Led Zeppelin Receive Kennedy Center Honors

35th Kennedy Center Honors - Gala Dinner
35th Kennedy Center Honors - Gala Dinner
WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 1: Jimmy Page of Led Zeppelin and Buddy Guy (R) , two of the seven recipients of the 2012 Kennedy Center Honors, shake hands as they prepare to pose for a photograph following a dinner for Kennedy honorees hosted by U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton at the U.S. Department of State on December 1, 2012 in Washington, DC. The 2012 honorees are Buddy Guy, actor Dustin Hoffman, late-night host David Letterman, dancer Natalia Makarova, and members of the British rock band Led Zeppelin Robert Plant, Jimmy Page, and John Paul Jones. (Photo by Ron Sachs - Pool/Getty Images)
35th Kennedy Center Honors - Gala Dinner
35th Kennedy Center Honors - Gala Dinner
WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 1: (L-R) John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page and Robert Plant of Led Zeppelin speak with Buddy Guy (2nd R) as they prepare to pose for a photograph following a dinner for Kennedy honorees hosted by U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton at the U.S. Department of State on December 1, 2012 in Washington, DC. The 2012 honorees are Buddy Guy, actor Dustin Hoffman, late-night host David Letterman, dancer Natalia Makarova, and members of the British rock band Led Zeppelin Robert Plant, Jimmy Page, and John Paul Jones. (Photo by Ron Sachs - Pool/Getty Images)
35th Kennedy Center Honors - Gala Dinner
35th Kennedy Center Honors - Gala Dinner
WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 1: (L-R) John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page, Robert Plant of Led Zeppelin and Buddy Guy (3rd L) greet U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton as they prepare to pose for a photograph following a dinner for Kennedy honorees hosted by the U.S. Secretary at the U.S. Department of State on December 1, 2012 in Washington, DC. The 2012 honorees are Buddy Guy, actor Dustin Hoffman, late-night host David Letterman, dancer Natalia Makarova, and members of the British rock band Led Zeppelin Robert Plant, Jimmy Page, and John Paul Jones. (Photo by Ron Sachs - Pool/Getty Images)
35th Kennedy Center Honors - Gala Dinner
35th Kennedy Center Honors - Gala Dinner
WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 1: (L-R) John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page, Robert Plant of Led Zeppelin and Buddy Guy (C) talk with U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton as they prepare to pose for a photograph following a dinner for Kennedy honorees hosted by the U.S. Secretary at the U.S. Department of State on December 1, 2012 in Washington, DC. The 2012 honorees are Buddy Guy, actor Dustin Hoffman, late-night host David Letterman, dancer Natalia Makarova, and members of the British rock band Led Zeppelin Robert Plant, Jimmy Page, and John Paul Jones. (Photo by Ron Sachs - Pool/Getty Images)
35th Kennedy Center Honors - Gala Dinner
35th Kennedy Center Honors - Gala Dinner
WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 1: (L-R) John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page, Buddy Guy, Robert Plant, Natalia Makarova and Dustin Hoffman, six of the seven honorees following a dinner for Kennedy honorees hosted by U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton at the U.S. Department of State on December 1, 2012 in Washington, DC. The 2012 honorees are Buddy Guy, actor Dustin Hoffman, late-night host David Letterman, dancer Natalia Makarova, and members of the British rock band Led Zeppelin Robert Plant, Jimmy Page, and John Paul Jones. (Photo by Ron Sachs - Pool/Getty Images)
35th Kennedy Center Honors - Gala Dinner
35th Kennedy Center Honors - Gala Dinner
WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 1: John Paul Jones (L) of Led Zeppelin shakes hands with former U.S President Bill Clinton as fellow honorees Jimmy Page, Robert Plant and Buddy Guy look on, as they prepare to pose for a photograph following a dinner for Kennedy honorees hosted by U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton at the U.S. Department of State on December 1, 2012 in Washington, DC. The 2012 honorees are Buddy Guy, actor Dustin Hoffman, late-night host David Letterman, dancer Natalia Makarova, and members of the British rock band Led Zeppelin Robert Plant, Jimmy Page, and John Paul Jones. (Photo by Ron Sachs - Pool/Getty Images)
35th Kennedy Center Honors - Gala Dinner
35th Kennedy Center Honors - Gala Dinner
WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 1: (L-R) John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page and Robert Plant of Led Zepplin, three of the seven recipients of the 2012 Kennedy Center Honors, pose for a photograph following a dinner for Kennedy honorees hosted by U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton at the U.S. Department of State on December 1, 2012 in Washington, DC. The 2012 honorees are Buddy Guy, actor Dustin Hoffman, late-night host David Letterman, dancer Natalia Makarova, and members of the British rock band Led Zeppelin Robert Plant, Jimmy Page, and John Paul Jones. (Photo by Ron Sachs - Pool/Getty Images)
35th Kennedy Center Honors - Gala Dinner
35th Kennedy Center Honors - Gala Dinner
WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 1: (L-R Back Row) Former U.S. President Bill Clinton, John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, David Letterman (L-R Front Row) U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, Buddy Guy, Natalia Makarova and Dustin Hoffman pose for a photograph following a dinner for Kennedy honorees hosted by U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton at the U.S. Department of State on December 1, 2012 in Washington, DC. The 2012 honorees are Buddy Guy, actor Dustin Hoffman, late-night host David Letterman, dancer Natalia Makarova, and members of the British rock band Led Zeppelin Robert Plant, Jimmy Page, and John Paul Jones. (Photo by Ron Sachs - Pool/Getty Images)
35th Kennedy Center Honors - Gala Dinner
35th Kennedy Center Honors - Gala Dinner
WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 1: (L-R) Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, and John Paul Jones of Led Zepplin arrive for a dinner for Kennedy honorees hosted by U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton at the U.S. Department of State on December 1, 2012 in Washington, DC. The 2012 honorees are Buddy Guy, actor Dustin Hoffman, late-night host David Letterman, dancer Natalia Makarova, and members of the British rock band Led Zeppelin Robert Plant, Jimmy Page, and John Paul Jones. (Photo by Ron Sachs - Pool/Getty Images)
35th Kennedy Center Honors - Gala Dinner
35th Kennedy Center Honors - Gala Dinner
WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 1: (L-R) Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, and John Paul Jones of Led Zepplin arrive for a dinner for Kennedy honorees hosted by U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton at the U.S. Department of State on December 1, 2012 in Washington, DC. The 2012 honorees are Buddy Guy, actor Dustin Hoffman, late-night host David Letterman, dancer Natalia Makarova, and members of the British rock band Led Zeppelin Robert Plant, Jimmy Page, and John Paul Jones. (Photo by Ron Sachs - Pool/Getty Images)
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From left, surviving Led Zeppelin band members Robert Plant, Jimmy Page and John Paul Jones listen during an event in the East Room of the White House December 2, 2012 in Washington. US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama attended the event at the White House with the 2012 Kennedy Center Honorees to celebrate their contribution to the arts before heading to the Kennedy Center for the honors program. AFP PHOTO/Brendan SMIALOWSKI (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)
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From left, surviving Led Zeppelin band members Robert Plant, Jimmy Page and John Paul Jones listen during an event in the East Room of the White House on December 2, 2012 in Washington. US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama attended the event at the White House with the 2012 Kennedy Center Honorees to celebrate their contribution to the arts before heading to the Kennedy Center for the honors program. AFP PHOTO/Brendan SMIALOWSKI (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)
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From left, Kennedy Center Honorees, the surviving members of Led Zeppelin Robert Plant, Jimmy Page and John Paul Jones, ballerina Natalia Makarova, comedian and late night talk show host David Letterman, actor Dustin Hoffman and Blues musician Buddy Guy listen as US President Barack Obama speaks during an event in the East Room of the White House on December 2, 2012 in Washington. Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama attended the event at the White House with the 2012 Kennedy Center Honorees to celebrate their contribution to the arts before heading to the Kennedy Center for the honors program. AFP PHOTO/Brendan SMIALOWSKI (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)
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From left, Kennedy Center Honorees, the surviving members of Led Zeppelin Robert Plant, Jimmy Page and John Paul Jones, ballerina Natalia Makarova, comedian and late night talk show host David Letterman, actor Dustin Hoffman and Blues musician Buddy Guy listen as US President Barack Obama speaks during an event in the East Room of the White House on December 2, 2012 in Washington. Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama attended the event at the White House with the 2012 Kennedy Center Honorees to celebrate their contribution to the arts before heading to the Kennedy Center for the honors program. AFP PHOTO/Brendan SMIALOWSKI (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)
Obama Attends 35th Annual Kennedy Center Honors
Obama Attends 35th Annual Kennedy Center Honors
WASHINGTON - DECEMBER 2: Robert Plant (L) and Jimmy Page of the band Led Zeppelin attend the Kennedy Center Honors reception at the White House on December 2, 2012 in Washington, DC. The Kennedy Center Honors recognized seven individuals - Buddy Guy, Dustin Hoffman, David Letterman, Natalia Makarova, John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page, and Robert Plant - for their lifetime contributions to American culture through the performing arts. (Photo by Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)
Obama Attends 35th Annual Kennedy Center Honors
Obama Attends 35th Annual Kennedy Center Honors
WASHINGTON - DECEMBER 2: (AFP OUT) Robert Plant (C) of the band Led Zeppelin attend the Kennedy Center Honors reception at the White House on December 2, 2012 in Washington, DC. The Kennedy Center Honors recognized seven individuals - Buddy Guy, Dustin Hoffman, David Letterman, Natalia Makarova, John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page, and Robert Plant - for their lifetime contributions to American culture through the performing arts. (Photo by Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)
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(L-R) Led Zeppelin band members Robert Plant, Jimmy Page, John Paul Jones listen during an event in the East Room of the White House December 2, 2012 in Washington, DC. US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama attended the event at the White House with the 2012 Kennedy Center Honorees to celebrate their contribution to the arts before heading to the Kennedy Center for the honors program. AFP PHOTO/Brendan SMIALOWSKI (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)
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(L-R) Led Zeppelin band members Robert Plant, Jimmy Page, John Paul Jones listen during an event in the East Room of the White House December 2, 2012 in Washington, DC. US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama attended the event at the White House with the 2012 Kennedy Center Honorees to celebrate their contribution to the arts before heading to the Kennedy Center for the honors program. AFP PHOTO/Brendan SMIALOWSKI (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)
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Led Zeppelin band members Robert Plant (L) and Jimmy Page listen during an event in the East Room of the White House December 2, 2012 in Washington, DC. US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama attended the event at the White House with the 2012 Kennedy Center Honorees to celebrate their contribution to the arts before heading to the Kennedy Center for the honors program. AFP PHOTO/Brendan SMIALOWSKI (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)
Obama Attends 35th Annual Kennedy Center Honors
Obama Attends 35th Annual Kennedy Center Honors
WASHINGTON - DECEMBER 2: (AFP OUT) Jimmy Page (L) and Robert Plant of the band Led Zeppelin attend the Kennedy Center Honors reception at the White House on December 2, 2012 in Washington, DC. The Kennedy Center Honors recognized seven individuals - Buddy Guy, Dustin Hoffman, David Letterman, Natalia Makarova, John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page, and Robert Plant - for their lifetime contributions to American culture through the performing arts. (Photo by Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)
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US President Barack Obama (2L) greets Led Zeppelin band members Robert Plant (L), Jimmy Page (2R) and John Paul Jones after an event in the East Room of the White House December 2, 2012 in Washington, DC. US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama attended the event at the White House with the 2012 Kennedy Center Honorees to celebrate their contribution to the arts before heading to the Kennedy Center for the honors program. AFP PHOTO/Brendan SMIALOWSKI (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)
Obama Attends 35th Annual Kennedy Center Honors
Obama Attends 35th Annual Kennedy Center Honors
WASHINGTON - DECEMBER 2: (AFP OUT) President Barack Obama shakes hands with Jimmy Page of the band Led Zeppelin after giving remarks at the Kennedy Center Honors reception at the White House on December 2, 2012 in Washington, DC. The Kennedy Center Honors recognized seven individuals - Buddy Guy, Dustin Hoffman, David Letterman, Natalia Makarova, John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page, and Robert Plant - for their lifetime contributions to American culture through the performing arts. (Photo by Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)
Obama Attends 35th Annual Kennedy Center Honors
Obama Attends 35th Annual Kennedy Center Honors
WASHINGTON - DECEMBER 2: (AFP OUT) Robert Plant, Jimmy Page, and John Paul Jones (L-R) of the band Led Zeppelin attend the Kennedy Center Honors reception at the White House on December 2, 2012 in Washington, DC. The Kennedy Center Honors recognized seven individuals - Buddy Guy, Dustin Hoffman, David Letterman, Natalia Makarova, John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page, and Robert Plant - for their lifetime contributions to American culture through the performing arts. (Photo by Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)
Obama Attends 35th Annual Kennedy Center Honors
Obama Attends 35th Annual Kennedy Center Honors
WASHINGTON - DECEMBER 2: (AFP OUT) Jimmy Page of the band Led Zeppelin attend the Kennedy Center Honors reception at the White House on December 2, 2012 in Washington, DC. The Kennedy Center Honors recognized seven individuals - Buddy Guy, Dustin Hoffman, David Letterman, Natalia Makarova, John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page, and Robert Plant - for their lifetime contributions to American culture through the performing arts. (Photo by Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)
Obama Attends 35th Annual Kennedy Center Honors
Obama Attends 35th Annual Kennedy Center Honors
WASHINGTON - DECEMBER 2: (AFP OUT) Robert Plant of the band Led Zeppelin attend the Kennedy Center Honors reception at the White House on December 2, 2012 in Washington, DC. The Kennedy Center Honors recognized seven individuals - Buddy Guy, Dustin Hoffman, David Letterman, Natalia Makarova, John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page, and Robert Plant - for their lifetime contributions to American culture through the performing arts. (Photo by Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)
Obama Attends 35th Annual Kennedy Center Honors
Obama Attends 35th Annual Kennedy Center Honors
WASHINGTON - DECEMBER 2: (AFP OUT) John Paul Jones of the band Led Zeppelin attend the Kennedy Center Honors reception at the White House on December 2, 2012 in Washington, DC. The Kennedy Center Honors recognized seven individuals - Buddy Guy, Dustin Hoffman, David Letterman, Natalia Makarova, John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page, and Robert Plant - for their lifetime contributions to American culture through the performing arts. (Photo by Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)
Obama Attends 35th Annual Kennedy Center Honors
Obama Attends 35th Annual Kennedy Center Honors
WASHINGTON - DECEMBER 2: (AFP OUT) President Barack Obama shakes hands with John Paul Jones of the band Led Zeppelin after giving remarks at the Kennedy Center Honors reception at the White House on December 2, 2012 in Washington, DC. The Kennedy Center Honors recognized seven individuals - Buddy Guy, Dustin Hoffman, David Letterman, Natalia Makarova, John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page, and Robert Plant - for their lifetime contributions to American culture through the performing arts. (Photo by Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)
Obama Attends 35th Annual Kennedy Center Honors
Obama Attends 35th Annual Kennedy Center Honors
WASHINGTON - DECEMBER 2: (AFP OUT) Robert Plant, Jimmy Page, and John Paul Jones (L-R) of the band Led Zeppelin attend the Kennedy Center Honors reception at the White House on December 2, 2012 in Washington, DC. The Kennedy Center Honors recognized seven individuals - Buddy Guy, Dustin Hoffman, David Letterman, Natalia Makarova, John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page, and Robert Plant - for their lifetime contributions to American culture through the performing arts. (Photo by Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)
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(L-R) Kennedy Center Honorees Robert Plant of Led Zeppelin, Jimmy Page of Led Zeppelin, John Paul Jones of Led Zeppelin, ballerina Natalia Makarova, comedian and late night talk show host David Letterman, actor Dustin Hoffman and Blues musician Buddy Guy wait for an event in the East Room of the White House December 2, 2012 in Washington, DC. US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama attended the event at the White House with the 2012 Kennedy Center Honorees to celebrate their contribution to the arts before heading to the Kennedy Center for the honors program. AFP PHOTO/Brendan SMIALOWSKI (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)
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From left Kennedy Center Honorees John Paul Jones of Led Zeppelin, Robert Plant of Led Zeppelin, Jimmy Page of Led Zeppelin, comedian and late night talk show host David Letterman, Blues musician Buddy Guym ballerina Natalia Makarova and actor Dustin Hoffman and US First Lady Michelle Obama and US President Barack Obama listen to the US national anthem during the 2012 Kennedy Center Honors at the Kennedy Center December 2, 2012 in Washington, DC. Robert Plant of Led Zeppelin, Jimmy Page of Led Zeppelin, John Paul Jones of Led Zeppelin, ballerina Natalia Makarova, comedian and late night talk show host David Letterman, actor Dustin Hoffman and Blues musician Buddy Guy were each honored for their lifetime contributions to the arts. AFP PHOTO/Brendan SMIALOWSKI (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)
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