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Not to mention, because of his broken leg, he had to sit down, which meant he was unable to breathe properly and get the right amount of air into his lungs to hit extremely high, air raid siren-type wails and sustain those notes. He was almost a shell of his former self. With all the negative goings on in Zeppelin, Robert started thinking about quitting the band and going solo. Then his world came crashing down when he got a call saying that his then seven year old Karac had died from an infection.
One of the crew members for Zeppelin went into Rob's room to see him with his head in his hands and crying. He kept blaming himself for his son's death, with the typical idea of "If I were here, he wouldn't have died".
After that, he started thinking about a solo career. Ironically enough my stepdad has all three of these albums. He played at the somewhat successful Farm Aid event, where it was said that there was somewhat of a Zeppelin reunion because he, Jimmy Page and John Paul Jones were there. But it was said that he was almost trying to relive the ghosts of the past because he had cut his hair short, was not wearing the usual t-shirt and tight jeans like he used to and his voice sounded strained.
He also talks about his daughter Carmen dating a bass guitarist and being told by this guitarist that "Black Dog" had a mistake in it. Not to mention, he started a romance with his ex-wife's sister, Shirley. It has been said that Plant is a womanizer, but he likes to enchant women with his enormous charisma, kindness and gentlemanly charms, as well as poetry and flowers. Ever the proverbial hippie. Also, he's a grandfather because his daughter Carmen has a child.
Once when he and his niece were getting a photo together, people actually thought they were dating because she was a beautiful blonde in a tight dress until someone explained the beautiful blonde was his niece, who he had his arm around.
Not to mention, he has a son named Jesse Lee Plant, whose mother's identity is unknown. Inhe received two very high honors. He was made Vice President of the Wolverhampton Wanderers, a football team he has supported for the last 55 years and was made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire.
Inhe and the rest of Led Zeppelin reunited for a series of concerts at the O2 Arena in London. This small tour of theirs was made into a concert film called Celebration Day. On drums they had none other than Jason Bonham. In more recent years, he has been doing some side work with country singer Alison Krauss. Both of them appeared on the CMT show Crossroads, which pairs rock musicians with country musicians.
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Not to mention, he's been working on some solo stuff. One of the people helping him with that is country musician Patty Griffin, who he has been dating for the last few years. One funny comment is that once Robert brought someone home who was younger than his daughter Carmen and she replied "Robert, the next time you bring someone home, can you make sure they are older than I am?
In more recent times, he has a band called the Sensational Shape Shifters. Also, one time he had met Adele backstage at Live with Jools Holland because she was premiering her song "Someone Like You" while he was debuting some solo stuff he had written. He kissed her on the cheek and told her "You make me proud to be British". Maureen called an ambulance but he failed to respond to treatment and died on the way to Kidderminster General Hospital on Tuesday 26 July Robert Plant was shocked and devastated.
An autopsy held on Monday 1 Augustrevealed Karac had died from natural causes. Only a week earlier Carmen had become ill with the same stomach enteritis which affected Karac. Logan Romero Plant was born on 27 January His birth hardened Robert's resolve not to tour the United States for any length of time. Robert and Maureen divorced inbut they have remained friends. Independent Music Press, The Story of a Band and Their Music: The 'Tight but Loose' Files: On September 24, the first day of rehearsal for the U.
He continues to drink heavily later at a party at Page's mansion, and is put to bed by his assistant. The next morning, Jones and a roadie find Bonham with no vital signs. An autopsy determines he choked on vomit while asleep.
For the next two months, rumours run rampant about who might replace Bonham, but on December 4, the remaining members issue a press statement saying that Led Zeppelin no longer exists. Around the time of its release, Plant and wife Maureen divorce. Plant carries on, making the more pop-friendly The Principle of Moments in This album yields two successful singles, "In the Mood" and "Big Log," which set the stage for Plant's first solo tour.
Again, Zep fans' hopes are dashed when he states at the outset that no old material will be performed. Still, Plant's next solo album, Shaken 'n Stirred, is his most eclectic yet, and most fans are put off by its heavily processed sound.
Their three-song set is one of the most anticipated of the day, but they are clearly not prepared for it, particularly Page, who blames his poor performance in part on Plant's insistence on having Collins participate.
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Plant connects with one of their songs, "Heaven Knows," leading him to hire the pair to assemble a new band and co-produce his next album, Now and Zen.
Johnstone, in particular, is keen to invoke some Zeppelin-esque flair to Plant's approach, especially since interest in the band has been revived through Stephen Davis's unauthorized biography Hammer of the Gods, and the Beastie Boys sampling Zep riffs on License To Ill.
Plant's response is "Tall Cool One," which features not only a guest solo from Page, but a clever Zep sampling montage of its own.
Johnstone even convinces Plant to include a handful of Zep songs in the new band's repertoire, bringing Plant his most attention as a solo artist to that point. Since his divorce, Plant has been with his ex-wife's sister Shirley who bears him a son, Jesse Lee, in They separate soon after, and he briefly dates Canadian singer Alannah Myles. Meanwhile, bassist Charlie Jones marries Plant's daughter Carmen. The album offers a more organic sound through a variety of instrumentation; violinist Nigel Kennedy and hurdy gurdy player Nigel Eaton are particularly effective on the "Kashmir"-esque first single "Calling To You.
When MTV expresses a desperate desire for a Led Zeppelin Unplugged session, Plant and Page enter into their first serious discussions about working together again. Prior to the concert, they film several segments for the TV special in North Africa showing them jamming with native street players, and during the show itself they are joined by an ensemble of musicians from Egypt and Morocco, as well as Indian vocalist Najima Akhtar. The core band consists of Plant's regular rhythm section: John Paul Jones is conspicuously absent.
He says he wasn't asked to participate, but didn't feel so bad once he saw that "they needed an orchestra to replace me. The album is a return to a more basic four-piece rock band approach, with Charlie Jones and Michael Lee the only other principal players.
It receives lukewarm reviews, but the ensuing world tour attracts big crowds thanks to a set heavily stacked with Zep favourites. At the same time, Plant is increasingly drawn to the North African music scene, becoming a regular participant at festivals in Mali and Tuareg.
Live, the group isn't afraid to touch the Zep catalogue either, breathing new life into overlooked tracks like "Four Sticks" and "When The Levee Breaks.
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They release Mighty ReArranger inan all-original collection that garners generally favourable reviews for both its musical adventurousness and anti-George Bush lyrics. In JunePlant performs at a New York benefit for another of his long-time musical heroes, Love founder Arthur Lee, just weeks before Lee's death from leukaemia. In November, the Nine Lives box set remasters Plant's entire solo catalogue, adding bonus tracks.
T-Bone Burnett gets the call to produce the Nashville sessions, and Raising Sand is released in October to overwhelming acclaim. Plant's growing skill as an interpreter of other people's songs earns the bulk of the praise, although one of the album's standout tracks is a remake of Walking Into Clarksdale's "Please Read The Letter.
Immense pressure is put on the members of Led Zeppelin to perform, and they ultimately agree to headline the charity event at London's O2 Arena on December With Jason Bonham on drums, they play a near-flawless two-hour set, and talk of a reformation reaches a fever pitch.
However, Plant is committed to touring with Krauss and is seen as the lone holdout preventing a Zep reunion. Raising Sand goes on to be certified platinum in both the U.
Plant dubs the project Band Of Joy in tribute to his pre-Zep group that first allowed him to explore his complete range of musical interests.