Mojo Awards Show Jimmy Page a ‘Whole Lotta Love’

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British music magazine Mojo recognized guitarist [lastfm]Jimmy Page[/lastfm] last week at the Mojo Awards, where he was inducted into the Mojo Hall of Fame Thursday, June 9 at the Brewery venue in London. The 66-year-old used to play guitar with two of classic rock’s finest, [lastfm]Led Zeppelin[/lastfm] and [lastfm]The Yardbirds[/lastfm].

Jump below to see find out who else took home an award.

The Mojo Lifetime Achievement Award went to French composer [lastfm]Jean Michel Jaree[/lastfm], and [lastfm]The Stone Roses[/lastfm]’ self-titled 1989 debut was named classic album.

Also honored was Marc Almond, lead singer of 80s synth-pop [lastfm]Soft Cell[/lastfm], who received the Hero Award. Almond just released his first collection of self-written songs in over a decade.

Other winners also include [lastfm]Devo[/lastfm] winning the Mojo Merit Award, and the [lastfm]Beatles[/lastfm], whose entire remastered body of work won Catalog Release of the Year.

Newer acts honored included Icelandic, post-rock band [lastfm]Sigur Rós[/lastfm], who was awarded Outstanding Contribution to Music by [lastfm]Radiohead[/lastfm]‘s drummer Phil Selway, and first-time winners [lastfm]Kasabian[/lastfm], whose track “Fire” was awarded Song of Year.

Crank up the volume and take a trip down memory lane below with [lastfm]Jimmy Page [/lastfm] doing his thing alongside [lastfm]Robert Plant[/lastfm] on classic [lastfm]Led Zeppelin [/lastfm] track “Whole Lotta Love.”

[Source: Billboard]


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