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Every Member of Led Zeppelin, Ranked Best to Worst

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There's no denying that every musician in Led Zeppelin rocks. But who's the best rocker of them all? There are many factors to consider when ranking all Led Zeppelin band members from best to worst. Maybe you go for the guys with the most shredding licks. Or maybe you're more into songwriting.

It's the age-old Led Zeppelin question: Page or Plant? As the group's front man, Robert Plant is responsible for some of the most memorable rock melodies of all time. But the group's other primary songwriter, Jimmy Page, is behind the great guitar riffs on "Stairway to Heaven," "Whole Lotta Love," and “Kashmir." And then there's drummer John Bonham, who is often cited as the best drummer in the history of rock 'n' roll Bassist John Paul Jones's bluesy style is also key to Zeppelin's music.
 

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    • Genres (Music): Blues-rock, Folk rock, Heavy metal, Hard rock
    • Albums: Rock and Roll Highway
    • Nationality: England
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  • Jimmy Page is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Every Member of Led Zeppelin, Ranked Best to Worst
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    • Genres (Music): Blues-rock, Folk rock, Heavy metal, Rock and roll, Jazz
    • Albums: Coverdale/Page, Come With Me, Live at the Greek, Don’t Send Me No Flowers, Lucifer Rising and Other Sound Tracks
    • Nationality: England
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    • Genres (Music): Blues-rock, Instrumental rock, Folk rock, Heavy metal, Alternative rock
    • Albums: Do You Take This Man?, Zooma, The Thunderthief, Scream for Help, The Masters: No Introduction Required
    • Nationality: England
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  • Robert Plant is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Every Member of Led Zeppelin, Ranked Best to Worst
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    • Genres (Music): Blues-rock, Rock music, Folk rock, World music, Country rock
    • Albums: Raising Sand, No Quarter: Jimmy Page and Robert Plant Unledded, Walking Into Clarksdale, Mighty Rearranger, Manic Nirvana
    • Nationality: England
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