John Paul Jones

1946 - Today

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John Richard Baldwin (born 3 January 1946), better known by his stage name John Paul Jones, is an English musician, composer 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. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Paul Jones has received more than 3,221,542 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 46 in 2019). John Paul Jones is the 183rd most popular musician (up from 195th in 2019), the 735th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 762nd in 2019) and the 41st most popular British Musician.

John Paul Jones is most famous for his victory over the British fleet in the Battle of Flamborough Head.

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  • 4.80

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Among musicians, John Paul Jones ranks 183 out of 2,675Before him are Chris Isaak, Lionel Richie, Wilhelm Kempff, Pete Seeger, Rory Gallagher, and Isaac Stern. After him are Gilberto Gil, Alicia Keys, John Cale, J. J. Cale, Violeta Parra, and Bill Wyman.

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Among people born in 1946, John Paul Jones ranks 78Before him are Boris Berezovsky, Howard Shore, Jean Todt, Julian Barnes, Vladimir Zhirinovsky, and Dragan Džajić. After him are Rade Šerbedžija, Yonatan Netanyahu, Michele Placido, Daniel Goleman, Keith Moon, and Naoto Kan.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, John Paul Jones ranks 735 out of 6,924Before him are James Hargreaves (1720), Simon Cowell (1959), Willibrord (658), Eleanor Marx (1855), Susan Boyle (1961), and Terence Stamp (1938). After him are Bernard Cornwell (1944), Edward B. Titchener (1867), Peter Cushing (1913), Lady Margaret Beaufort (1443), Mary, Princess Royal and Countess of Harewood (1897), and Desmond Morris (1928).

Among MUSICIANS In United Kingdom

Among musicians born in United Kingdom, John Paul Jones ranks 41Before him are Chris Slade (1946), Malcolm Young (1953), George Martin (1926), Nick Mason (1944), Jacqueline du Pré (1945), and Roger Glover (1945). After him are John Cale (1942), Bill Wyman (1936), Pete Townshend (1945), Ian Paice (1948), Ian Curtis (1956), and Keith Moon (1946).