Band Name Origins

led zeppelin

Thanks to the Band Name Origins list, I now know how Led Zeppelin got their name.

Keith Moon told Jimmy Page and John Paul Jones that their new project would go over like a lead balloon, hence, Led Zeppelin. The ‘Led’ spelling was to make sure people pronounced the name right.

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  1. I heard Paul McCartney had to pay a big wad of dough to the original owners of the band name ‘Wings’. Whoops! He should of used http://www.bandnamr.com … It’s a free site that protects and promotes bands.

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