Re: Sri Robert Plant
- So, 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: