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John Bonham would’ve turned 72 today (May 31.)

While no one has ever really filled the void left by the Led Zeppelin drummer, his son, Jason, has proudly taken the reigns for years and has carried on his father’s legacy.

Jason has sat in for his father notably during Zeppelin’s performance at the 2007 Ahmet Ertegun Tribute Concert and in tribute with Heart in 2012 at the Kennedy Center Honors.  However, let’s look back to a performance in 2009 when he sat in with his father.

As part of Guitar Center’s 21st Annual Drum-Off, Jason played along with a recording of his father during a rousing performance of Zeppelin’s “Moby Dick,” and it is…well, watch for yourself and enjoy!

John Bonham Tribute by Jason Bonham at Guitar Center's 21st Annual Drum-Off (2009)

Jason Bonham performs an emotional tribute to his father John Bonham at Guitar Center's 21st Annual Drum-Off Finals (2009) on January 8, 2010 at The Wiltern ...

 

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