Robert Plant and the Band of Joy are Nominated for Grammy 2011
This was announced on Robert Plant's website http://www.robertplant.com/index.php/news/2011-grammy-nominations-band-of-joy/?spid=1 and posted by BBR member Michelle. Thanks, Michelle!
Robert Plant has two Grammy Nominations for 2011 in the following categories:
Best Americana Album
Vocal or Instrumental.
Band Of Joy
Best Solo Rock Vocal Performance
For a solo vocal performance. Singles or Tracks only.
Track from: Band Of Joy
Congratulations to Robert Plant and Rounder Records!
Plant received five Grammies for his work with bluegrass master Alison Krauss on Raising Sand. (including Album of the Year, Raising Sand; Record of the Year, Please Read the Letter and Best Pop Collaboration, Rich Woman, Best Country Collaboration with Vocals, Killing the Blues, and Best Contemporary Folk Album, Raising Sand). Zeppelin fans know that Please Read the Letter was written by Jimmy Page for 1998 album, Walking Into Clarksdale. Robert Plant also recieved a Grammy for Greatest Hard Rock Performance with Jimmy Page on the live version of "Most High" from Walking Into Clarksdale.
Robert Plant is touring with the Band of Joy this winter. Check back with us here at Bluebirdreviews for a review of this tour from multiple locations.