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  John Bonham (www.led-zeppelin.com)
Describing the style of John Bonham's drumming instantly conjurs up visions of the thunderous power he created.
At first, Bonham was reluctant to join the well-known guitarist because of a steady gig with Tim Rose.
A relatively unknown appearance by Bonham occurred in the 1974 cheesy horror/musical "Son Of Dracula" (starring Harry Nilsson, Ringo Starr, etc.).
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  John Bonham
John Bonham (May 31, 1948-September 25, 1980), British drummer for Led Zeppelin, a popular rock group formed in 1968 by guitarist Jimmy Page.
Bonham, who previously performed in clubs with Led Zeppelin singer Robert Plant, quickly established himself as a superstar drummer.
Bonham was found dead in 1980, after drinking to excess.
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 John Bonham - Uncyclopedia, the content-free encyclopedia
John Henry Bonham was born in 1798 to a small Englishman and his Farsi wife in the small English town of Rutland.
John and Robert, mistaken for hobbits, joined the wizard Gandalf and formed a wandering minstrel show, featuring John on the hambone, Robert on the sackbut, and Gandalf managing their affairs.
John Bonham did your mother when she was a groupie in the 1970s.
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 John Bonham - Uncyclopedia
John Henry Bonham was born in 1798 to a small Englishman and his Farsi wife in the small English town of Rutland.
John and Robert, mistaken for hobbits, joined the wizard Gandalf and formed a wandering minstrel show, featuring John on the hambone, Robert on the sackbut, and Gandalf managing their affairs.
John Bonham did your mother when she was a groupie in the 1970s.
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 John Bonham in Relationships
John Bonham feels that little, daily acts of caring and thoughtfulness are essential to the happiness and success of relationships and he knows how to make others feel accepted, loved and cherished.
John likes to be needed, as well as to cherish and protect his loved ones, of whom he is somewhat possessive.
John Bonham has a very romantic, idealistic vision of love relationships and may be disillusioned to discover that no real, flesh-and-blood human being ever quite lives up to his dream image of the "perfect love".
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 John Bonham Biography
By 1967, A Way of Life asked Bonham to return to their group, during this period Plant kept in constant contact with Bonham and when he decided to form Band of Joy, Bonham was first choice for the drum stool.
Bonham?s signature style was a steady rhythmic beat that swung and his use of phasing cymbals.
John Bonham was buried on October 10, 1980 at Rushock parish churchyard, near The Old Hyde farm.
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Bonham’s approach was a major contributor to the popular success of Led Zepplin’s heavy rock: solid heavy rhythm section with soaring blues based guitar and vocals over the top.
John’s approach is reflected in his Ludwig kit: 26" bass, 13x13" top, 16x16" and 18x18" floor, Ludwig 6.5" Supra-phonic snare, 15" hi-hat, 20" and 24" rides, 20" and 24" crashes augmented by tympani and gongs.
John Bonham was the major contributor to the development of the drum sound of Heavy Rock and is the most influential drummer in Rock Music, at least in the ‘70’s and into the ‘80’s.
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 OnlineDrumLessons.com by Chris Milillo - Articles - Spotlight -John Bonham
Bonham was especially fond of the drummers of James Brown, Stax, and Motown, as well as jazz drumming legends Buddy Rich and Gene Krupa.
John Bonham's drumming has stood the test of time and is never considered "dated"; rather, it sounds just as vital and current today, as it did when it was first recorded.
Bonham supports the riff with his bass drum, and then finishes off the phrases with tasteful examples of call and response.
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 Legends ~ Led Zeppelin
John ‘Bonzo’ Bonham is the legendary rolling thunder of Led Zeppelin rock n roll band, the finest heavy metal rock group to emerge from the rock ‘n roll era to date.
From John Bonham’s chart at least, we find there was some conscious awareness of many subtle insights, various twists and turns as they were woven into Led Zeppelin’s dance to the top of the mountain by The Spinners of such great tapestries.
John Bonham’s chart aspects at midnight of September 23rd going into the early hours of the following day, when the began his infamous drinking bout, reveal how the basic arrangement of obviously positive energies spotlighted on October 15, 1968 were transformed and reversed in their effect on him.
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 John Bonham at AllExperts
Bonham also drummed for his Birmingham friend, Roy Wood, on his 1979 album, On the Road Again, and for Paul McCartney's Wings on their Back to the Egg Rockestra project.
Bonham's son Jason Bonham has played with Led Zeppelin on at least two occasions, and has gone on to have a successful drumming career.
John Bonham was cremated and a funeral was held on October 10th, 1980 at Rushock, Worcestershire parish church near The Old Hyde farm.
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 Undercover - John Bonham Dead For 26 Years
Bonham was found dead in Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page's house in Windsor on September 25th, 1980, after downing a rumoured forty shots of vodka.
Bonham was cremated, but a memorial plaque exists near his farm, The Old Hyde that reads "Cherished memories of a loving husband and father, John Henry Bonham, who died September 25th, 1980.
Bonham's son Jason Bonham is currently taking part in the reality TV series 'Supergroup', with Sebastian Bach (ex Skid Row), Evan Seinfeld (ex Biohazard), Ted Nugent and Scott Ian (Anthrax).
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 John Bonham
John Henry "Bonzo" Bonham (May 31, 1948 — September 25, 1980), was an English drummer and member of the English rock band Led Zeppelin.
Bonham is also credited (by the Dallas Times Herald) with the first in-concert use of electronic timpani drum synthesizers (most likely made by Syndrum) during a performance of the song "Kashmir" in Dallas, Texas in 1977.
Bonham's action sequence for the film The Song Remains the Same featured him in a drag race at Santa Pod Raceway to the sound of his signature drum solo, "Moby Dick".
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 John Bonham Information
John Henry "Bonzo" Bonham (May 31 1948 – September 25, 1980), was an English drummer and member of the rock band Led Zeppelin.
By 1967, A Way of Life asked Bonham to return to their group, during this period Plant kept in constant contact with Bonham and when he decided to form Band Of Joy, Bonham was first choice as drummer.
Bonham's son, Jason Bonham (born 1966), also became a rock drummer, and has toured in the few concerts Led Zeppelin has done since Bonham's death as the drummer.
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 John Bonham   (Site not responding. Last check: )
John Henry "Bonzo" Bonham, was an English drummer and member of the groundbreaking English rock band Led Zeppelin.
During the journey Bonham had asked to stop for breakfast, where he downed four quadruple vodkas (roughly sixteen shots (~8cl) of vodka), with a ham roll.
After midnight, Bonham had fallen asleep and was taken to bed on his side.
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 John BONHAM of Hazelbury
Bonham was paid for riding to Prince Edward at the Queen's command.
Robert Warner sat for Herbert's borough of Wilton in 1547 and, if Bonham enjoyed the same patronage, it is difficult to account for his failure to sit again, especially if he was the collector of customs at Bristol, an appointment indicative of Seymour favour.
A furious letter from Stourton to Thynne was evidently accompanied by another to Bonham, since the two men sent almost identical replies and Bonham, the more outspoken, accused Stourton of slackness in rallying to Mary.
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 John bonham - John Bonham - Rotten Tomatoes
John Bonham's footwork was not better than Buddy's nor faster.
John Bonham I dare not drink before a gig because I'll get tired and blow it.
John Henry Bonzo Bonham was the godfather of hard rock drumming - and he remains an idol to legions of Led Zeppelin and heavy metal fans worldwide.
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 Buy Hal Leonard John Bonham: A Thunder of Drums Book online at Guitar Center   (Site not responding. Last check: )
John Henry "Bonzo" Bonham was the godfather of hard rock drumming, and he remains an idol to legions of Led Zeppelin and heavy metal fans worldwide.
This book is the first biography focusing on Bonham, providing a detailed track-by-track analysis of his greatest recordings, 45 color photos, and the most detailed and accurate inventory ever of Bonham's drum kits and percussion equipment.
John Bonham a Thunder of Drums takes you through everything you could want to know about old Bonzo.
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 Led Zeppelin > Blokes > John Bonham
Bonham was very impressed in the mid 1960s by drummer Ginger Baker.
Bonham never took a single drum lesson, though as a teen he would knock on the doors of local drummers he saw and ask for advice.
Bonham had to quit smoking to pay the rent.
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 John Bonham - Images and Biography
John Bonham was know for his ferociousness both while playing the drums and in the way he lived.
At the time, Bonham was being recruited by many other rock bands for large sums of money but finally agreed to join Zeppelin, which went on to become one of the most influential bands in rock music history.
Bonham got the nickname “Bonzo” for his powerful drumming and later, when the band became involved with drugs and alcohol, was tagged with the unflattering moniker “The Beast.” He was well known f...
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 Buy Hal Leonard John Bonham A Thunder Of Drums At Sam Ash   (Site not responding. Last check: )
John Henry “Bonzo” Bonham was the godfather of hard rock drumming — and he remains an idol to legions of Led Zeppelin and heavy metal fans worldwide.
Although Bonham had to be courted away from more lucrative offers, he joined the newly formed band in 1968, helping guitarist Jimmy Page and vocalist Robert Plant create such famous songs as “Stairway to Heaven” and “Kashmir” until his sudden death in 1980 at the age of 32.
This book is the first biography focusing on Bonham, providing a detailed track-by-track analysis of his greatest recordings, 45 color photos, and the most detailed and accurate inventory ever of Bonham's drum kits and percussion equipment.
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 John Bonham
John Bonham was born in 1948 in Redditch, England.
Bonham often said that mistreating your drum kit is just one step below child abuse.
During the night, John Bonham vomitted while unconscious, and choked on his vomit.
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 John Bonham
According to the story, the doctor on duty at the time of his birth, was too drunk to help revive the new born boy whose heart had stopped beating.
In the early days, John and singer Robert Plant were in a band together when a young, well known guitar player, Jimmy Page of the legendary Yardbirds, first heard young John play.
John's insane drumming, I believe, is some of the finest in the early, formative days of rock music.
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 John Bonham drummer for Led Zeplin
Plant later said that what made bonham such a great drummer was that he didn't not overplay.
At one stop on the 1977 tour in America, Bonham, Peter Grant, and John Bindon were arrested and later charged for severely beating a security guard who had pushed Grant's son.
He had consumed an uncountable number of drinks and had been taking a drug to keep him off of heroin, and when he was laid down to sleep, his face was up instead of down, which caused him to choke on his own vomit.
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 John Bonham
Bonham's symbol came from the same book as John Paul Jones' and represents the man-woman-child triology.
John Henry Bonham was born on May 31, 1948 at Redditch, Worchestershire.
Some bands John played in were Terry and The Spiders, A Way Of Life, Crawling King Snakes (w/ Robert Plant), The Nicky James Movement, Steve Brett and the Mavericks and The Band Of Joy.
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 Led Zeppelin: John Bonham
Well, there was NEVER a replacement for John Bonham, nor was one even ever considered.
Bonham was Robert Plant's best friend even before the days of Zeppelin.
Bonham's death was the end of a series of tragedies that marked the end of Zeppelin.
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