2012 saw lots of Led Zeppelin activity, including the band’s inclusion in the Kennedy Center Honors ceremony in December. The night of that event, Robert Plant told Radio.com that in 2013 he might “just chill […]
Souther may not be a household name, but many of the songs that he wrote or co-wrote are among the biggest hits of the past few decades, including The Eagles’ “Best Of My Love,” “Victim Of Love,” “Heartache Tonight,” “New Kid In Town” and “How Long.” He also co-wrote, and sang with, James Taylor on “Her Town Too.”
Last week, Rolling Stone reported that Robert Plant recorded a new album with his occasional collaborator, Buddy Miller. Miller is becoming a familiar name to Plant’s fans.
Two members of Led Zeppelin made surprise appearances — albeit separately — at San Francisco’s Hardly Strictly Bluegrass festival over the weekend. On Saturday, Robert Plant joined folk singer Patty Griffin during her solo acoustic performance at the free festival. Meanwhile, John Paul Jones, who has spent more time supporting other artists than making his own records in recent years, made three guest appearances.
Robert Plant recently surprised fans by releasing a downloadable live album of a concert with his new band, The Sensational Shape Shifters, the day after the concert. The show was recorded at the HMV Forum in London on July 12 and released as a digital download the following day.