Oh, and she's won 21 Grammys, more than any other female artist and the seventh-most in history.Really, she's the key to Sand's success, and not just because of her voice (or her fiddle playing).But the group that started with such force also ended in flames after 12 years, as Bonham's death from alcohol poisoning in 1980 split the band after nine albums.The remaining members went their separate ways, but Bonham's death hit Plant particularly hard.In November 2003, Atlantic issued Sixty Six to Timbuktu, a two-disc compilation dedicated exclusively to Plant's solo work.The set ranged from hits like 1988's "Tall Cool One" and the Honeydrippers favorite "Sea of Love" to the previously unissued "Upside Down" and a pre-Zeppelin single dating from 1966.
You're probably familiar with Robert Plant from his [artist id="993"]Led Zeppelin[/artist] days, and you might be aware of producer T-Bone Burnett's work on the "O Brother, Where Art Thou?
"I'm bewildered," [artist id="14245"]Robert Plant[/artist] said onstage as he accepted the [news id="1604580"]Grammy Album of the Year award[/news] with [artist id="506074"]Alison Krauss[/artist] on Sunday night.
"In the old days we would have called this selling out, but it's a good way to spend a Sunday." He was probably one of the few who were surprised, because Raising Sand, which won five trophies at Sunday night's show, is in many ways the perfect Grammy album.
1, teaming with Page and other guests on influential roots rock material.
Refusing to be typecast, Plant then threw a major curve with Shaken 'n' Stirred, the 1985 album that approximated new wave through the synthesizer embellishments of keyboardist Jezz Woodroffe and guitarist Robbie Blunt, plus Hayward's use of electronic drums.
It was a creative highlight of his career, but despite a hit in "Little by Little," the album sold poorly, and the rumblings about a Zeppelin reunion mounted.