The Songs You Didn’t Know Jimmy Page Wrote

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Jimmy Page, a famous 79-year-old guitarist, and songwriter from Britain, has left a significant mark on the music industry. He started his career as a popular session musician in London and later joined renowned bands like the Yardbirds and Led Zeppelin.

Additionally, Page collaborated with other artists, assisting them in writing their own songs along the way. Here are two lesser-known songs that Page wrote for these artists:

Jeff Beck – “Beck’s Bolero”
In 1967, an instrumental song called “Beck’s Bolero” was released. It has an interesting history. Beck, a guitarist, recorded it in 1966 as his first solo work. Many people consider it one of the best rock instrumentals ever made. When the song was recorded, a talented band was formed, including Page, Keith Moon, John Paul Jones, and organist Nicky Hopkins. It was like an early version of Led Zeppelin.

However, there is disagreement among the musicians involved regarding the origins and recording of the song. Page is officially credited as the composer, but Beck claims he contributed significantly. Both Page and writer/producer Simon Napier-Bell say they produced the song, while producer Mickie Most is often credited as well. Regardless of how it came together, “Beck’s Bolero” is a timeless classic.

The Pretty Things – “You Don’t Believe Me”
This song is from the Pretty Things’ 1965 album called Get the Picture? It was their second album and included their popular song “Honey, I Need.” The Pretty Things formed in 1963 in England, and their earlier bands had members like Keith Richards and Mick Jagger, who later formed the Rolling Stones. Vocalist Phil May helped start the Pretty Things after their previous band disbanded.

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