Today marks Robert Plant's 67th birthday.
Robert Anthony Plant is best known as the lead singer and lyricist of the rock band Led Zeppelin. With a powerful and wide vocal range, he has also had a successful solo career spanning more than 40 years. Plant is regarded as one of the greatest singers in the history of rock and roll during which time he has influenced musicians such as Freddie Mercury Axl Rose, and Chris Cornell.
In 2009, Plant was voted "the greatest voice in rock" in a poll conducted by "Planet Rock (radio station)" Planet Rock.
Rolling Stone editors ranked him number 15 on their list of the 100 best singers of all time. Rolling Stone readers ranked Plant the greatest of all lead singers.