Robert Plant Turns 70 Today

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 Robert Plant celebrates his 70th birthday today (August 20th).

On "Kashmir":  A trip to Southern Morocco yields a song about a place in the Northern Himalayas that no one in the band had ever visited.

Written by Jimmy Page, Robert Plant and John Bonham... at nearly eight-and-a-half minutes, not really a candidate for the Billboard Hot 100. It was, however, released as a single in Thailand.

Robert Plant has said that "Kashmir" is one of his contributions to the Led Zeppelin catalog that he's most proud of. He tells how it came about: 

Robert Plant on Kashmir

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