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Robert Plant

Sixty Six To Timbuktu

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January 15, 2004

Although this solo-career retrospective ignores Robert Plant's fine first album (not to mention 1983's incandescent "In the Mood"), Sixty Six makes a convincing case that Plant's artistry didn't end with Led Zeppelin. Besides unveiling four pre-Zep rarities — including 1967 covers of "Hey Joe" and "For What It's Worth" — the set finds Plant's expressive voice in fine form on folk-rock hymns such as "Darkness, Darkness" or the "Kashmir" update "Calling to You." If only Plant could have gotten over his disdain for his early-Eighties work, Sixty Six would have been definitive.

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