He was found dead in his bed after a drinking binge. Bonzo was a unique one of a kind drummer. Many a drummer around the world would just sit there and wonder how John could do the things he did with that drum kit.
Checking out the rock and roll birthday calendar. June 2, 1941, born in London, 'The Rolling Stones" drummer Charlie Watts. Starting at the age of 17, Charlie began playing in a jazz band. In 1963, he would join a new band on the scene The Rolling Stones
Led Zeppelin‘s John Bonham was always a drummer’s drummer, and more than 30 years after his death, “Bonzo”s beats are still leaving their mark on percussive musicians.
A 1915 Ford Model T that went up for sale this week still holds a lot of musical history. The car, which was once owned by the late Led Zeppelin drummer John Bonham and appears in the band's 1976 concert film, 'The Song Remains the Same,' is looking for a new home.