"There were Deadheads, and it was a good place to be," he says. …That is what I want."Led Zeppelin broke up in 1980, and Plant immediately embarked on a successful solo career.
His true creative breakout may have been 2007's teaming with bluegrass icon Alison Krauss for Raising Sand, a platinum album that won six Grammy Awards (including album of the year) and garnered him heaps of critical praise for a perceived change in sound.
-- At first blush, Led Zeppelin vocalist Robert Plant and bluegrass singer and fiddler Alison Krauss seem an unlikely pair, but they share territory on the pop landscape. Then there are the mellow, velvety smooth folk-based songs on Mr.
He sips a latte Correction: The number of Grammys Robert Plant and Alison Krauss won for their album Raising Sand was incorrect in a previous version of this story.
We both have similar places that we come from as singers-a lot of emotion, and sometimes the emotion overrides technique. He goes far and deep.” That inspiration hasn’t added up to a wedding ring, however.
Asked point blank about their rumored nuptials, Griffin laughed them off, saying, “We’re not legally married, no” — which should put those questions to rest once and for all, considering that Plant’s publicist issued his own denial nearly a year ago. Plant, Griffin’s ‘American Kid’ offers roots music lovers another in her ongoing series of beautifully pensive excursions into thoughtful, sparsely arranged Americana.
It’s still in the way I sing, just throwing it on a different canvas, I think. “The blues is a genre that’s now mostly something of a memory, really, in performance and artistry.
But it carries on, it flickers through, it has its moments.” For a rock superstar, Plant is very easy company, full of energy, laughter, enthusiasm and informal friendliness.