Jimmy Page Turns 71 Today

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Jimmy Page, the guitarist of Led Zeppelin, turns 71 today.

Seymour Duncan, company known for making guitar accessories, wished him a happy birthday on Facebook.

Page is among three iconic guitarists from his era to play in The Yardbirds; the other two are Eric Clapton and Jeff Beck. After he left The Yardbirds, Page moved on to form Led Zeppelin.

Although Zeppelin is one of the most influential rock bands in history, they performed their first set of shows as "The New Yardbirds."

The Yardbirds currently tour with only a few original members still in the band. They released Birdland in 2003, which featured several famous musicians doing guest appearances, including: Slash, Joe Satriani, and Brian May.

The record featured remakes of Yardbirds classics. There were, however, a few original tracks on the record: "An Original Man" was a song dedicated to the late Keith Relf.

Zeppelin reunited in the 2007 for one concert. Jason Bonham, son of the late John Bonham, played drums.

There have been rumors of another reunion from the legendary quartet. But, according to CNN, Robert Plant turned down a massive sum of money to avoid doing another concert.

"The Zeppelin lead singer turned down ($800 million) contract for a Led Zeppelin reunion," CNN reported.

For more about Jimmy Page and his associated musical acts, visit his official website here.