The former Led Zeppelin frontman was promoting his first live dates of 2018 with an appearance on Louisville radio station 91.9 WFPK.The interview with Kyle Meredith touched on a number of subjects that included Plant’s new album, working with Alison Krauss and Patty Griffin, and if he is open to reuniting with his former Zepellin band mates.
Plant had various jobs while pursuing his music career, one of which was working for the major British construction company Wimpey in Birmingham in 1967 laying tarmac on roads.
He also worked at Woolworth's in Halesowen town for a short period of time.
Plant, a qualified civil engineer who worked in the Royal Air Force during the Second World War, He grew up in Kidderminster, Worcestershire.
Plant gained an interest in singing and rock and roll music at an early age; in an interview with Andrew Denton on the Denton talk show in 1994, Plant stated his desire, as a ten-year-old, to be like Elvis: [W]hen I was a kid I used to hide behind the curtains at home at Christmas and I used to try and be Elvis.
So we started doing 'In the Pines,'" the legendary artist stated.
"I'm singing away and she's harmonizing with me and the next time we did it, I sang it a little different. If we're going to sing together, you have to sing the same thing every time," Plant continued.
Although Led Zeppelin dissolved in 1980, Plant occasionally collaborated with Jimmy Page on various projects through this period, including forming a short-lived all-star group with Page and Jeff Beck in 1984, called the Honeydrippers.
They released an album called The Honeydrippers: Volume One, and the band had a No.
Plant and Krauss mingled their whispery voices for most the album as heard on the slower paced "Killing the Blues" and the uptempo "Gone Gone Gone (Done Moved On)." As with many collaboration records, they each had their own solo tracks as well.
Krauss lent her sweet and steady voice to "Trampled Rose" while Plant took the lead on "Nothin'," a song that wrapped folk, bluegrass and rock together.
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