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Posted on Fri, 10/17/2014 - 5:12pm
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John Henry Bonham (May 31, 1948 – September 25, 1980) was an English musician and songwriter, best known as the drummer of Led Zeppelin. Bonham was esteemed for his speed, power, fast right foot, distinctive sound, and "feel" for the groove. He is widely considered to be one of the greatest drummers in the history of rock music. Rolling Stone readers named him the "best drummer of all time" in 2011.

 

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Birth Name

John Henry Bonham

Instruments

Drums, percussion, timpani, bongos, vocals

Origin

UK

Years active

1962–80

Date Born

Monday, May 31, 1948

City Born

Redditch, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom

Date Died

Thursday, September 25, 1980

City Died

Clewer, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom

Age

32 (at time of death)

Born 71 years ago.

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