|Coverdale · Page|
Years: 1991 - 1993
Styles: Blues Rock, Classic Rock, Hard Rock
Jimmy Page - Acoustic guitar , Bass Guitar, Dulcimer, Guitar, Harmonica (in band: 1991 - 1993)
David Coverdale - Acoustic guitar , Lead vocals (in band: 1991 - 1993)
Jorge Casas - Bass Guitar (in band: 1991 - 1993)
Denny Carmassi - Drums (in band: 1991 - 1993)
Coverdale & Page was a collaboration band featuring Whitesnake and former Deep Purple lead vocalist David Coverdale, and former Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page. The partnership between the two artists commenced in 1991 and resulted in an album, "Coverdale & Page", in 1993.
It has been suggested that Page collaborated with Coverdale in order to irk Page's former Led Zeppelin band-member Robert Plant, who up to that point had been reluctant to re-unite with Page. In interviews at the time, Plant expressed some derision at the guitarist's collaboration with Coverdale. Rumours emerged that Coverdale and Page would be joined by John Paul Jones and Jason Bonham in a reformed Led Zeppelin, but this did not pan out.
This studio album marked a return to commercial success for Page since his days with Led Zeppelin. However, after a series of concerts in Japan, sluggish tickets sales for a subsequent world tour resulted in the partnership being dissolved. Page subsequently teamed up with Plant for an "UnLedded" MTV project and Coverdale re-appeared from time to time with different Whitesnake line-ups.
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