The British musician and singer of the legendary "Led Zeppelin" Robert Plant is 70 years old today.
Robert Plant was born on 20 August 1948 in West Bromwich, Staffordshire, in the family of a construction engineer. He has gypsy roots on the mother's line. A child is attracted to rock and roll, with Elvis Presley and blues singer Willie Dixon and Robert Johnson.
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At 16, Robert Plant refuses to study economics and runs away from home. He sings with local groups, but with physical labor. In 1968 he heard Jimmy Page, who was looking for a vocalist for his new band. They both have the same musical taste. Plant proposes to include drummer John Bonham in the band. This is how Led Zeppelin is formed. Her first concert was on October 25, 1968.
For several years "Ice Zeppelin" became one of the most important groups. Crucial to this is the work of Planet, who is the author of songs with mystical texts. His are "Ramble On", "The Battle of Evermore", "Misty Mountain Hop", influenced by Tolkien's novels. His is the text the most popular song of the band "Stairway to Heaven".
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"Led Zeppelin" most popular in the mid-70s of the last century. In December 1980, however after the death of John Bonham, the musicians split.
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Their albums are more than 300 million copies. The group has won many prestigious awards, including five Grammy Awards. In 1995 "Ice Zeppelin" was introduced in the Hall of Fame or Rock & # 39; s roll.