Page: When I auditioned him and heard him sing, I immediately thought there must be something wrong with him personality-wise or that he had to be impossible to work with, because I just could not understand why, after he told me he'd been singing for a few years already, he hadn't become a big name yet.
A powerful and wide vocal range (particularly evident in his high-pitched vocals) has given him a successful singing career spanning over 50 years.
Plant received no songwriting credits on the band's first album, allegedly because he was still under contract to CBS Records at the time.
Initially dubbed the "New Yardbirds" in 1968, the band soon came to be known as Led Zeppelin.
This was surprising to the band, but many critics argued that the songs on the album were too soft, too aggressive, or for "druggies".
Led Zeppelin IV was a huge hit and sold 37 million copies throughout the world, making it the band's best selling album.
He also worked at Woolworth's in Halesowen town for a short period of time.