Robert Plant

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Led Zeppelin were asked to do Abba-style avatar act, Jimmy Page says
Guitarist says band was approached well before talk of Abba shows but he and surviving bandmates couldn’t agree

Lucy Knight

02, Jun, 2022 @7:57 PM

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Paul McCartney and Kendrick Lamar to headline resurgent Glastonbury
As the festival returns from Covid-enforced hiatus, over half of the acts announced so far feature women

Nadeem Badshah and Laura Snapes

04, Mar, 2022 @8:30 AM

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Robert Plant and Alison Krauss: Raise the Roof review – uplifting and enthralling
From blue-eyed soul to English folk, the unlikely dream team’s second instalment of covers is a welcome dose of musical reassurance

Kitty Empire

21, Nov, 2021 @9:00 AM

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‘We’re like Mork and Mindy!’ Robert Plant and Alison Krauss, music’s odd couple
Fourteen years after their Grammy-winning debut, the roots duo have reunited – facing high expectations. They explain how they left their comfort zones with a ‘nuts but tasteful’ all-star band

Marissa R Moss

24, Sep, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Robert Plant’s teenage obsessions: ‘Stourbridge was our Beverly Hills’
The Led Zeppelin frontman turned podcaster reflects on jazz beatniks reading Camus, the primeval power of Ike & Tina Turner, and taking Muddy Waters’s spot on Alexis Korner’s couch

As told to Dave Simpson

20, May, 2021 @11:39 AM

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The Royal Albert Hall at 150: 'It's the Holy Grail for musicians'
It’s hosted opera greats, suffragette rallies, Hitchcock films, sports events, sci-fi conventions – and, of course, the Proms and countless rock gigs. Artists from Led Zeppelin to Abba recall their moments on the hallowed stage

Interviews by Michael Segalov

29, Mar, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Womad festival review – polyphony and politics in global soundclash
Septuagenarians shone at the 37th edition of the globe-trotting music festival, that also subtly railed against Brexit with quirky European talent

Robin Denselow

30, Jul, 2019 @8:36 AM

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From Billie Eilish to Hall & Oates: the best US summer festival lineups
Across America, this summer will bring with it a variety of genre-spanning live music events, featuring a range of diverse artists

Katie Bain

21, May, 2019 @7:00 AM

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Whole lotta rock: first official Led Zeppelin documentary announced
Bernard MacMahon, director of roots music series American Epic, will helm film exploring band’s explosive early years

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

08, May, 2019 @12:26 PM

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Robert Plant and the Sensational Shape Shifters review – rock god reconnects with Celtic roots
The Led Zeppelin frontman tells stories of his time living in Wales, but draws sounds from all over the map: Middle Eastern guitars, Berber drums and techno moods

Jude Rogers

26, Oct, 2018 @4:31 PM

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Neal Preston's best photograph: Robert Plant catches a dove
‘I was Led Zeppelin’s tour photographer. The dove landed on Robert’s hand. Nobody else could have pulled it off without looking pretentious’

Interview by Tim Jonze

04, Oct, 2018 @5:00 AM

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Readers recommend playlist: your songs about deserts
Tinariwen, Robert Plant, Brand New Heavies and Big Country are among the artists making this week’s reader-curated list

Scott Blair

12, Jul, 2018 @11:00 AM

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