by John Curley—Dave Grohl narrates an excellent BBC 6 Music documentary about the late, great Led Zeppelin drummer John Bonham that aired on Monday, May 31st. Filled with interesting interviews with Bonham’s former bandmates, friends, and family members as well as music journalists, the documentary paints a very vivid picture of Bonham’s life and explains in detail why Bonham continues to be so revered by drummers.
The documentary is now available for on-demand listening. To listen to the documentary, which is titled The John Bonham Story, go to http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00slsdw and click the “Listen now” link. The documentary is 60 minutes in length. It will remain on the BBC 6 Music Web site for six days from today (Tuesday, June 1st).