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Plant Contributes CD Proceeds to African Aid

August 15, 2005 02:29:51 GMT

Robert Plant is donating proceeds from sales of a four-song CD to an Arizona-based charitable organization that aids people in remote regions of Ethio


Deeply concern about the needing people in Africa, former Led Zeppelin front man Robert Plant is donating proceeds from sales of a four-song CD to an Arizona-based charitable organization that aids people in remote regions of Ethiopia, Mali and Niger. The CD by Plant and his backup group, Strange Sensation, consisting performances of "Shine It All Around," "Freedom Fries," "Tin Pan Valley" and "When the Levee Breaks."

Moreover, the recorded on June 9 CD will be available by disc or computer download on the singer Web site. "It's all about, I think, increasing awareness, breaking away from the usual sort of news reel approach to human disasters, if you like; illuminating and exposing these conditions from a different angle," so Plant told the East Valley Tribune.

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