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David Coverdale

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22 Sep 1951
Great Britain Great Britain

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Person David Coverdale

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Biography

Coverdale & Page was a collaboration band featuring Whitesnake and former Deep Purple lead vocalist David Coverdale, and former Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page. The partnership between the two artists commenced in 1991 and resulted in an album, Coverdale & Page, in 1993. They also released five singles: "Pride and Joy", "Shake My Tree", "Take Me for a Little While", "Take a Look at Yourself" and "Over Now".
It has been suggested that Page collaborated with Coverdale in order to irk Page's former Led Zeppelin band-member Robert Plant, who up to that point had been reluctant to re-unite with Page.[1] In interviews at the time, Plant expressed some derision at the guitarist's collaboration with Coverdale.[2] Rumours emerged that Coverdale and Page would be joined by John Paul Jones and Jason Bonham in a reformed Led Zeppelin, but this did not pan out.[citation needed]
This studio album marked a return to commercial success for Page since his days with Led Zeppelin. However, after a series of concerts in Japan, sluggish tickets sales for a subsequent world tour resulted in the partnership being dissolved. Page subsequently teamed up with Plant for an "UnLedded" MTV project and Coverdale re-appeared from time to time with different Whitesnake line-ups.

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Deep Purple (lead vocals)
1973 August - 1976 March
Whitesnake (lead vocals)
2001 - Present, 1996 - 1996, 1993 - 1993, 1977 - 1990

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Discography

Studio Album

1976
Album has 4 releases
1977
Album has 3 releases
1992
Album has 8 releases

Single

1992
Album has 2 releases
1992
Album has 2 releases