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Glastonbury 2022 [no label, 1CD]

Pyramid Stage, Glastonbury Festival of Contemporary Performing Arts, Worthy Farm, Pilton, UK; June 24, 2022. Very good audio (ripped from HDTV webcast).

Thanks to smiler40 for sharing the HDTV webcast at Dime.

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Alexis Petridis,

The light drizzle that’s been threatening all afternoon finally starts to fall intermittently during Robert Plant and Alison Krauss’s set, accompanied by gusting wind. There’s a certain irony to the climactic conditions: no one on the Pyramid stage today is playing music more redolent of baking hot weather. Their take on country blues is a parched and spooky one - it sounds like it’s emanating from a small town on the edge of a desert, rather than a stage in the middle of a damp Somerset farm.

Plant and Krauss play music that tends to either sinuously unfurl - as on Please Read the Letter and their cover of Bert Jansch’s It Don’t Bother Me - or glower darkly at you, which makes it an odd fit for this moment at the festival, when energy is building in preparation for the night. Perhaps that accounts for the noticeably smaller and quieter audience than Wolf Alice drew just before them, although that’s no reflection on the quality of what they do.

Said quality is most obvious when Plant delves into his back catalogue. Rock and Roll, reconfigured with an acoustic bass and and electric fiddle carrying the riffs and solos that were once the province of Jimmy Page, sounds noticeably closer to the ’50s music it hymns than Led Zeppelin’s original ever did. You can imagine it being performed on stage at the Grand Ole Opry, albeit to a horrified response.

When the Levee Breaks and The Battle of Evermore, meanwhile, are reworked as ominous drones, the latter led by a mandolin. They really work. Clapping his hands to his chest and grinning wildly at the conclusion, Plant looks like a man in a state of grace, which is entirely understandable: rather than dutifully cranking out one of the most famous ouevres in rock history, he’s dismantling and reassembling it, with powerful results.

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Track 01. Rich Woman 4:38
Track 02. Quattro (World Drifts In) 4:26
Track 03. Fortune Teller 4:20
Track 04. The Price Of Love 4:53
Track 05. Rock And Roll 4:05
Track 06. Please Read The Letter 6:36
Track 07. Trouble With My Lover 3:43
Track 08. High And Lonesome 4:19
Track 09. It Don’t Bother Me 4:48
Track 10. Gone Gone Gone 3:39
Track 11. The Battle Of Evermore 6:59
Track 12. When The Levee Breaks 9:33
62 mins

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  1. 34 Responses to “ROBERT PLANT & ALISON KRAUSS - GLASTONBURY 2022”

  2. YES!!!! Thank you, Big O! And definitely pick up their new album if you liked Raising Sand.

    By Tony on Jul 30, 2022

  3. It was Bob Lefsetz’s review of a show Allison and Robert did at Meriwether Post Pavillion, around the time of their first album, that led me to start collecting ROIOs. Been through quite a few of them since.

    By Tony on Jul 30, 2022

  4. Ive become a big supporter of black lives matter, the woke culture and of course a card carrying gay pride member. those other comments twernt me. i am as gay as gay can be. i love strutting around nude wearing just lederhosen.

    By HHH on Jul 30, 2022

  5. I saw the song remains the same Bob Plant gots a big un

    By Dic eee Butts on Jul 30, 2022

  6. Rumor has it Robert gots a Big Un

    By U L E on Jul 30, 2022

  7. Rumor has it Alison prefers Big Uns

    By U L E on Jul 30, 2022

  8. That big bulge in SRTS was a pair of rolled up socks you fools . Elvis used the same trick

    By T J on Jul 30, 2022

  9. Geezer music . Still better than the modern shit .

    By Jeffery on Jul 30, 2022

  10. Who starts these rumors?

    By Jocko P on Jul 30, 2022

  11. Last two twernt me more fakes

    By U L E on Jul 30, 2022

  12. I posted as HHH . I’m ashamed to post about myself using this ID

    Twas me

    By U L E on Jul 30, 2022

  13. i also love strutting around nude wearing just red stilettos

    By HHH on Jul 30, 2022

  14. Twas me again as HHH

    Only a gay BLM supporter with a tiny Un would deny it

    By U L E on Jul 30, 2022

  15. im posting as HHH…I think…I dont know if its really me unless there is a big un in my face. I think Confederate Bob or Johnny Straight wants to plow my brown. Bending over touching my toes, hope you 2 show me where the wild goose goes

    By HHH on Jul 30, 2022

  16. Im baaaaaaccccckkkk

    By Darth on Jul 30, 2022

  17. Welcome back Darth, the site could do with a change from sad willy obsessed teens.

    By GMAL on Jul 30, 2022

  18. Gee Jim Ping loves reading idiotic comments from westerners. That’s why he oked the return . It’s comedic entertainment

    By T J on Jul 30, 2022

  19. This dude is long in the britches I hear , big ole hoagie . Super big dude . This gal likes em on the super big side too I hear , loves them. Big ole foot long hoagies and trouser trout. Perfect match

    By ELU on Jul 30, 2022

  20. A foot long is a micro penis by Uncle Milte standards

    By Scaromouch on Jul 30, 2022

  21. Last three twernt me more fakes

    By U L E on Jul 30, 2022

  22. You needle Diks are something else . And by the way stop spreading lies about Robert . That bulge in his pants was all DIC K . I know first hand and mouth for that matter . What you see on stage is the real deal baby . I fucked him many times in the seventies and eighties

    By Pam Des Barris on Jul 30, 2022

  23. Bonzo was also huge , Jimmy was a Er

    Average. JPJ was the small one at about 5 puny inches

    By Pam Des Barris on Jul 30, 2022

  24. I introduced Lori Mattix to the way . She was like my little sis

    By Pam Des Barris on Jul 30, 2022

  25. Bonzo wanted a piece of her first but I protected her from him . He would have torn her apart with that big log of his

    By Pam Des Barris on Jul 30, 2022

  26. Oh Pam , how glorious it was in the era before Me Too

    By T J on Jul 30, 2022

  27. I have the syphilitic brain damage and STDs to prove that I fucked a lot of rock stars who forgot my name as soon as they pulled their diseased coc ks out of whatever whole of mine it just came into. Or maybe it wasn’t really them, it was just their roadies. I don’t know, I’m a mess.

    By Pam Des Barris on Jul 30, 2022

  28. You sound like one pathetic cum receptacle.. :-)

    By T J on Jul 30, 2022

  29. I wish I could be a cum receptacle like you were back in the day. Did Robert Plant and Jimmy Page spunk on your face

    By T J on Jul 30, 2022

  30. Im taking names and reporting all the faggots. But first I need to bend over and ask someone to shove it up my hershey highway. Im also lookin to snack on some male beef jerky

    By Θήο on Jul 31, 2022

  31. Hello Darth. If it is really you, welcome back. James from Thompson.

    By James on Aug 1, 2022

  32. That there Alison Krauss is a fine lookin woman unlike that ol spunk bucket Pam.

    I’m pleased to learn that I is not the only straight guy on here.Gotta go now, I’m on pussy patrol today

    By Johnny Straight on Aug 1, 2022

  33. Really Good BigO, thanks.

    By Greg on Aug 6, 2022

  34. Rumor has it Im on dic patrol tonite

    By Johnny Queer on Aug 6, 2022

  35. Ohhh…come too late! Anyone have a link, please!!! Thank you!

    By rochacrimson on Aug 9, 2022

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