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The Circus Magazine Interview — Robert Plant: 'I've Always Flown The Jolly Roger, But With A Twisted Smile'

Stephen Demorest, Circus, June 1975

ROBERT PLANT is rock 'n roll's definitive front man, a lion-maned athlete and beauty who struts and sings the wares of the world's mightiest band, Led Zeppelin. Already possessed of a remarkable blues voice, he helped shape the vocalist's role as a visual focal point and energy catalyst in the huge arenas the supergroups faced by the early seventies.

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