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Robert Anthony Plant CBE (born 20 August 1948, West Bromwich, Staffordshire, England) is a British rock famous for being the lead vocalist of one of the most influential bands of all time: Led Zeppelin. He is known for his powerful style and wide vocal range. After Led Zeppelin’s breakup following the sudden death of drummer John Bonham in 1980, Plant pursued a successful solo career. Popular tracks from this period include “Big Log”, “Tall Cool One”, “In the Mood”, and “I Believe”. Throughout his career, he’s been influenced by many styles such as , , , , and more.

In 1984, Plant formed a short-lived all-star rock group with musicians Jimmy Page (also of Led Zeppelin), Jeff Beck, and Phil Collins called The Honeydrippers. The band had a Top Ten hit with their song “Sea of Love”, a remake of the Phil Phillips’ chestnut. Plant’s also notably performed with Page in the outfit Page & Plant.

Plant’s love of the music of Morocco led him to a new collaboration called Robert Plant And The Strange Sensation. The band’s releases met with critical acclaim and numerous Grammy nominations. They completed a notable 2006 tour of Europe in September.

In 2007, Plant began recording and performing with American star Alison Krauss. A duet album, Raising Sand, was released on 23 October 2007 on Rounder records. The album, recorded in Nashville and Los Angeles and produced by T-Bone Burnett, met with enormous critical and commercial success. Tours have reached devoted audiences in multiple cities.

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