In 1968, a nave young singer from the Black Country hills in England named Robert Plant was discovered wailing the blues by veteran session guitarist Jimmy Page and bassist/keyboardist John Paul Jones. When Plant recommended his friend John Bonham as the drummer, one of the most successful bands…more
Plant has denied the fact that "Stairway to Heaven" has satanic messages when played backward.
Plant wrote all but three songs from the first Led Zeppelin album.
Plant wrote the lyrics for "Misty Mountain Hop."
Robert was often referred to as "Bob" by he band members.
Plant wrote the lyrics to "Fool In The Rain."
Plant was at first referred to by Jimmy Page as "the young guy with the powerful voice."
Plant worked with Jimmy Page on their 1988 album entitled, "Outrider."
Plant received the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 2005 and the Polar Music Prize in 2006.
Plant like to play soccer as a boy in West Bromwich.
John Bonham joined Led Zeppelin as a result of Plant's recommendation.
Plant was ranked number 3 on VH1's list of the top 100 rock and roll vocalists.
Plant wrote the lyrics for "Stairway to Heaven."
"Black Dog" was named after a dog that Plant used to see hanging around the recording studio.
Robert Plant and Jimmy Page are ranked the 3rd best ever musical duo by rock.com.
Plant is a big supporter of the football team, Wolverhampton Wanderers.
Plant and Jimmy Page reunited in 1988 for the album "Now And Zen."
Plant's band Led Zeppelin broke up in 1980 following the death of drummer John Bonham. Plant pursued a solo career soon after.
Plant often played harmonica for Led Zeppelin.
"All My Love" was written as a tribute to Plant's late son.
The song "Kashmir" was influenced by Plant's travels in Morocco.
Plant's first solo album was entitled, "Pictures At Eleven." It was released in 1982.
He was ranked #37 on VH1's 100 Sexiest Artists.
Plant was ranked the 5th best rock and roll vocalist of all time by rock.com