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Alison Krauss and Robert Plant, in a collaboration album released last October, received critical acclaim for Raising Sand. They credit much of the success to T-Bone Burnett, who produced the album and gave it its somewhat haunting musical style. He plays guitar on 10 of the 13 tracks.

The folk based album was nominated in July 2008 for the Mercury Prize, awarded for best UK album. The Pair toured the UK, Europe and the U.S. beginning in May 2008 and culminating with a final performance on October 5, 2008.

Krauss, 37, is a bluegrass country singer and fiddle player. Plant, 60, is an English rocker singer and song writer who played lead vocals for Led Zeppelin. In September 2008 they won several prestigious awards at the 7th Annual Americana Music Association Awards in Nashville. They won Duo-Group of the Year and Album of the Year for Raising Sand.

Katie Couric featured the pair on CBS Sunday Morning on October 12, 2008 in a 10 minute segment. Between them they have sold 30 million records. Both hinted that they may do another album with T-Bone Burnett. Alison said she'll be interested to see what Burnett comes up with next.


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This Month in
Led Zeppelin History

November 21, 1968 - Robert becomes a father to a baby girl named Carmen Jane.
November 09, 1968 - Robert marries Maureen in London. Their reception is a performance at the Roundhouse in London
November xx, 1969 - Tempers flare over Atlantic in the UK wanting to release singles
November xx, 1969 - Recording for Led Zeppelin III begins at Olympic Studios in London
November xx, 1970 - Plans are in motion for a Yardbirds reunion
November 08, 1971 - Finally after much anticipation, Untitled is released
November xx, 1972 - Houses Of The Holy is mixed and completed
November 10, 1972 - Led Zeppelin sell out 120,000 tickets in one day
November xx, 1973 - Initial recordings for Physical Graffiti commences at Headley Grange
November 04, 1973 - Led Zeppelin finalize the purchase of Headley Grange to be their new corporate headquarters
November xx, 1974 - The band makes plans and rehearses for the tenth North American tour
November xx, 1975 - Led Zeppelin records Presence in a mere 18 days
November xx, 1976 - Led Zeppelin book into Ezyhire Studios to rehearse new material for an upcoming tour
November 04, 1976 - The Song Remains The Same movie premieres in Europe
November xx, 1977 - Jimmy dispells rumors of Led Zeppelin’s break up
November 06, 1978 - Led Zeppelin purchase and ship new gear to Polar Studios to begin work on a new album
November 10, 1979 - Led Zeppelin and their entire entourage attend an ABBA concert
November 07, 1980 - The band meets with Peter Grant to announce the retirement of Led Zeppelin
November 29, 1999 - The RIAA announced that Led Zeppelin were only the third act in music history to achieve four or more Diamond albums, a Diamond album being awarded for accredited sales of more than 10 million units in the US.
November 01, 2007 - An announcement was made that Jimmy Page had fractured his finger on his left hand after a fall in his garden and the reunion show would be postponed to December 10, 2007.
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