Birth Name: John Henry Bonham
Born: 31 May 1948 Died: 25 September 1980
Born and residing in: United Kingdom
Height: 5' 10"
Relationship Status: Married
Partner: Pat Phillips
John Bonham is still regularly voted in polls as the greatest and most influential rock drummer of all time, an opinion which has also been expressed by the likes of Roger Taylor of Queen, Dave Grohl of Nirvana and Chad Smith of the Red Hot Chili Peppers.
He started playing drums at the age of five using a makeshift kit and later progressed to real drums. His influences included great American jazz drummers such as Gene Krupa and Buddy Rich. He played in a series of bands and form