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Robert Plant: Pictures at Eleven

Review by Mick Farren, Trouser Press, October 1982

IT'S ALWAYS HARD to know what to do when the drummer drops dead. The Who and the New York Dolls recruited new ones and pressed ...

Robert Plant’s Record Collection

Guide by Mat Snow, Q, May 1990

BACK IN the Spring of 1968, things aren't looking too rosy for 19-year-old singer Robert Plant. His promising group The Band Of Joy have just ...

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Robert Plant (2003)

Interview by Gavin Martin, Rock's Backpages Audio, 2003

On life after Zep: travel, the accolades of fame, Abba, Graham Greene, Wolverhampton Wanderers, and remembering John Bonham

File format: mp3; in 2 parts, total file sizes: 45.5mb, total interview length: 49' 43" sound quality: ****

Robert Plant (2003)

Interview by Barney Hoskyns, Rock's Backpages Audio, September 2003

A somewhat wind-blown interview: on digging back into his pre-Zep archives for Sixty Six to Timbuktu; discovering his voice as a young singer; life and career post-Zeppelin.

File format: mp3; in 3 parts, total file sizes: 63.8mb, total interview length: 1h 9' 44" sound quality: **

ARTICLES IN LIBRARY

Robert Plant: Down To The Roots

Interview by Richard Williams, Melody Maker, September 1970

ROBERT PLANT lives in an old, rambling farmhouse near Kidderminster, on the edge of the Black Country, with his wife Maureen, baby daughter Carmen, dog ...

Robert Plant: Plantations

Interview by Chris Charlesworth, Creem, May 1976

SHOULD RALPH NADER JOIN LED ZEPPELIN? ...

Robert Plant: Into The Light

Interview by John Hutchinson, Record Magazine, September 1983

Led Zeppelin now a fond but distant memory, Robert Plant turns his attention towards a new solo album, a new band and a world tour ...

Hot Dog To Big Log: Robert Plant Hits The Road

Interview by Dave DiMartino, Creem, October 1983

"WHY DON'T you take off your clothes?" asks Robert Plant, grinning, clutching at the bare white towel wrapped around his waist. ...

Percy Pulls It Off !

Interview by Mat Snow, NME, June 1985

Yes, the one-time wild man of rock Robert ‘Percy’ Plant in "interesting solo album" shock! And now he tells it like it is, jumps to ...

Robert Plant: Deference to the Taskmaster

Interview by Steven Rosen, Guitar World, July 1986

In team play, where everything clicks, somebody has to call the shots. ...

Robert Plant: Guilty!

Interview by Tom Hibbert, Q, March 1988

"I CAN'T BLAME anybody for hating Led Zeppelin. If you absolutely hated 'Stairway To Heaven', nobody can blame you for that because it was, um...so ...

Robert Plant, Technobilly

Interview by Chuck Eddy, Creem, June 1988

A FEW MONTHS back, Robert Plant walked into Atlantic Records' London offices and played 'Scream', by Ralph Nielsen & The Chancellors. Now, I dunno if ...

Robert Plant

Retrospective and Interview by Danny Fields, Details, July 1988

"Well, don't forget that the reason people dress up and become rock 'n'roll stars is because I think we have something wrong with us anyway. ...

Robert Plant: Manic Nirvana

Review by Mat Snow, Q, April 1990

ROBERT PLANT'S ALBUM Now And Zen was one of 1988's more delightful surprises: whilst quoting in jest from his own proud past in Led Zeppelin ...

Robert Plant: Zeppelin Man Takes the High Road to Nirvana

Interview by Steve Turner, Times, The, June 1990

This month’s tour by Robert Plant, which reaches England tonight, has been his first European jaunt since his days with Led Zeppelin, the band which ...

Lunching with the Elder Statesmen of Charity Rock: The Nordoff-Robbins Concert, Knebworth

Review by Barney Hoskyns, Times, The, July 1990

WHEN QUINCY JONES gathered together his USA For Africa superstars to record 'We are the World' five years ago, he pinned a sign outside the ...

Knebworth 90: The Billion Dollar Buskers

Live Review by Mat Snow, Q, August 1990

IN DAYS OF yore, the elders tell, the grassy slopes of Knebworth would resound to the pagan strains of Lynyrd Skynyrd, The Allman Brothers and ...

The Bong Remains The Same: Led Zeppelin Meet Dread Zeppelin (Almost)

Report and Interview by Terry Staunton, NME, August 1990

"After half an hour Elvis' bodyguards motioned that it was time to go. As they were leaving Robert gushed, 'Elvis, you're my idol. Thanks for ...

Robert Plant: An Interview

Interview by Cliff Jones, Rock CD, April 1993

FOR A MAN who's spent the last 20 years protesting that his own colourful history is of little interest to him, it comes as a ...

Robert Plant: Last of the Red-Hot Rock Stars

Report and Interview by Deborah Frost, Spin, September 1993

"CAMION! CAMION!" comes the cry from the front seat of the rented Mercedes wagon. "I don't have time to die!" ...

Robert Plant: Ramble On

Report and Interview by Mark Petracca, Creem, September 1993

ROBERT PLANT, looking very fresh with only 27 years of rock 'n' rolling under his belt and leather jeans, is seated in the lone hotel ...

Robert Plant Unledded

Interview by Alvaro Costa, unpublished, 1995

ROCK GODS SHOULD never leave their Olympus, in particular if they happen to stroll along a Parisian street during the city's Marathon. ...

Robert Plant: Dreamland

Review by Mat Snow, MOJO, July 2002

IT'S NOT a question much asked, but what if Messrs Page and Jones had managed to secure the services of their first choice, Terry Reid, ...

Mountain Man: Robert Plant Goes Back to his Welsh Roots

Interview by Barney Hoskyns, Tracks, 2003

WHEN YOU'RE TOLD that Robert Plant will meet you on the platform of Machynlleth station in southern Snowdonia, you figure, "Sure, some hapless lackey will ...

Stairway to Snowdonia: Rapping with Robert Plant

Interview by Barney Hoskyns, Rock's Backpages, October 2003

For Robert Plant, life after Led Zeppelin has been anything but predictable. Resisting attempts to coast on the Zep legend, Percy has trodden his own ...

Robert Plant and Alison Krauss: Raising Sand

Review by Pete Paphides, Times, The, October 2007

OUT OF THE BLUE, Jo Bartlett, the co-organiser of the small folk festival, Green Man, received a phone call one day from someone purporting to ...

Robert Plant and Alison Krauss: Raising Sand

Review by Bud Scoppa, Uncut, 2008

THE PAIRING OF the wily old tomcat and the classy country thrush turns out as magically in reality as it seemed unlikely on paper. ...

Robert Plant, Justin Adams & Juldeh Camara

Interview by Stephen Dalton, National, The, April 2009

A LIGHT BREEZE of mellifluous music wafts from behind the half-open door of a long, low, bunker-like building nestled deep in the English countryside. Inside ...

Robert Plant: Band of Joy (Decca)

Review by Barney Hoskyns, Rock's Backpages, September 2010

NOTE: Herewith an expanded version of a review written for Classic Rock magazine... BH ...

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