Jimmy Page, Magus, Musician, Man

Timeline created by juliebaptiste
  • Date of birth

    Date of birth
    James Patrick Page is born
  • School

    School
    Jimmy Page enters Danetree secondary school
  • Show

    Show
    Jimmy Page gives his first perfomance on stage. A song called "Mama don't alow no skiffle around here."
  • drop-out

    drop-out
    Jimmy Page drops out of school in hopes of joining a musical group
  • First Band

    First Band
    Jimmy Page joins the band Neil Christian and the Crusaders
  • Leaving the Band

    Leaving the Band
    Jimmy Page leaves Neil Christian and the Crusaders, after months or touring leave him very sick.
  • Art College

    Art College
    Jimmy Page begins going to Sutton Art College
  • Studio Guitarist

    Studio Guitarist
    Jimmy Page starts working as a sit in studio guitarist at a nearby recording studio.
  • The Fab Four

    The Fab Four
    Jimmy Page saw the Beatles in concert
  • Diamonds

    Diamonds
    Jimmy plays the song Diamonds by Jet Harris with him in the studio. This is said to be Jimmy Page's first appearance on record.
  • Musician Friends

    Musician Friends
    Jimmy Page meets fellow rockers Mick Jagger and Keith Richards
  • drop-out (again)

    drop-out (again)
    Jimmy Page drops out of Art College to focus more on music.
  • Yardbirds

    Yardbirds
    After the Yardbirds bass player quits, Jimmy fills the spot, even though he had never played bass guitar before.
  • Lead Guitar

    Lead Guitar
    The Yardbirds guitarist switches to bass, leaving a guitarist opening for Jimmy.
  • House

    House
    Jimmy can now afford to buy a house with the money he has made from touring and from being in the Yardbirds. He buys a home Pangbourne, Berkshire.
  • Leaving the Yardbirds

    Leaving the Yardbirds
    Jimmy leaves the Yardbirds after months of touring again make him very sick.
  • Perfect Fit

    Perfect Fit
    The future members of Led Zeppelin, Jimmy Page, John Paul Jones, John Bonham, and Robert Plant, meet and jam together for the first time.
  • New Yardbirds

    New Yardbirds
    The future Led Zeppelin is announced in papers as the "New Yardbirds", because Jimmy Page owned the rights to the name.
  • New Yardbirds First Shows

    New Yardbirds First Shows
    The "new Yardbirds" (future Led Zeppelin) play their first two shows together at local teen clubs.
  • First show as Led Zeppelin

    First show as Led Zeppelin
    Led Zeppelin plays its first show under that name
  • Led Zeppelin

    Led Zeppelin
    The band decides on a new name, Led Zeppelin, because of a suggestion by fellow rocker Keith Moon that they will "go down like a lead zeppelin"
  • Led Zeppelin

    Led Zeppelin
    Led Zeppelin's debut album, entitled Led Zeppelin, is released
  • Led Zeppelin II

    Led Zeppelin II
    Led Zeppelin's second album, Led Zeppelin II, is released
  • Led Zeppelin III

    Led Zeppelin III
    Led Zeppelin's third album, Led Zeppelin III, is released
  • Untitled

    Untitled
    Led Zeppelin's fourth album, untitled, is released.
  • Physical Graphitti

    Physical Graphitti
    The album Physical Graphitti was released by Led Zeppelin
  • John Bonham

    John Bonham
    John Bonham dies, and Led Zeppelin breaks up