Robert Plant on the 'Stairway to Heaven' Robert Plant is the former lead singer of the band Led Zeppelin, one of the most influential pioneers of heavy metal music. Led Zeppelin formed in 1968 and broke up in 1980.
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Robert Plant on the 'Stairway to Heaven'

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Robert Plant on the 'Stairway to Heaven'

Robert Plant on the 'Stairway to Heaven'

Robert Plant on the 'Stairway to Heaven'

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Robert Plant is the former lead singer of the band Led Zeppelin, one of the most influential pioneers of heavy metal music. Led Zeppelin formed in 1968 and broke up in 1980. Plant, along with band mate Jimmy Page, wrote one of the most popular and parodied hard rock ballads of all time, "Stairway to Heaven."

This interview was originally broadcast on Jan. 22, 2004.