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Robert Plant recalls the moment he knew Led Zeppelin would be successful
By Decade, Rock of the 60s, Rock of the 70s

Robert Plant recalls the moment he knew Led Zeppelin would be successful

The Yardbirds were formed in 1962, as were the Rolling Stones, and like them, they were one of the main promoters of the blues in England. With a sound influenced by Chicago blues, the group mixed elements of their own and took advantage of the fact that they had three of the greatest guitarists of all time: Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck and Jimmy Page. With the implosion of the Yardbirds in 1968, it was up to Page to find new members to fulfill the rest of the schedule of shows like The New Yardbirds. The chosen ones were Robert Plant, John Paul Jones and John Bonham — and thus Led Zeppelin was born. As published by Rock and Roll Garage, already in the first rehearsal of the quartet the singer already knew that the band would go far. "When I first went to a Yardbirds rehearsal, I was 19, a...
Rock of the 50s: Some songs that marked the decade
By Decade, Rock of the 50s

Rock of the 50s: Some songs that marked the decade

One of the most beloved musical styles on the planet, rock and roll began in the late 1940s, but intensified in the 1950s, when leading artists of the period helped define the genre. From the mix between country, blues, R&B and gospel came the first sounds of the electric guitar. For the period, it was a revolutionary moment to see the mixture of blues by black singers and predominantly white country. Singers like Buddy Holly, Little Richard, Elvis Presley, Chuck Berry and Sister Rosetta Tharpe were key players in popularizing rock and completely changing the history of world music. We decided to bring together some of the most important rock songs from the 50's for you to enjoy. What about? Some best rock songs from the 50's The rock of the 50's has many gems and...