Robert Plant

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Back To His Roots

Robert Plant has enjoyed great solo success since the 1980s, and recently won five Grammy Awards for the album Raising Sand, in which he collaborated with bluegrass singer Alison Krauss.

Although best known as the lead vocalist and lyricist of the phenomenally successful rock band Led Zeppelin, Plant's Electric Proms performance concentrated on his personal musical influences: ranging from Delta blues through to rock, and the native sounds of Africa.

He was joined on stage by rock group Band Of Joy including vocalist Patty Griffin (the band name itself is recycled from Plant's own pre-Zeppelin group, formed in the mid-1960s) and The London Oriana Choir.

The set featured a number of much-loved Led Zeppelin and solo numbers together with eclectic new material from his latest critically acclaimed release, Band of Joy.

You could have listened to the broadcast live on Radio 2 at 20:00, Friday 29 October and then watched highlights on BBC Two on Saturday 6 November, together with an exclusive documentary about his music and life.

BBC Music

Set List

  • 1.Down To The Sea
  • 2.Angel Dance
  • 3.House of Cards
  • 4.Please Read The Letter
  • 5.Misty Mountain Hop
  • 6.Tangerine
  • 7.Somewhere Trouble Don't Go
  • 8.A Satisfied Mind
  • 9.Move Up
  • 10.Satan Your Kingdom Must Come Down
  • 11.Central-Two-O-Nine
  • 12.Monkey
  • 13.House of the Holy
  • 14.Can't Buy My Love
  • 15.Tall Cool One
  • 16.Gallows Pole
  • 17.Harm's Swift Way
  • 18.Rock and Roll
  • 19.12 Gates To The City
  • 20.I Bid You Goodnight

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Press Reviews

Robert Plant brings his Band Of Joy to BBC Electric Proms


Legendary singer also throws in Zeppelin classics for London Roundhouse show.

Robert Plant at BBC Electric Proms, review

Daily Telegraph

Robert Plant is now brilliantly exploring folk and gospel with the Band of Joy -- but it was the Led Zeppelin numbers that got the crowd going.

Radio 2 Electric Proms plays host to a magnificent performance from Robert Plant


The voices shook the Roundhouse for the beautifully arranged 'I Bid You Goodnight' leaving everyone standing waiting for more.


Friday 29 October

The Roundhouse

Last Tracks played on the BBC

You Can't Buy My Love
BBC Radio 2 | Steve Wright in the Afternoon
29 Psalms
BBC Radio 2 | The Chris Evans Breakfast Show
You Can't Buy My Love
BBC 6 Music | The Huey Show
Angel Dance
BBC Radio 2 | The Chris Evans Breakfast Show
Big Log
BBC Radio 2 | Steve Wright in the Afternoon

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