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.
There was a certain ambience between the curtains and the French windows, there was a certain sound there for a ten-year-old.
(born 20 August 1948) is an English singer, songwriter, and musician, best known as the lead singer and lyricist of the rock band Led Zeppelin.
A powerful and wide vocal range (particularly evident in his high-pitched vocals) has given him a successful singing career spanning over 50 years.
He left King Edward VI Grammar School for Boys in Stourbridge in his mid-teens and developed a strong passion for the blues, mainly through his admiration for Willie Dixon, Robert Johnson and early rendition of songs in this genre.
- on stands and online in the digital archives now (subscription required) — Robert Plant explains to writer Stephen Rodrick why he was unwilling to keep performing with Led Zeppelin after their 2007 reunion concert. "The preparations for it were fraught and intense, but the last rehearsal was really, really good, for all that it represented and all that we were trying to capture. We'll come back to it."- Plant recently flew to Morocco and recreated a legendary trip he went on with Jimmy Page where the duo wrote "Kashmir." "I wanted to go back and take that road," Plant says. It was fucking amazing."Robert Plant Previews Upcoming Band of Joy Album- Tony Blair's religious awakening horrified Plant to the point that he stopped writing new songs.
But I've gone so far somewhere else that I almost can't relate to it... "The last time I lifted a pen was when Tony Blair became a Roman Catholic," he says.
At the beginning Alison thought the songs chosen should be older than herself.
“I wanted it to be earlier than I remembered,” she explains.