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May 31st marks the 65th birthday of John Bonham.
Over in America, Brian Titchy is again celebrating this date by staging the Bonzo’s Birthday Bash events in New York and New Jersey.
Yes another a admirable gathering of many drummers paying tribute to the memory of the man they consider the best at his profession.
John’s 65th birthday is an opportunity to once again reflect on his vast contribution in making Led Zeppelin so special. Here are 20 examples of the Bonham craft that I’ll be searching to play over the weekend …
Patty Griffin on Later with Jools Holland:
Last night Patty performed “Highway Song” from American Kid on Later With Jools Holland on BBC 2 with Vocal accompaniment from Robert Plant.
Friday’s appearance will also feature Patty with Robert Plant on harmony vocals http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006ml0l
Patty is appearing at Rough Trade East record shop London in an in store performance tomorrow night Thursday May 16th at 7pm
More details here:
Patty Griffin is due to be on the Robert Elms radio show today from 2pm to 3 on BBC London 94.9
Here’s the superb performance on Later Live with Robert Plant …
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Robert Plant and the Sensational Space Shifters Down Under:
This round up by Bill McGlynn:
Just returned from my third Robert Plant & SSS concert, in Newcastle. It’s been three wonderful nights, to say the least! All three setlists have been the same and the orders have varied. In Newcastle, it started with a very powerful version of Friends.
The venues and audiences have been quite different over the three nights.
Robert and band really fed off the crowd excitement at the festival in Byron Bay. Robert was breaking out many of the old …
Happy 50th Birthday Mr Gary Foy!
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Robert Plant appears on the new Primal Scream album due for release in the spring – The Daily Record reported as follows:
Led Zeppelin legend Robert Plant has joined Primal Scream on their new album after band members Andrew Innes and Bobby Gillespie bumped into him in the post office.
The legendary singer struck up a friendship with the Scots pair while in the queue at a branch in Primrose Hill, which is near his home and Primal Scream’s London recording studio.
And when he …
Robert Plant Presents Sensational Space Shifters – HMV London Forum -Thursday July 12th 2012
Set List: Fixin’ To Die/Tin Pan Valley/44/Friends/Spoonful/Bron Yr Aur Stomp/Ohio/No Bad News/Standing in the Shadow of the Hill/Don’t let me Die in Florida/Black Dog/Somebody Knocking/I’m Your Witchdoctor/Who Do You Love –Whole Lotta Love –Steal away –Bury My Body. Encores: Another Tribe/Gallows Pole
Robert Plant returned to London for his first show since The Band Of Joy appearance in 2010. This time he was surrounded by a hybrid band of players that drew on the nucleus of the Strange Sensation, …
To celebrate the Robert Plant London Forum gig, it’s Robert Plant week on TBL – here’s the final daily archive postings which brings the story up to date from The Band Of Joy though to Sensational Space Shifters for which tonight is the night….
The TBL pre gig meet is at The Assembly House pub, 292-294 Kentish Town Road, Kentish Town, London. We look forward to seeing all that can make it along.
Here’s a round up of live reviews from The Band Of Joy through to the Sensational Space Shifters Gloucester debut -and …
To celebrate Thursday’s Robert Plant London Forum gig, it’s Robert Plant week on TBL with daily archive postings. Today we look back to the immediate Page & Plant era that took Robert Plant from the Priory Of Brion into Dreamland.
ROBERT PLANT – FROM THE PRIORY TO DREAMLAND
“Outside my window, strange things come every night and day, It’s strange, so very very strange…”
Robert Plant sang these opening lines from Donovan’s ‘Season Of The Witch’ directly in front of me as he moved centre stage in the tiny Boardwalk club in Sheffield …
To celebrate Robert Plant’s this week’s London Forum gig, over the next few days it’s Robert Plant week on TBL with daily archive postings. Today we look back to the 2003 Robert Plant compilation set Sixty Six To Timbuktu.
PLANT 66 TO TIMBUKTU RETRO PROVES THERE IS LIFE BEFORE AND AFTER ZEPPELIN…
Given his vast achievements within Led Zeppelin, it’s easy to forget that Robert Plant has enjoyed a solo career that has spanned twice the time he spent in the company of Page and co.
The release of Sixty Six To …
To celebrate Robert Plant’s forthcoming London Forum gig, over the next few days it’s Robert Plant week on TBL with daily archive postings. Today we look back to his first post Zep solo album Pictures At Eleven.
Pictures at Eleven – Still vivid at 30
Robert Plant’s first solo album was a personal career watershed to rival Led Zep 1
For the former singer in the biggest band in the world, the post Zeppelin career rebuilding process can be traced along the highways and the byways of the North of England in …
To celebrate Robert Plant’s forthcoming London Forum gig, over the next few days it’s Robert Plant week on TBL with daily archive postings. Today we look back to his first post Zep appearances in the Midlands based pick up band The Honeydrippers.
Honeydrippers ‘81 Revisited
Two months ago Led Zeppelin announced they could not continue as they were. For Robert Plant this decision signalled a period of self-evaluation that resulted in a complete change of musical status, from being the seminal rock demi-god to being, well, just the singer in a band. …