Former LED ZEPPELIN guitarist Jimmy Page cast his hand prints in cement Monday (August 23) as the first music legend to feature on London's reply to the Hollywood Walk of Fame (photos: LFI, Film Magic, Wire Image), according to the Associated Press.
"It's a real privilege and a great honor to be the first. I'm really chuffed," said Page, 60. "A Walk of Fame is a fantastic idea, and it's high time we had one in London."
The site of the British version, which will feature popular music giants, is taking shape outside the new Virgin Music superstore on Piccadilly Circus, London's landmark crossroads.
Page predicted it would soon become crowded with hand prints. "If you started putting in all the people I think are deserving, you could cover the whole of London," he said.
LED ZEPPELIN were back on top of the U.S. rock chart last year with a greatest hits album, "How the West Was Won".
Page frequently is rated as one of the greatest rock guitarists in history. In 2002, a readers' survey of Total Guitar magazine rated him No. 2 to the late Jimi Hendrix.
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