While I've kept in touch with what the singer is doing enough to have a reasonable expectation what fans could have expected, I'm not on top of how well they performed, or how the performances went over. Thus, I use reviews to figure out how the night was. According to Alabama.com, Sunday night went exceedingly well, getting 5 stars out of 5:
When you're the 63-year-old lead singer of one of the most legendary bands on the planet, you can pretty much do whatever you want to.
That's why, while his homeland of England was showcasing U.K. rock 'n roll groups during the closing ceremony of the 2012 Olympics, Robert Plant rode through Alabama in the midst of a brief U.S. tour with his newest group, Sensational Space Shifters...
Right from the start, it was clear that this performance would be one that avoided being pigeonholed into a specific genre...
Robert Plant may not be as young as he once was. He may not be able to hit the highest levels or hold out the longest notes. And he probably didn't trash whatever hotel room he stayed in.
But the fact that the singer can continue to conjure new projects and mesh well with just about any musician is proof: he's still got it.
Reaction from Clarksdale on Saturday was similar. While in Clarksdale, Plant was honoured with an induction into the Mississippi Delta Blues Hall of Fame.