8/20/69: Led Zep rocks Schenectady!

August 20th, 2009, 11:19 am by Greg

robertPlantRobert Plant – the former Led Zeppelin swaggering frontman and current Grammy-laden singing partner of Alison Krauss is celebrating his 61st birthday today.

Plant didn’t invent rock & roll superstardom, but he seemed to perfect it during his glory days with Led Zeppelin. We think of him as the golden, globe-trotting god, so it might come as something of a shock to realize that 40 years ago, Robert Plant didn’t celebrate his 21st birthday in some swinging hot spot like London or Los Angeles or some exotic castle in Kashmir.

No, back in 1969 Plant celebrated his 21st birthday in … Schenectady.

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