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Readers’ Top 10 for 2013: The Beatles, Peter Banks, the Band, Adrian Belew, Carcass, Led Zeppelin

Readers’ Top 10 for 2013: The Beatles, Peter Banks, the Band, Adrian Belew, Carcass, Led Zeppelin

Never mind that our readers’ top pick for 2013 was actually published on December 27, 2011. It’s part of a trend involving a certain mop-topped bunch.

‘It wasn’t white, clean and neat’: Long after Led Zeppelin, Robert Plant is still mixing it up

‘It wasn’t white, clean and neat’: Long after Led Zeppelin, Robert Plant is still mixing it up

Robert Plant’s newest post-Led Zeppelin outfit is a canny blending of blues and world music influences, adding spicy new flavors to a post-blues aesthetic that goes back to his earliest successes in music.

‘A lot of that stuff was a cliche’: Robert Plant on returning to his Led Zeppelin-era vocal style

‘A lot of that stuff was a cliche’: Robert Plant on returning to his Led Zeppelin-era vocal style

Beginning roughly with 2007′s Alison Krauss collaboration Raising Sand, Robert Plant began working in a quieter, more confidential manner that was completely alien to his Led Zeppelin style.

North Mississippi Allstars – World Boogie is Coming (2013)

Named after one of their dad’s favorite sayings, and featuring found-object recordings of R.L. Burnside and Otha Turner, you’d expect the Dickinson Brothers’ new North Mississippi Allstars album to be riven with nostalgia.

Deep Cuts: Led Zeppelin solo projects from Robert Plant, Jimmy Page and John Paul Jones

Deep Cuts: Led Zeppelin solo projects from Robert Plant, Jimmy Page and John Paul Jones

For most Led Zeppelin fans, the group’s canonical releases between 1969′s self-titled debut and 1979′s In Through the Out Door are consumptive enough that they needn’t bother with the solo efforts that followed.

‘I’m moved by time, and the weight of time’: Led Zeppelin’s Robert Plant on what drives him

‘I’m moved by time, and the weight of time’: Led Zeppelin’s Robert Plant on what drives him

As Led Zeppelin recedes further into his rear-view mirror, Robert Plant continues to stay busy — collaborating with Allison Krauss, the Band of Joy and currently with the Spectacular Space Shifters. Still, he’s keenly aware of how much time has passed.

‘They don’t say a word’: Robert Plant says he’s not the only one holding up a Led Zeppelin reunion

‘They don’t say a word’: Robert Plant says he’s not the only one holding up a Led Zeppelin reunion

All of the reunion talk for Led Zeppelin, subsequent to their gala release of Celebration Day, seemed to center on the idea that Robert Plant wasn’t interested. Not true, says the erstwhile frontman.

One Track Mind: Patty Griffin with Robert Plant, “Ohio” from American Kid (2013)

There has been, over the last months, much more chatter about Robert Plant’s private affairs with Patty Griffin than anything they’ve done in the studio. “Ohio,” from Griffin’s upcoming release American Kid, changes that.

‘It’s stripped down and tribal and rocking’: Producer Buddy Miller previews new Robert Plant album

‘It’s stripped down and tribal and rocking’: Producer Buddy Miller previews new Robert Plant album

Robert Plant has been in a reminiscent mood lately, releasing old Led Zeppelin material and offering two consecutive albums dominated by cover tunes.

Gimme Five: Songs where Led Zeppelin, well, sucked

Gimme Five: Songs where Led Zeppelin, well, sucked

It’s become fashionable to like Led Zeppelin again, after the release of their 2007 partial reunion concert. Luckily, Celebration Day, which debuted in the Billboard Top 10 last fall, doesn’t include any of these duds.