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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

26th June 1973 London production of Grease premieres

26th June 1955 Born today: Mick Jones, London, rock vocalist/guitarist (Clash-Havana 3 AM)

26th June 1946 Born today: Clive Francis, London England, actor (Masada)

26th June 1933 Born today: Claudio Abbado, Milan Italy, composer/conductor (London Symphony Orchestra 1982)

26th June 1909 Victoria and Albert Museum opens in London

26th June 1902 The Coronation of Edward VII has to be postponed due to the future king's appendicitis.go to related location

26th June 1902 Rioting in Watford after coronation festivities cancelled.

26th June 1816 The first prisoners, all women, admitted to newly built MillBank Prison in London.go to related location

The Tower House



The Tower House

Jimmy Page of Led Zeppelin lived here in the mid 1970's.

Location: 29 Melbury Road, Kensington, London

Description: Jimmy Page of rock gods Led Zeppelin lived in The Tower House here that was built by legendary architect William Burges in 1877. Jimmy Page bought it in April 1974 from its former resident, Irish actor and hellraiser Richard Harris. Harris bought it in 1968 when he discovered that Liberace had tried to buy it but failed to place a deposit.

Filmmaker Kenneth Anger lived in Page's basement at the Tower House while he was editing the film Lucifer Rising & countless Zep songs have been composed in the music room.

Tagged in this Tour: London September 2011

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The Tower House

Jimmy Page of Led Zeppelin lived here in the mid 1970's.


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I went for a visit when in London lovely place. Am owner of http://www.JimmyPage.co.uk sadly I never saw him. (Greig)
Posted by Greig on 2010-09-13
Actually jimmy still lives in that house, Ive met him in August and I had been waiting all day long for him. (roberta)
Posted by roberta on 2010-01-30
Phil Fox picked a fight with me when I told him that I had to do yoga because my back was bad after a swine flu injection. (richard)
Posted by richard on 2009-11-22
Jimmy Page still uses the house as his principal London address today. I visited the house in July 09 and he wandered out to the shops. (John W)
Posted by John W on 2009-07-04
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