Fresh Air, Marjane Satrapi and Jimmy Page

  • by Terry Gross
  • Narrated by Terry Gross
  • 0 hrs and 51 mins
  • Radio/TV Program

Publisher's Summary

Illustrator Marjane Satrapi and guitar legend Jimmy Page on this edition of Fresh Air. Marjane Satrapi is the author of the memoir, Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood. The book is in the form of an illustrated comic. Satrapi was born in 1969 in Iran, and grew up in Tehran during the Islamic Revolution. Jimmy Page began his career with the Yardbirds in 1966. Two years later, Page formed Led Zeppelin. His powerful playing established the framework for classic tracks like "Whole Lotta Love", "Rock 'N' Roll", "Black Dog", "When The Levee Breaks" and "Achilles Last Stand." Remastered footage from several 1970's Led Zeppelin concerts has just been released on a 2-DVD set. (Broadcast Date: June 2, 2003)

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Book Details

  • Release Date: 06-02-2003
  • Publisher: WHYY-FM