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10 Albums That Changed My Life: Tony Franklin

Tony Franklin rose to prominence in the ’80s as the bassist with The Firm, the supergroup that grew out of the ashes of the mighty Led Zeppelin, with Jimmy Page leading on guitar. The 10 albums that influenced Franklin’s life built the backbone of his nickname, “The Fretless Monster.”

An embryonic Led Zeppelin

The year is 1968. The Yardbirds are having a very real communication breakdown. Jimmy Page then reforms the group into what would become the rock ‘n’ roll behemoth known as Led Zeppelin.

Led Zeppelin announce first ever Record Store Day release

Led Zeppelin will release a limited edition 7-Inch single, produced by Jimmy Page, featuring unreleased versions of “Rock And Roll” And “Friends.” The single will be available April 21 on Record Store Day, exclusively at independent music retailers.

The song remains (slightly different)

By Patrick Prince As Robert Plant appears to be distancing himself from Led Zeppelin’s legacy, Jimmy Page has spent the last few years gathering forgotten band material from studio archives. The result is the upcoming release of deluxe editions for …