He sadly died on 25 September 1980, and the ashes were buried at Rushock Parish Church near Cutnall Green.Shortly afterwards Led Zeppelin disbanded, yet they remain a hugely influential band.John's parents knew their young son had a true passion to learn the instrument.
He joined his first semi pro band: Terry Webb & The Spiders.
After playing with Terry Webb for just over a year, he joined A Way of Life in 1966.
That same year, at the age of 17, John married his girlfriend, Pat Phillips, and shortly after, they became parents when their son, Jason, was born.
revealed yesterday that music legend John Bonham could be getting a statue in the town centre.
Plans have been put forward for a large bronze memorial depicting the Led Zeppelin drummer in Mercian Square, off Church Green.