Robert Plant Led Zeppelin Autographed Flyer
Monday 2nd September Wolverhampton Civic Hall with Sensational Space Shifters. Autographed in black marker, lovely rare item.
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. The Legend 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”. Planet Rock conducted a poll in 2009, where he was voted “the greatest voice in rock”.
In 1968. Guitarist Jimmy Page was 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). Sang a version of “Somebody to Love” by Jefferson Airplane by Plant in front of Page, leading Page to the end of his search for a frontman.
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.
Robert Anthony Plant was born in the Black Country town of West Bromwich, Staffordshire to Robert C. Plant, a qualified civil engineer who worked in the Royal Air Force. During World War II, and Annie Celia Plant, a Romanichal woman. He grew up in Kidderminster, Worcestershire in England.