Robert Anthony Plant (born 20 August 1948, West Bromwich, Staffordshire, England), is an English rock singer and musician, and was known for being the lead vocalist for rock band Led Zeppelin. In 2007, he recorded an album with bluegrass fiddler Alison Krauss, and toured with her in 2008.
Plant at Birmingham's Symphony Hall (2010)
|Birth name||Robert Anthony Plant|
|Born||20 August 1948|
West Bromwich, (then Staffordshire, now West Midlands), England
|Genres||Rock, hard rock, heavy metal, blues rock, folk rock, world music, country rock|
|Instruments||Vocals, harmonica, percussion, guitar, bass guitar|
|Labels||Atlantic, Swan Song, Es Paranza, Sanctuary, Mercury, Universal, Rounder|
|Associated acts||Band of Joy, Led Zeppelin, The Honeydrippers, Page and Plant, Strange Sensation, Alison Krauss, The New Yardbirds|
- Led Zeppelin Official Site
- Official Robert Plant Homepage
- Interview with Robert Plant
- 1971 Interview with Robert Plant by underground press journalist Rick McGrath.
- 2003 Afropop Worldwide Interview with Robert Plant in Mali
- BBC interview with Robert Plant about the Led Zeppelin reunion
- YouTube video demonstrating Plant's vocal range, both live and in the studio