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David Egan’s last stand

Our great Southern songwriter lays in a recliner, feet propped up into a blanket that covers legs made thin by a cancer whose patience has worn out. Those legs used to amble around one hell of man — a tall, ruggedly handsome man’s man and raconteur gifted in music and conversation. — full article here.…

Robert Plant: A Life

This is really the first biography of Plant. On balance it’s decent enough but still a pedestrian effort that doesn’t really add much more to what we already know. To Paul Rees’ credit he keeps the speculative temptation that Zep always courted to a minimum. I think that a bio by the very excellent rock…

Li’l Band O’Gold & Robert Plant

Confirmation of the Plant man’s Louisiana music credibility. As I’ve said all along, Plant is the only superstar from the 60s that never stood still. His music is deeper and richer than ever. More than anywhere, I know where I’d like to be on July 17th. Also check out Li’l Band O’Gold latest and the Fats…

The Lil Band O Gold Plays “Fats”

I’m surprised by the lack of press for this lovely record which I could only get as an import from OZ. Here are a couple of very warm reviews, again both from OZ: Beat Mag FasterLouder To put it mildly this is a group many people want to play and sing with. Besides the talent,…