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John Bonham Outtakes

On this page you will find links to 23 solo drum tracks played by John Bonham!
See the F.A.Q below to find out more about the tracks.

Download Options:

  1. You can download all 23 tracks quickly here. 32.6MB
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  2. Download tracks individually from Salad Records site.
  3. Download this torrent from Pirate Bay.

F.A.Q on these tracks:

Where Are These Drum Tracks From?
  These MP3 files have been floating around on the web for many years. However it's still unknown how they were leaked onto the internet.
Which songs are included in this collection?
  You can take a look at the track names for a summary on the tracks included.
What Album Were These Drum Tracks From?
  They are all from Led Zeppelins 8th studio album 'In Through the Out Door', which the band recorded at Polar Studios* from November, finishing in December 1978. (*A recording studio located in Stockholm, Sweden, and was founded by members of ABBA in 1978.)
Were These Takes Used On The Final Version Of The Album?
  None of these drum tracks were on the final album, as they are all outtakes.
How Do I Know This Is Really John Bonham?
  If you listen carefully at the beginning of Track 22 ('Fool In The Rain') you can here John Henry Bonham's voice counting in to the song. You can also hear Robert Plant's vocals, along with Jimmy Page's guitar in the bits where the drums cut out.


If you know the name of any of the drum tracks, please email me with the details and I will update the page.

This poor guy paid $132.50 on eBay for the Exact Same tracks that you can find for free from this very page. My deepest sympathies go out to this ignorant man and his poor family:

Here's another: