John Paul Jones

John Paul Jones

British, Musician
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John Paul Jones

John Richard Baldwin (born 3 January 1946), better known by his stage name John Paul Jones, is an English musician and record producer who was the bassist and keyboardist for the rock band Led Zeppelin. Prior to forming the band with Jimmy Page in 1968, he was a session musician and arranger. After the death of drummer John Bonham in 1980, Led Zeppelin disbanded, and Jones developed a solo career. He has collaborated with musicians across a variety of genres, including Josh Homme and Dave Grohl with the supergroup Them Crooked Vultures.

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Full name at birth
John Baldwin
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Claim to fame
Multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, composer, arranger and record producer
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Date of birth
3 January 1946
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Place of birth
Sidcup, London, England, UK
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Age
75
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Musician, Songwriter, Producer, Actor
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PERSONAL DETAILS

Height
5' 8" (173 cm)
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The bass guitarist, the keyboardist and the mandolinist for rock band Led Zeppelin.
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ADDITIONAL DETAILS

Net worth
$90,000,000 USD
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High school
Christ's College, Blackheath, London
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Talent agency
United Talent Agency
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  • Presented the Musician of The Year award to Andy Cutting at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards. (4th February 2008).
  • Before and after his stint in Led Zeppelin, worked as a studio musician and arranger.
  • His wife and daughters appear in The Song Remains the Same (1976).
  • Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (as a member of Led Zeppelin) in 1995.
  • His daughter Jacinda is a musician, too.

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