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Led Zeppelin Announce New Live DVD, Celebration Day
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Led Zeppelin Announce New Live DVD, Celebration Day

Led Zeppelin has confirmed the release of Celebration Day, a film of the one-off reunion concert they performed at London’s O2 Arena in 2007. The film will be shown in theaters worldwide October 17th with CD, DVD, Blu-ray and LP formats and hitting shelves on November 19th. Anchored by bassist John Paul Jones, the band reunited for the concert to...

John Paul Jones to Tour with Supersilent
Concerts & Tours

John Paul Jones to Tour with Supersilent

John Paul Jones is no stranger to experimental music, from his days with Led Zeppelin through today. This November, Jones will be stretching out even more as he tours with the Norwegian avant-garde/improvisational group Supersilent for a handful of live dates in Europe. In a recent issue of Uncut, Jones said the improvisation with Supersilent reminds him of the way...

Them Crooked Vultures: “Scumbag Blues” – John Paul Jones’s Isolated Bass
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Them Crooked Vultures: “Scumbag Blues” – John Paul Jones’s Isolated Bass

John Paul Jones, Dave Grohl and Josh Homme – aka Them Crooked Vultures – recorded “Scumbag Blues” for their . Here’s the isolated bass and drums for your listening pleasure.

Led Zeppelin: “Ramble On” – John Paul Jones Isolated Bass (Isolated Bass Week)
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Led Zeppelin: “Ramble On” – John Paul Jones Isolated Bass (Isolated Bass Week)

Our week-long celebration of “all bass” continues, with this isolated bass track for Led Zeppelin’s 1969 classic, “Ramble On”, from “Led Zeppelin II.” John Paul Jones and his awesome, melodic bass line from the tune is heard loud and clear, the way we like it

John Paul Jones: “What Is And What Should Never Be” Isolated Bass Track
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John Paul Jones: “What Is And What Should Never Be” Isolated Bass Track

If you’re looking for vintage tone and a melodic groove, look no further. Zach McFatridge shared this clip of John Paul Jones’s isolated bass from the Led Zeppelin classic “What Is And What Should Never Be” from their second album. With some bleed from the drums, it’s easy to hear Jones and drummer John Bonham locked in tight.

Led Zeppelin FAQ: All That’s Left to Know About the Greatest Hard Rock Band of All Time
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Led Zeppelin FAQ: All That’s Left to Know About the Greatest Hard Rock Band of All Time

Writer, critic and musician George Case has penned an incredibly detailed book on one of the biggest rock groups of all time: Led Zeppelin. Case, who previously wrote an unauthorized biography of the band’s guitarist, Jimmy Page, turns his sites to the band, on a mission to uncover many of the mysteries and insiders look at the iconic band of...

Led Zeppelin: Dazed And Confused (Live, 1969)
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Led Zeppelin: Dazed And Confused (Live, 1969)

Recorded live for Denmark Radio in 1968, here are the boys from Led Zeppelin performing “Dazed and Confused”. John Paul Jones and John Bonham really get things rocking around the five-minute mark.

Seasick Steve with John Paul Jones: Write Me a Few of Your Lines
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Seasick Steve with John Paul Jones: Write Me a Few of Your Lines

Here’s a great clip of the eclectic Seasick Steve from the iTunes Festival earlier this month. The three-stringed wonder is joined Led Zeppelin bassist John Paul Jones, Jack White, and Allison Mosshart for an awesome and raw rendition of the tune “Write Me a Few of Your Lines.” Check out JPJ’s bass lines, reminiscent of some the old Led Zeppelin...

Esperanza Spalding and Stanley Clarke Among 2011 Grammy Winning Bassists
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Esperanza Spalding and Stanley Clarke Among 2011 Grammy Winning Bassists

It was another great year for bass players at the 53rd Annual Grammy Awards, held February 13 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. The big win of the night came for Esperanza Spalding, who beat out Justin Bieber and others to be the first jazz artist in decades to win the Grammy for “Best New Artist.” Spalding called...

John Paul Jones and the Guitar Wars Band: Red Rooster
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John Paul Jones and the Guitar Wars Band: Red Rooster

Here’s a fun blues jam from Guitar Wars featuring John Paul Jones on bass. The band also includes Paul Gilbert, Steve Hackett and Nuno Bettencourt.

Legendary Bass Guitar Songs
Sheet Music & Instruction

Legendary Bass Guitar Songs

Hal Leonard released a series of “Legendary Songs” books, including one for the bass. Legendary Bass Guitar Songs documents 39 different tunes by legendary bassists, including James Jamerson, Carol Kaye, Jack Bruce, John Paul Jones, Paul McCartney, John Entwistle, Steve Harris, Jaco Pastorius and Stanley Clarke. Songs by James Brown and Sly and the Family Stone, AC/DC, the Clash, the...

Grammy Nominations 2011: The Bass List
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Grammy Nominations 2011: The Bass List

The 53rd Annual Grammy Award Nominations are in, and once again it’s been a good year for bassists. Some notable bassists have hit it big this year, including Esperanza Spalding, who is up for Best New Artist, and bass legend Stanley Clarke, whose latest release has garnered him two nominations. This is a historic year for the Grammy Awards, as...