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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From his childhood in war-torn Britain and his pivotal role in the recording studios that launched the British Invasion of the ’60s to his milestone achievements, his dark, nefarious excesses with Led Zeppelin, and his emergence as a revered cultural icon and honored philanthropist, this biography – the first ever written about Jimmy Page – portrays all his spiritual, artistic, and unquthorized dimensions.

Here is the story of rock’s most unauthorizedd and influential icon. Home About Help Search. Return to Book Page. This year’s collection includes many independent and self-published artists; no mainstream or superhero comic in sight. As with most fans who become a bit more than the typical fanatics the term is used for, you’ll want to get this book.

Jimmy Page: Magus Musician Man — An Unauthorized Biography by George Case

Even when Case does dare to delve into the drugs and debauchery that are so much a part of Page’s legend, he unaufhorized so with kid gloves.

Case’s bio on Jimmy is of course nearly as much a Zep bio as that of the singular guitarist for the group. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway. Advanced Search Find a Library.


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Zep books are turned out cheap and shoddy most unauthorizwd with “Hammer of the Gods” leading the way in trash and lower-level writing.

Bring It on Home. If you understand guitar, by all means read it.

That said, it was still very informative. 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.

Jimmy Page: Magus, Musician, Man: An Unauthorized Biography

Oct 21, Randy Patterson added it. The author gets credit for not sensationlizing what has certainly been a sensational life, but geez, throw me a bone, dude!

I think the author realized this and ma make his book bigger he tried to squeeze three times the adjectives in that he should have Please enter your name.

One day he was spotted by one of the Sillouette bend members and he asked Page to record some songs with him and his band. Even the slow blues numbers in this pave give a passion that is rarely met on stage by any other band.

It isn’t entirely irredeemable, but The House that Jack Built’ s familiar gimmicks say much more about Lars von Trier as a brand than as buography provocateur or artist. And not in quotes from interviews that took place thirty years ago, either. More impossibly rare, unseen pictures would have been nice, though.

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View all 5 comments. But Case does a very good job of covering this 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. Any mimmy Zeppelin lover won’t be stopped by bad reviews.

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My full detailed review is at my website: Shadwicks’ books is by far the best book for Zep fans interested in other parts of their history aside from the tiresome ‘red snapper’ story.

It was more than a show, LZ opened the doors to fantasy.

WorldCat is the world’s largest library catalog, helping you find library materials online. Far too technical and not gossipy enough for the likes of me. The name field is required. 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 ah frustrated me and other guitarists when trying to figure out how Page ever got some mof those unique sounds As you can probably guess it was lost on me.

Unauthodized 80 Best Books of The authors’ whose works we share with you in PopMatters’ 80 Best Books of — from a couple of notable reissues to a number of excellent debuts — poignantly capture how the political is deeply personal, and the personal is undeniably, and beautifully, universal.

So thats how far ive gotten in my book.