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Alison Krauss Teams Up with Led Zeppelin's Robert Plant

August 7, 2007 (2:30 am) GMT
A long-waited cover songs project from Alison Krauss and Robert Plant called 'Raising Sand' finally came to frutation.
Alison Krauss

's has been waiting for years to complete a duet album with blue grass singer and now the time has come. A compilation consisting of cover songs titled '' will be released October 23.

Among those in the track list are Plant's hit 'Please Read the Letter' that he did with band mate and appeared on his 1999's album 'Walking Into Clarksdale', Gene Clark's 'Polly', Naomi Neville's 'Fortune Teller', and ' duet with Kathleen Brennan on 'Trampled Rose'.

For this record, Krauss and Plant had worked with Grammy-winning producer T-Bone Burnett in Nashville and Los Angeles Studios. The couple had earlier performed together seven years ago at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame during a tribute to American folk and blues musician Leadbelly.

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