Led Zeppelin is a British rock band that formed in London in 1968. The band, which consisted of guitarist Jimmy Page, singer Robert Plant, bassist John Paul Jones, and drummer John Bonham, is widely considered to be one of the greatest and most influential rock bands in the history of music. Led Zeppelin's music blended elements of rock, blues, folk, and world music, and their songs, including " Stairway to Heaven," " Whole Lotta Love," and " Black Dog," became staples of classic rock radio and are still popular today. Led Zeppelin's live performances were legendary, and the band has sold more than 300 million records worldwide, making them one of the best selling music artists of all time. Despite the untimely death of drummer John Bonham in 1980, Led Zeppelin's music continues to be celebrated and admired by fans and musicians around the world.