Led Zeppelin fan returns Jimmy Page's guitar case to him after 47 years

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A Led Zeppelin fan helped reunite Jimmy Page with an electric guitar case that was used to transport his “Number One” ‘59 Les Paul Standard in the early '70s.

In a detailed Facebook post, the fan, Jeff Curtis, recounted going to see Led Zeppelin at New York’s Nassau Coliseum in 1972. Following the show, Bonham’s drum tech, Mick Hinton, brought him down to the stage to help load out some of the equipment.

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Richard Bienstock

Rich is the co-author of the best-selling Nöthin' But a Good Time: The Uncensored History of the '80s Hard Rock Explosion. He is also a recording and performing musician, and a former editor of Guitar World magazine and executive editor of Guitar Aficionado magazine. He has authored several additional books, among them Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, the companion to the documentary of the same name.