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The London Riots Tour
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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

23rd August 1946 Legendary The Who drummer Keith Moon was born in Wembley, London.

23rd August 1940 German Luftwaffe begins night bombing on London

23rd August 1933 First televised boxing match took place in London, between Archie Sexton and Laurie Raiteri.

23rd August 1905 Born today: Leonard Constant Lambert, London England, composer (King Pest)

23rd August 1617 1st one-way streets open (London)

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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