Robert Plant Performs, Sings Doo-Wop On ‘Fallon’

    Led Zeppelin-frontman Robert Plant may be getting along in age, but the singer seems as vital as ever having just released his ninth solo album, Lullaby and… The Ceaseless Roar, and just a couple days ago acting as the musical guest and interviewee on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. Here he is performing rocking new album cuts “Turn It Up” and “Rainbow”:

     

    During his interview with the legendary rock star, Fallon recruited Plant to sing some classic doo-wop, specifically Gene Chandler’s “Duke of Earl,” with the assistance of an iPad looping app and a little back-up from the Roots. It’s actually a lot of fun. Here’s a clip:

    Lullaby and… The Ceaseless Roar is out now via Nonesuch/Warner Bros., and you can also catch Plant out on tour. Dates here:

    09.27 Brooklyn, NY: Brooklyn Academy of Music

    09.28 Brooklyn, NY: Brooklyn Academy of Music

    09.30 Toronto, ON: Massey Hall

    10.02 Chicago, IL: Riviera Theatre

    10.04 Denver, CO: Fillmore Auditorium

    10.07 Los Angeles, LA: Hollywood Palladium

    11.09 Newport, UK: Newport Centre

    11.10 Bournemouth, UK: O2 Academy

    11.12 London, UK: Roundhouse

    11.14 Hull, UK: City Hall

    11.15 Glasgow, UK: O2 Academy

    11.17 Leeds, UK: O2 Academy

    11.18 Newcastle, UK: O2 Academy

    11.20 Cambridge, UK: Corn Exchange

    11.21 Wolverhampton, UK: Civic Hall

    11.23 Belfast, UK: Ulster Hall

    11.24 Dublin, UK: Olympia

    11.26 Blackpool, UK: Blackpool Tower

    11.27 Llandudno, UK: Llandudno Venue Cymru Arena