- "Please Read the Letter"
- "Rich Woman"
- "Killing the Blues"
Courtesy of Rounder Records
Robert Plant and Alison Krauss.
Whether singing for Led Zeppelin or on his own, Robert Plant has done more to establish the iconic image of a "rock god" than perhaps any other frontman. Led Zeppelin was, and still is, one of the most successful rock groups in history; its combination of impeccable musicianship, earth-shattering live performances and innovative songwriting helped ensure its place as a towering influence in rock 'n' roll.
Alison Krauss is one of the most accomplished bluegrass musicians of the last few decades. As a singer and fiddler, Krauss has been instrumental in bringing folk and bluegrass music to a wide audience.
Together, Plant and Krauss have released Raising Sand. Recorded in Nashville and Los Angeles with producer T Bone Burnett, the album features the two singers interpreting blues, R&B, folk and country songs by classic songwriters such as Townes Van Zandt, Mel Tillis and Doc Watson.
This segment originally aired on Nov. 22, 2007.