He started singing with local blues groups in the Midlands section of Britain and met up with drummer John Bonham.
When ex-Yardbirds guitarist Jimmy Page was putting together a new band, he was rebuffed by singer Terry Reid.
Robert Anthony Plant was born on August 20, 1948 in Bromwich, Staffordshire, England.
Robert Plant became interested in singing at a young age and found inspiration in the likes of Elvis Presley.
Robert Plant was the shrieking, swaggering golden god at the center of Led Zeppelin's titanic hard-rock sound.
Plant is regarded as one of the greatest singers in the history of rock and roll; he has influenced fellow rock singer-songwriters such as Freddie Mercury, Axl Rose and Chris Cornell.
Robert Anthony Plant was born on 20 August 1948, in the Black Country town of West Bromwich, Staffordshire to Robert C.
An archetypal frontman with razor-sharp phrasing and world-class pipes, he also co-wrote many of Zeppelin's greatest songs, including "Stairway to Heaven" and "Good Time Bad Times." Plant's post-Zep career hasn't always been filled with commercial success.
But artistically he's held his own, making interesting choices in repertoire and coming up with several cool collaborations, and his work with country singer Allison Krauss made 2007's an out-of-the-blue smash.