Dublin Concert Flyer hand signed by Robert Plant, Michael Sanchez and Ricky Cool
Dublin Concert Flyer hand signed by Robert Plant, Michael Sanchez and Ricky Cool. Feb 1986 at The Dublin Castle.
Robert Plant CBE (born 20 August 1948) is an English singer, songwriter, and musician. Best known as the lead singer and lyricist of the rock band Led Zeppelin along side Jimmy Page, John Bonham and John Paul Jones. A powerful and wide vocal range (particularly evident in his high pitched vocals) has given him a successful solo career spanning over 30 years. Plant is regarded as one of the greatest singers in the history of rock and roll. He has influenced fellow rock singer songwriters such as Freddie Mercury, Axl Rose and Chris Cornell. In 2006, Heavy Metal magazine Hit Parader named Plant the “Greatest Metal Vocalist of All Time”. 2009, he was voted “the greatest voice in rock” in a poll conducted by Planet Rock.
In 1968. Guitarist Jimmy Page was in search of a lead singer for his new band and met Plant. After being turned down by his first choice, Terry Reid. Who referred him to a show at a teacher training college in Birmingham (where Plant was singing in a band named Obs Tweedle).
In 2008, Rolling Stone editors ranked him number 15 on their list of the 100 best singers of all time. In 2011, Rolling Stone readers ranked Robert the greatest of all lead singers.
Jesus Miguel “Mike” Sanchez (born 17 February 1964) is a rhythm and blues singer; pianist and songwriter of Spanish English heritage.
Ricky Cool first burst onto the scene in the 1970’s. He co founded The Big Town Playboys, the band that nurtured the talent of Mike Sanchez. Ricky Cool and the Rialtos became the nucleus of Robert Plant’s first Honeydrippers line up.