Robert Plant Autograph Led Zeppelin 1990 photo.
The Manic Nirvana Tour.
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 alongside 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. 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”. Planet Rock in 2009, voted “the greatest voice in rock” in a poll.
In 1968. In search of a lead singer for his new band and met Plant. Who referred him to a show at a teacher training college in Birmingham (where Plant was singing in a band named Obs-Tweedle). “Somebody to Love” by Jefferson Airplane was sung by Plant in front of Page, leading Page to the end of his search
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. Currently touring for many years with his own bands, The Band of Joy and The Strange Sensations. Received countless wonderful reviews of his show and still have the powerful voice he is famous for.
led Zeppelin was formed in London in 1968. The group consisted of guitarist Jimmy Page, singer Robert Plant. Bassist and keyboardist John Paul Jones, and drummer John Bonham. The band’s heavy, guitar-driven sound, rooted in blues and psychedelia on their early albums.