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After all of the accusations of David Coverdale “ripping off” Led Zeppelin in his group, Whitesnake, skeptics continued to improve their eyebrows when founding Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Web page united with Coverdale through the early ‘90s within the super group, Coverdale/Web page. Although the cooperation was a fleeting one, it do spawn an record (which unsurprisingly, was extremely Zep derivative), along with a smattering of live schedules. To recap, Coverdale initial came to the eye of rock and roll fans as an alternative for vocalist Ian Gillan in Deep Crimson in 1973, before introducing Whitesnake through the past due ‘70s. During the period of a number of bluesy hard rock and roll albums, Whitesnake developed a substantial pursuing within the U.K., but didn’t breakthrough within the U.S. This all transformed though within the middle- to past due ‘80s, when Coverdale honed in on the Zeppelin audio with such strike albums as 1984’s Glide It In, 1987’s mega-seller Whitesnake, and 1989’s Slide from the Tongue. With the dawn from the ‘90s, Coverdale place the group on keep — choosing to come out from the limelight for a short spell. Being a founding person in Led Zeppelin (and previously an associate from the Yardbirds), Jimmy Web page became among rock’s top guitarists and songwriters — penning countless surroundings guitar classics through the entire ‘60s and ‘70s. But with Zeppelin’s divided in past due 1980 (because of drummer John Bonham’s loss of life), Web page spent the rest from the decade reappearing on the sporadic basis — including composing the film soundtrack for Loss of life Wish II, introducing a short union with previous Free/Bad Firm vocalist Paul Rodgers within the Firm, and also issuing his initial official solo record, Outrider. Rumors continuing to swirl about an impending Led Zeppelin reunion through everything, and come the first ‘90s, it made an appearance as though it could finally go to fruition. Nevertheless, when previous Zep vocalist Robert Plant started to possess cold feet regarding the reunion, the program was nixed. Because of this, Web page united with Coverdale (which some experienced was Page’s method of “obtaining back again” at Flower). The task officially started in 1991, nevertheless, no recordings had been released until 1993, when an 11- monitor debut, Coverdale/Web page, premiered. Despite alternative rock and roll being extremely popular on the graphs and radio at that time, the album in the beginning had a solid displaying, peaking at amount five within the U.S. (and finally heading platinum), while such monitors as “Satisfaction and Pleasure” and “Tremble My Tree” gained a great deal of rock and roll radio airplay. Despite its early achievement, the album ultimately sank from view, and a suggested tour of U.S. arenas was axed. Coverdale/Web page did have the ability to play some displays in Japan during Dec of 1993, nevertheless, with a established list that included choices off their debut documenting, in addition to classics from Whitesnake (“Still of the night time,” “Right here I Go Once again,” etc.) and undoubtedly, Led Zeppelin (“Rock and roll N’ Move,” “Kashmir,” “Dark Pet dog,” etc.). This might prove to the finish of the street for Coverdale/Web page, though — as Web page would almost instantly go on to operate once again with Seed (as Web page & Plant, rather than complete Zep reunion), and Coverdale would reappear every once in awhile with different Whitesnake lineups.

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Full Name Coverdale/Page
Music Songs Take Me For A Little While, Shake My Tree, Pride And Joy, Don't Leave Me This Way, Over Now, Whisper A Prayer For The Dying, Take A Look At Yourself, Feeling Hot, Easy Does It, Absolution Blues, Waiting On You
Albums Coverdale•Page


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#Fact
1 Currently, Coverdale is touring USA with a brand new Whitesnake incarnation. [March 2003]
2 Ex-son-in-law of Terry Kitaen.
3 When the Mark II lineup of Deep Purple reunited in 1984, front man Ian Gillan refused to sing material from the three albums recorded with Coverdale.
4 The character Snake Sanders from the video game Rock And Roll Racing was based on Coverdale.
5 The original 1982 version of the Whitesnake classic, "Here I Go Again", featured the line, "Like a hobo, I was born to walk alone", but the 1987 version replaced the word "hobo" with "drifter". In an interview, Coverdale claimed he changed the lyric because he was afraid people would think he was saying homo instead of hobo.
6 Was only 21 years old when he replaced Ian Gillan in Deep Purple.
7 Sang on Deep Purple's "Burn", "Stormbringer" and "Come Taste The Band" albums. Also sang on the "Made In Europe" live album.
8 Only member of Whitesnake to appear on all of their albums.
9 Replaced Ian Gillan as lead singer of Deep Purple.
10 Leader of the band, Whitesnake (1978-1990, 1994-1998, 2002-).
11 Two children: Jessica (b. 1978) by his first wife; Jasper (b. 1996) by his third wife.
12 Sent in a photo of himself, as a boy in a scout uniform, to secure his audition with Deep Purple in 1973.


Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Tähdet, tähdet 2016 TV Series writer - 1 episode
World Championship Snooker 2014-2016 TV Series writer - 3 episodes
UK Championship Snooker 2015 TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Ash vs Evil Dead 2015 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Champion of Champions 2015 TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Lip Sync Battle 2015 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Man Up 2015/I writer: "Here I Go Again"
Strange Magic 2015 writer: "Mistreated"
Born to Be Wild: The Golden Age of American Rock 2014 TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
Snooker: Welsh Open 2013 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Sound City 2013 Documentary writer: "Here I Go Again"
Rock of Ages 2012 writer: "Here I Go Again"
For Ellen 2012 writer: "Still Of The Night"
Metal Evolution 2011 TV Series documentary writer - 2 episodes
Bad Teacher 2011 writer: "Still of the Night"
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 2011 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Chuck 2011 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Fighter 2010/I writer: "Here I Go Again"
Formula 1: BBC Sport 2010 TV Series writer - 2 episodes
'What Lies Beneath' Making Of 2010 Video documentary writer: "Still of the Night"
Brütal Legend 2009 Video Game writer: "Still of the Night"
20 to 1 2009 TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
Fired Up! 2009 writer: "Here I Go Again"
Life 2009 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Adventureland 2009 writer: "Here I Go Again"
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia 2008 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Comebacks 2007 writer: "Slide It in"
World in Conflict 2007 Video Game writer: "Here I Go Again"
Hot Tub: The Urban Legend 2007 Short writer: "Here I Go Again On My Own"
Ride to Live 2007 Short writer: "Still of the Night"
American Dad! 2006 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Canadian Idol 2006 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Comeback Season 2006 writer: "Here I Go Again"
The Office 2005 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Karaoke Revolution Party 2005 Video Game "Here I Go Again"
The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie 2004 "Here I Go Again"
Still Standing 2003 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Old School 2003 writer: "Here I Go Again"
Estradilla: Topi Sorsakoski - kulkukoira 2002 TV Movie writer: "Luotu lähtemään Soldier of Fortune"
Almost Famous 2000 writer: "Burn"
Down to You 2000 writer: "Here I Go Again"
I Still Know What You Did Last Summer 1998 writer: "Here I Go Again"
Beavis and Butt-Head 1994 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Aprender a volar 1994 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Days of Thunder 1990 performer: "The Last Note of Freedom"
Top of the Pops 1978-1987 TV Series writer - 4 episodes

Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Whitesnake: Live... in the Still of the Night 2005 Video
Starkers in Tokyo 1997 Video documentary
Whitesnake: Trilogy 1988 Video documentary short
Whitesnake: Super Rock '84 1985 Video documentary
Whitesnake: Rock in Rio '85 1985 TV Movie
Whitesnake: Fourplay 1983 Video documentary short
Whitesnake Commandos: Donington 1983 1983 Video documentary
Whitesnake: Live in Washington 1980 TV Movie

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Whitesnake: Here I Go Again 1987 Video short Lead Singer
Whitesnake: Is This Love 1987 Video short Lead Singer

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Whitesnake: Made in Japan 2013 Video executive producer

Sound Department

Sound Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Whitesnake: Made in Japan 2013 Video audio mix

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Man Up 2015/I huge thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Ritchie Blackmore Story 2015 Documentary Himself
Whitesnake: Made in Japan 2013 Video Himself
A Passion for the Vine 2012 Documentary
Metal Evolution 2011 TV Series documentary Himself
That Metal Show 2011 TV Series Himself - Guest
100 Greatest Hard Rock Songs 2008 TV Movie Himself
Loose Women 2008 TV Series Himself
Deep Purple: Live in California 1974 2006 Video Himself
Whitesnake: Live... in the Still of the Night 2005 Video Himself (vocals)
50 Sexiest Video Moments 2003 TV Movie documentary Himself
E! True Hollywood Story 2002 TV Series documentary Himself
Starkers in Tokyo 1997 Video documentary Himself
Rock Family Trees 1995 TV Series documentary Himself
Hard 'N Heavy Volume 10 1991 Video documentary Himself - Whitesnake
Whitesnake: Trilogy 1988 Video documentary short Himself
Whitesnake: Super Rock '84 1985 Video documentary Himself
Whitesnake: Rock in Rio '85 1985 TV Movie Himself
Top of the Pops 1982-1984 TV Series Himself
Whitesnake: Fourplay 1983 Video documentary short Himself
Whitesnake Commandos: Donington 1983 1983 Video documentary Himself
Sans soleil 1983 Documentary Himself / Deep Purple singer (uncredited)
Rock Flashback: California Jam 1981 Video Himself
Whitesnake: Live in Washington 1980 TV Movie Himself
The Butterfly Ball 1977 Himself
Deep Purple Rises Over Japan 1975 TV Movie Himself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Deep Purple: Phoenix Rising 2011 Video Himself
Deep Purple: History, Hits & Highlights 2009 Video documentary Himself
Heavy Metal: Louder Than Life 2006 Video documentary Himself
The Greatest 2004 TV Series documentary Himself
Ian Paice: Not for the Pro's 2002 Documentary Himself
Deep Purple: Heavy Metal Pioneers 1991 Video Himself

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#Trademark
1 Often wears a 300-year-old turquoise Navajo bracelet bought in 1974

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