Robert Plant : The Voice That Sailed the Zeppelin Hardback
ERobert Plant: The Voice That Sailed the ZeppelinE follows the iconic singer through his heights of fame with classic rock giant Led Zeppelin his second life as a multimillion-selling solo artist and his more idiosyncratic pursuits.
A wealth of former associates lend their voices and recollections to an account that steps far beyond the tried and tested tales of Zeppelin's life and times.THThis all-new biography details Plant's early years as an unknown in Birmingham England with fresh depth and insight.
It likewise tells the Zeppelin story from new and unexpected angles focusing on Plant's contributions to the band's success and on the toll/effect of that success on him as a performer and an individual.THAfter drummer John Bonham died in 1980 and Zeppelin broke up Plant went solo two years later in time becoming the only former band member to maintain an unbroken career to this day.
His single-mindedness in meeting this challenge might well be his greatest personal attribute enabling him to push forward without regard for his past or any related expectations.
Dave Thompson shows how it is Plant's determination alone that ensured Zeppelin reunions would not become a routine part of the classic rock furniture as he created a body of work that in so many ways artistically rivals what he recorded with the band.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 284 pages
- Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
- Publication Date: 01/09/2014
- Category: Rock & Pop music
- ISBN: 9781617135729