Robert Plant - Sondz

Overview

Robert Anthony Plant (born 20 August 1948) is an English singer and songwriter, best known as the lead singer and lyricist of the English rock band Led Zeppelin for all of its existence from 1968 up until 1980, when the band broke up due to the death of fellow bandmate, drummer John Bonham.

Plant enjoyed great success with Led Zeppelin from the late 1960s to the end of the 1970s. He developed a compelling image as the charismatic rock-and-roll front man, similar to those of contemporaries such as Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones, Roger Daltrey of the Who, Jim Morrison of the Doors, and Freddie Mercury of Queen. With his mane of long blond curly hair and powerful, bare-chested appearance, Plant helped to create the "god of rock and roll" or "rock god" archetype. Although Led Zeppelin dissolved in 1980, Plant has occasionally collaborated with Jimmy Page on various projects in later years, including forming a short-lived supergroup with P...

Facts

Born20/8/1948 (Age: 73), in West Bromwich
AreaUnited Kingdom
Years active54
StatusActive
GenderMale
Role(s)ProducerProducer (co)Lead VocalsVocalHarmonicaMix
Label(s)Es ParanzaRounderFontanaRhinoSwan SongMercury RecordsNonesuchWarner Music UKDecca RecordsAtlantic
Label managementEs Paranza (personal label)Sons of Einion Ltd. (personal publisher)

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Discography

YearTitle
Raise the Roof2021Raise the Roof
Carry Fire2017Carry Fire
Lullaby and... The Ceaseless Roar2014Lullaby and... The Ceaseless Roar
Band of Joy2010Band of Joy
Raising Sand2007Raising Sand
Dreamland2002Dreamland
Fate of Nations1993Fate of Nations
Manic Nirvana1990Manic Nirvana
Now and Zen1988Now and Zen
Shaken 'n' Stirred1985Shaken 'n' Stirred

Collaborators

NameRole(s)
Phil Johnstone
Phil JohnstoneOrganPianoProducerBackground vocalsElectric pianoHarmonium
Chris Hughes
Chris HughesProducerDrums (drum set)
Mark “Spike” Stent
Mark “Spike” StentProducer (co)Engineer
Tim Palmer
Tim PalmerMixProducer
Mike Gregovich
Mike GregovichEngineerMix
Alison Krauss
Alison KraussCreditFiddle
Mike Piersante
Mike PiersanteMixRecording
Rachael Moore
Rachael MooreAudio (assistant)Recording (additional)
Kevin MacMichael
Kevin MacMichaelGuitarBackground vocals
Phill Brown
Phill BrownProducerEngineer