Remembering Peter Grant

Peter Grant and Zep
Grant with Jimmy Page and Robert Plant

On This Date, November 21st In 1995: Peter Grant, manager of The Yardbirds, Led Zeppelin and Bad Company, died of a heart attack. He was 60 years old. Grant was a total bad ass who has been described as “one of the shrewdest and most ruthless managers in rock history.” He is widely credited with improving pay and conditions for musicians in dealings with concert promoters.

Advertisements

Please Leave a Comment!

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.