Robert Plant is a living legend. The front man of Led Zeppelin, one of the biggest and most influential rock bands of all time, Plant defined the very notion of what it means to be a rock god.
The sheer scale of Led Zeppelin's success is extraordinary. In the United States alone they have sold seventy million records—a figure surpassed only by the Beatles—while "Stairway to Heaven," the band's most famous song, has been played more times on American radio than any other track and is frequently referred to as one of the greatest rock 'n' roll songs ever.
But Robert Plant's legacy stretches far beyond Led Zeppelin. Robert Plant: A Life is the story of the forces that shaped Plant: from his boyhood in England's Black Country to the ravaging highs and lows of the Zeppelin years; from his relationship with Jimmy Page and John Bonham to the solo career that today, at the age of sixty-two, has him producing some of the most acclaimed work of his career. Author Paul Rees, former editor of Q and Kerrang!, who has in the past interviewed Plant at length, paints a rich, complicated portrait of a man who was only nineteen when he changed the face of rock 'n' roll.
Told with tenacity, emotion, and the spark of brilliance that befits such an enigmatic front man, Robert Plant: A Life is the definitive story of a musical icon.
Surprisingly intimate look at the life of a rock 'n roll superstar... He shares how it changed him in many ways over the years; how someone with his simple background dealt with... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Katherine O'Brien
Not what I expected. Just confirmation regarding his arrogance, one of the supposed rock heroes turned selfish and bitter without a reason. Read morePublished 1 month ago by I. RODRIGUEZ
Good read....especially if you like Zep...and all that goes with it!!Published 3 months ago by Richard F. Norman
This is an excellent look at Robert Plant's life - with and without Led Zeppelin. It gives the reader a different perspective on his rationale for the music he has made and what... Read morePublished 3 months ago by thehimiler
Percy is not a jukebox. He is just a jerk! He should be kissing Jimmy Page's feet. Jimmy Page made him a millionaire.Published 3 months ago by Susan
Not being a Zeppelin fan back in the day, I was pleasantly surprised by Robert Plant's later music, as seen on AXS TV recently. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Claudia Wilson
Really enjoyed this book......good insight into his life. LED Zeppelin was popular for the first time when I was in high school 1969 as a freshman.Published 3 months ago by susie