Monday, 25 June 2018

The First Time With... Series 16 - 1. Robert Plant

THE FIRST TIME WITH... SERIES 16 - 1. ROBERT PLANT (320kbs-m4a/129mb/56mins)
BBC Radio 6 Music broadcast: 3rd December 2017

Robert talks to Matt about the first key musical moments in his career to date.

They chat about his very earliest influences, the impact of early rock n roll and the emerging blues scene in the late 60s that would see him partner up with the drummer John Bonham - and what happened when the pair of them became 50% of Led Zeppelin.

They discuss the fall out of that experience, but also his acclaimed collaboration with Alison Krauss and his on-going band - The Sensational Space Shifters who released their last album Carry Fire early this year.

Robert Plant & Band Of Joy - Angel Dance [Decca]
Robert Plant & The Sensational Space Shifters - Little Maggie [Nonesuch]
Ann Stephens - Christopher Robin At Buckingham Palace
Little Richard - Lucille [Specialty]
Sonny Boy Williamson - Help Me [Universal/Island]
Lazy Lester - I'm A Lover Not A Fighter
Led Zeppelin - Good Times Bad Times [Atlantic]
Robert Plant & The Sensational Space Shifters - Rainbow [Nonesuch]
Led Zeppelin - Going To California (Live)
Led Zeppelin - The Rain Song
Robert Plant & Alison Krauss - Gone Gone Gone (Done Moved On) [Rounder]
Joni Mitchell - Amelia

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