Robert Plant Named Commander of the British Empire

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Four years ago, Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page was named an Officer of the British Empire (OBE), a title one notch below Plant's. Plant insisted this wouldn't harm their relationship. "If we can remember each other's phone number at this time in life it's a miracle," he said. "We're still good friends, we both enjoy a rather dark sense of humor that comes, I think, from being on the wrong side of the tracks for all those wild years."

They may be "good friends," but Plant is still insisting that the group's dancing days are over. "Sometimes I go a bit deaf in either ear," he told the reporters who questioned him about a reunion, "especially when people are talking nonsense."

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