No Quarter: The Three Lives Of Jimmy Page explores the life, times and music of the man behind one of the 20th century's greatest bands: the mighty Led Zeppelin.
Using new and exclusive interviews Martin Power tells the full story of Jimmy Page's long career. Starting with the early Sixties session scene when the teenage Page contributed to recordings by The Who, The Rolling Stones, Tom Jones and many more, the author goes on to explore Page's time in The Yardbirds, the band that would metamorphose into the legendary Led Zeppelin.
Supported by album reviews, rare photographs, a full discography and candid conversations with Page's friends, managers and musical collaborators, author Martin Power's No Quarter: The Three Lives Of Jimmy Page represents the most comprehensive and up-to-date biography yet written about Jimmy Page―a "one man guitar army" and true music legend.50 color and b&w photographs
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Martin Power has worked as a journalist for over 15 years and written well-received biographies on David Sylvian, Aerosmith, Queen, Shane McGowan, Manic Street Preachers and Pearl Jam - all published by Omnibus Press.Review:
“Power’s staggeringly deep history will likely stand as the definitive tale of the man who founded Led Zeppelin.”
- Publishers Weekly
“Page-turningly compelling . . . Power does a towering job weaving his conversations with former colleagues with existing Page interviews into the fullest account yet of the guitarist’s life.”
- Kris Needs, Classic Rock Magazine
“Refreshing . . . an extensive, diligently researched and thoughtfully narrated account of the band’s musical director, and arguably most cryptic figure, Jimmy Page.”
“With loads of fun details and disclosures, Power’s portrait of Page will thrill rock fans. ”
“Martin Power, using exhaustive research and memoirs from old friends and colleagues, has managed to produce the fullest account yet of the guitarist’s life.”
- Record Collector
“In Power’s breathless telling, Page’s expertise helped Zeppelin earn its ‘reputation as visiting deities temporarily on leave from Mount Olympus.' . . . No Quarter reveres the band that made [Page] famous. What’s more, it documents almost every note he’s played since then.”
- Kevin Canfield, The Washington Post
“The most complete portrait of Jimmy Page’s career to date, combining not only sonic biographical detail but astute observations and analysis of every single Led Zeppelin album and song.”
- Houston Press
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