Watch Jimmy Page talk about his ‘Stairway To Heaven’ guitar

Upcoming exhibition will feature 130 historic instruments played by rock legends.

Jimmy Page Celebration Day DVD launch

Jimmy Page at the Led Zeppelin Celebration Day DVD screening launch in London, 2012. Image: Featureflash Photo Agency / Shutterstock.com

Come 8 April, you’ll be able to check out some of Jimmy Page’s legendary music gear at an exhibition held in The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.

Titled “Play It Loud: Instruments Of Rock And Roll”, the exhibition will be a temporary home to 130 iconic instruments including Eric Clapton’s famed Blackie strat, John Lennon’s 12-string Rickenbacker and Eddie Van Halen’s iconic Frankenstrat.

One other rock ’n’ roll treasure on the list is Jimmy Page’s Harmony acoustic guitar, which he describes as the “vehicle” through which the first four Led Zeppelin albums were written, culminating in Stairway To Heaven. He shares more about it in an interview with the Associated Press.

Check it out here:

Play It Loud will run until 1 October. More info at metmuseum.org.

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