As most readers will know, Jimmy Page became a well-regarded studio musician in Britain in the 1960's before forming Led Zeppelin in 1968. Books have been written about Led Zep, but suffice to say that they remain one of the most important and influential rock acts of all time. The sudden end of the group (in 1980, due to the death of drummer John Bonham) left Page without a clear direction, and for much of the next 15 years he embarked on short-lived collaborations.
In 1988, he released his first solo studio album, Outrider. The album sounded a bit like a (slightly) updated Led Zeppelin, with its stripped down blues/rock sound. Unfortunately, it didn't do all that well -- the album peaked at #26, and none of the singles charted.
In spite of the lack of success, we've always been partial to "Wasting My Time," which was co-written and sung by John Miles. Jason Bonham (Drums) and Tony Franklin (Bass) round out the lineup. While the song doesn't break any new ground, it is a solid track which isn't helped much by the standard performance video. [As an aside, has there ever been a performance video made where the singer is show less frequently?]
Page continued with short-lived projects through the 1990's, but has re-connected with (Led Zeppelin) singer Robert Plant with greater frequency since the mid-1990's. He remains active in the music industry as of this writing.