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Jimmy Page Tribute To Rory
September 24th, 2012
The three surviving members of Led Zeppelin, Jimmy Page, singer Robert Plant and bass player John Paul Jones, made a rare appearance together at a press conference to launch the CD/DVD Celebration Day which is a live recording of their one-off concert at the O2 in London in December 2007.
Jimmy talks about Rory at 22min26sec
When Page was reminded that Gallagher had beaten him in a poll of best guitarists in the world in Melody Maker 40 years ago, Page replied: "I really liked Rory and I had the pleasure of meeting him at Peter Grant (Led Zeppelin manager) our old manager’s office in the early days".
"He came up to reception with Peter Grant and we had a good chat"
"I liked Rory, he was fine guitarist and singer and lovely man and I know how loved he was in Co. Cork"