Aug. 20th, 1948
West Bromwich, West Midlands, England, UK
Robert Plant's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2008 - It Might Get Loud
1976 - The Song Remains The Same
Guest TV Roles
Himself - Vocals
Himself - Musical Guest
Prior to Hobbstweedle (a pickup blues band formed to honour a gig at West Midlands College Of Education) Robert was the frontman for The Band of Joy - featuring Percy, John Bonham, Paul Lockey (bass), Chris Brown (keyboards) and Kevyn Gammond (guitar). The BOJ were on verge of making a record deal when they split a little acrinmoniously. This led to Rob eventually joining Led Zeppelin after a few blind alleys. The rest is history.
- Wife is of East Indian descent and raised in England.
- Attended the funeral in 2004 of DJ 'John Peel (I)' (qv).
- Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (as a member of 'Led Zeppelin' (qv)) in 1995.
- In the early 1980s he stated that he and 'Jimmy Page (I)' (qv) used to listen to Huelyn Duvall's "Three Months To Kill" to gain musical inspiration. Interestingly, legendary Nashville guitarist 'Hank Garland' (qv)'s guitar work was featured on this recording as well as on Duvall's "Little Boy Blue" and "Juliet".
- Also had a successful solo singing career.
- (14 November 2006) 'Led Zeppelin' (qv) were inducted into the UK Music Hall of Fame for their outstanding contribution to British music and integral part of British music culture.
- Daughter Carmen is married to 'Charlie Jones (III)' (qv), Robert Plant's bass player for solo tours.
- 'Led Zeppelin' (qv) were voted the 14th Greatest Rock 'n' Roll Artists of all time by Rolling Stone.