Tuesday, February 12, 2008

Robert Plant & Alison Krauss on Crossroads

Led Zeppelin frontman and legendary rocker, Robert Plant, and bluegrass superstar Alison Krauss share the stage in the new episode of CMT Crossroads, which premieres Feb. 11 at 8 p.m. ET/PT. They perform their own classics as well as songs from their new album, Raising Sand. Plant and Krauss were recently nominated for a Grammy in the best pop collaboration with vocals category for the song "Gone, Gone, Gone (Done Moved On)" from the same album.

On CMT Crossroads, Plant and Krauss combine his rock intensity with her angelic grace. The two music icons perform songs from the new album including "Please Read the Letter" and "Rich Woman." They also perform Alison Krauss and Union Station's "The Boy Who Wouldn't Hoe Corn," as well as Led Zeppelin classics "Black Dog" and "When the Levee Breaks." The pair pays homage to the Everly Brothers with their version of "Gone, Gone, Gone (Done Moved On)." Special guest, T Bone Burnett, acclaimed songwriter, performer and Raising Sand producer, joins in the onstage collaboration.

Don't miss this unique show and check out photos from the taping.

(I just love these two artists together, you can feel the spark between them.)

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

The show was fantastic, both Robert Plant, and Alison Krauss sounded fantastic. Nice write up.