From the archive: Robert Plant, from The Guardian (UK, 14 June 2002): ‘”Let’s set up a feast for the photograph,” he says as we sit down by the dining table. “We’ll put some cutlery out, light some candles, then get Jimmy Page over and do a black mass.”‘

And, from the same interview: “Sonny Johnson […] was the original blues singer to sell his soul to the devil – he did it five years before Robert Johnson had even thought about it and 30 years before us guys from middle England decided to sell our souls to the junkman.”