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Led Zeppelin’s Jimmy Page Awarded Honorary Doctorate From Berklee

BOSTON (CBS) — Graduating seniors at the Berklee College of Music got quite a treat on Saturday.

Jimmy Page, the founder of Led Zeppelin was the commencement speaker at the graduation ceremony held at the Agannis Arena. Page also received an honorary doctorate.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Kim Tunnicliffe reports

 

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Page told the 900 graduates that there is no bigger joy than doing what you love.
“In bringing joy and pleasure to other people, it can’t be pretty much better than that, can it?” he asked the graduates.

Geri Allen, Valerie Simpson and Thara Memory also received honorary doctorates during Berklee’s commencement ceremony.

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