Alison krauss and robert plant dating
He wanders into a pub close to his Primrose Hill residence without airs or graces, in slacks, T-shirt and hooded all-weather jacket.Lunch is a sandwich grabbed from the deli across the road.In 1968, a naïve young singer from the Black Country hills in England named Robert Plant was discovered wailing the blues by veteran session guitarist Jimmy Page and bassist/keyboardist John Paul Jones.
“I pulled out my student bus pass, ripped into shreds almost, and found all these references to where I was when it was last seen, at the age of 19.” At 65, skin-creased, ponytailed and grey-bearded, Plant contemplates the contents in tones of wonder.
Now Plant and Krauss are in the UK for a series of concerts. And what unfolded there was a show that was by turns hypnotic, weird, warm, chilling, and always quite compelling.
Opening with the first track from the Raising Sand album, Rich Woman, Krauss and Plant slunk on stage from opposite wings, both with big hair, she in floaty dress and thigh-length boots, he in skinny trousers and shirt.
“Crumbled bits of newspaper, adverts for the Band Of Joy at Midnight City in Birmingham, pictures of Lead Belly and Sonny Boy Williamson in a striped suit with a velvet collar.
There was a set list from my first band, the Black Snake Moan, written on a little card – Jimmy Reed, John Lee Hooker, Sonny Boy, Chuck Berry.