★ROCK STAR MONDAY★: ROBERT PLANT

★ROCK STAR MONDAY★: ROBERT PLANT     [easyrotator]erc_74_1362610348[/easyrotator]   In 1966 Robert Plant left home, left college, left work and turned professional singer. In 1967 he formed the Band of Joy with John Bonham and created two working partnerships. Stairway to Heaven In early 68, Plant’s psychedelic dream ran out of steam. He was recommended to Jimmy Page for a revised Yardbirds lineup. Plant recommended Bonham and with John Paul Jones, the 4 created and created; not a reworked Yardbirds but a new sound that rocked the world. Led Zeppelin became the biggest thing in the sky and the biggest thing to crash across the world arenas taking with them millions of listeners who wore out every one of their albums. Andrea recollects: “When Zeppelin came to town, to Madison Square Garden, 73 and 74, I was there, inhaling every bit of the atmosphere around me, onstage, and with my companions. Several of them spoke no English yet new exactly what they were hearing from the stage....
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All The Pieces That Matter

     Day 20 of ★ 30 Days of Rockspiration ★ All The Pieces That Matter Sometimes you just don't know what you've got until it all comes tumbling down.  The things you've taken for granted can become dust in the wind at any moment.  Minor falls, like a shaken confidence will present minimal damage & will get you back up right away.  What happens when you fall so hard that you  shatter and splinter into many pieces?  What will "all your King's horses & all your King's men" do to put you back together again?  That answer depends on how hard you fell and why. The trick is to learn from each fall so that you minimize the risk of falling again.  To be honest with yourself about the reason you found your ass on the ground, and what your part in it was.  Could be clouded emotion, ego or a mistake.  Whatever the reason, the sooner you identify it, the quicker you are...
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★ROCK STAR MONDAY★: CHRISTINA AGUILERA

This week in ★ROCK STAR MONDAY★: CHRISTINA AGUILERA   Christina claims her exposure to domestic violence at a young age gave her her passion & drive for music.  Her Ecuadorian father Fausto, was in the US Army and traveled frequently.  When he came back home, Christina says he brought his war field with him and Rockd' a violent household.  By the time she was 6, Christina's mother, Shelley, a violist and pianist, had enough.  She moved her girls to her mother's house in Rochester, PA. Christina found her voice in music and became known as the 'little girl with the big voice.'  She participated in talent shows and appeared on Star Search in 1990.  She came in 2nd and went back to the Pittsburgh area.  She performed on her local TV station, and for her local sports teams, the Penguins, Steelers and Pirates.  As her popularity grew, she became a victim of bullying in her school.  She later turned to home schooling to...
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