17497Re: Sri Robert Plant
- Dec 7, 2010So, Sri Robert takes us up the stairway to
heaven and we find him and Sri Raghu Dixit
sharing their celestial harmonies. Thanks
and praises for these transcendant performances.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Bruce Morgen <editor@...> wrote:
> Indian "folk rock" sensation
> Raghu Dixit on meeting rock
> legend Robert Plant at a TV
> taping in London:
> "Robert was the only artist I
> knew. I'd never heard of any of
> the others. It was an amazing
> moment which I'll remember for
> the rest of my life.
> "I said, 'I feel awesome to have
> the opportunity to showcase my
> music in front of you'.
> "Robert was so humble and replied,
> 'It's an opportunity for all of us,
> we're all beginners - in music,
> every day is a brand new day'. It
> was amazing for a man of his
> stature to say that to me.
> It's seems Sri Robert has come a
> long way from his days as Led
> Zeppelin's room-wrecking "golden
> god" of pop star excess -- and
> Raghu Dixit is quite a talent, a
> powerhouse vocalist with a sharp
> and highly nuanced ear who pays
> due homage to the traditions of
> his homeland while wholeheartedly
> embracing western influences:
> Here's the indefatigable Sri
> Robert from the same excellent TV
> show with his remarkable "Band of
> Joy." His song starts at about
> 4:20 -- when I hear it, "Satan"
> equates to ignorance and "Jesus"
> is the inner guru we may (or may
> not) encounter in meditation. In
> fact, as heard here the song itself
> is a meditation on the sincere
> determination to dispel ignorance:
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