It was a creative highlight of his career, but despite a hit in "Little by Little," the album sold poorly, and the rumblings about a Zeppelin reunion mounted.Plant took the next few years off, then answered the call for Zeppelin material with 1988's Now & Zen, which featured samples from his old group (plus selections from its vault on the subsequent tour).1, teaming with Page and other guests on influential roots rock material.Refusing to be typecast, Plant then threw a major curve with Shaken 'n' Stirred, the 1985 album that approximated new wave through the synthesizer embellishments of keyboardist Jezz Woodroffe and guitarist Robbie Blunt, plus Hayward's use of electronic drums.In 1968, a naïve young singer from the Black Country hills in England named Robert Plant was discovered wailing the blues by veteran session guitarist Jimmy Page and bassist/keyboardist John Paul Jones.When Plant recommended his friend John Bonham as the drummer, one of the most successful bands in rock history was born: Led Zeppelin.“Black Dog” (original here) begins with Jimmy Page’s unmistakable intro riff picked out on a banjo while Plant goofs around and attempts a two-step.
We were away from our usual environments so we just had to go with what we felt – it made for a very exciting recording process, though.
Robert Anthony Plant was born on 20 August 1948, in the Black Country town of West Bromwich, Staffordshire to Robert C.
Plant, a qualified civil engineer who worked in the Royal Air Force during World War II, When I was a kid I used to hide behind the curtains at home at Christmas and I used to try and be Elvis.
Alison Krauss is renowned for her clear, angelic voice and exquisite harmonies and has been awarded no fewer than 26 Grammy awards.
Krauss and her band, Union Station, are known here as ambassadors of bluegrass music, and their albums have sold more than 11 million copies.
Robert Plant is patiently standing in a spacious dark wood and stained glass appointed event room on an upper floor of The Bowery Hotel, a trendy "it" spot on the Lower East Side of Manhattan.