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Robert Plant artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music

Concerts

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September 20, 2010 Hear a stunning performance, recorded live at the Bowery Ballroom in New York City.

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Studio Sessions

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March 5, 2012 Tracing the rock legend's many styles, from Led Zeppelin to feats of blues, folk and country.

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December 20, 2010 Plant's new project includes collaborations with Buddy Miller and Patty Griffin.

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December 27, 2005 Led Zeppelin singer Robert Plant has continued to push his musical boundaries.

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Interviews & Profiles

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September 20, 2010 As a boy, Plant marveled at the voices of Smokey Robinson and James Brown on the radio.

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February 14, 2008 Hear an interview with Robert Plant and Alison Krauss, icons of rock and bluegrass music.

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December 24, 2007 Hear an interview with Robert Plant and Alison Krauss, icons of rock and bluegrass music.

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January 23, 2007 Led Zeppelin's end in 1980 left Robert Plant with the biggest challenge of his career — going solo.

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Discover Songs

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September 7, 2010 All Songs Considered features highlights from a series showcasing new albums in their entirety.

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September 5, 2010 Plant's album is full of old-school rock, folk and blues, but it sounds fresh and expertly played.

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August 24, 2010 Also on All Songs Considered: Max Richter, David Sitek, The Capitalist Youth and more.

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November 16, 2009 Our list of the 50 most important recordings of the decade continues, from OutKast to Sigur Ros.

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December 20, 2007 All Things Considered Reviewer Tom Moon offers his picks for the year's best albums.

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December 20, 2007 Reviewer Meredith Ochs shares her top ten albums for 2007.

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December 6, 2007 All Songs reviewers parley the year's biggest surprises, letdowns and best new music.

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December 3, 2007 Steve Seel, host on Minnesota Public Radio's The Current, picks his Top 10 albums of the year.

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October 12, 2007 Host Bob Boilen looks at some of the most anticipated CDs coming out before the end of the year,...

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September 28, 2007 A duet from Robert Plant and Alison Krauss; Bob Dylan remixed by DJ Mark Ronson; British folk gu...

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April 6, 2005 Bob Boilen speaks with All Things Considered music reviewers Tom Moon, Meredith Ochs and Will He...

August 5, 2002 The King of Rock and Soul: Solomon Burke; New solo work from Robert Plant; A look back at the wo...

News

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February 9, 2009 Robert Plant and Alison Krauss won five Grammy Awards Sunday night.

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February 6, 2009 Tom Moon profiles the nominees for Album of the Year at Sunday's Grammy Awards.

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Reviews

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September 20, 2010 Plant's new solo album offers a fresh perspective on older music styles.

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September 7, 2010 All Songs Considered features highlights from a series showcasing new albums in their entirety.

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August 24, 2010 Also on All Songs Considered: Max Richter, David Sitek, The Capitalist Youth and more.

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October 23, 2007 New music from Ryan Adams and Babyshambles, plus a joint effort from Robert Plant and Alison Krauss.

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May 9, 2005 Robert Plant continues to mine the roots of the blues from North Africa in his latest CD.

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