Tribute to Robert Plant is mistakenly about Jimmy Page

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Shocked music fans discovered that a tribute to Led Zeppelin's Robert Plant mistakenly features the life story of band member Jimmy Page.

The blunder was spotted on the wall of music, located on the vacant shop fronts of the Royal London Buildings, in Princes Square.

The project has been led by Wolverhampton BID and the City of Wolverhampton Council to encourage more people to find out about their city's musical heritage.

The wall, which features the brief biographies of Wolverhampton-born musicians and various QR codes to access their music on YouTube, includes the biography of Robert Plant.

However, instead of detailing the life story of the musician, who has had a successful solo career for more than 40 years, the wall states: 'Led Zeppelin broke up in 1980 but Page has continued to create new music, never looking back.'

A tribute to Led Zepplin's Robert Plant is mistakenly for Jimmy Page instead

The news has disappointed visitors to the attraction who took pictures of the mistaken biography.

Ian Smith, of Moseley Road, Bilston, said: "I must say I was impressed with the display of Rock and Pop stars.

"Pity they didn't employ a proof reader though! I was in the city centre with two of my friends, one of which is a massive Led Zeppelin fan and she immediately noticed the mistake.'


"I'm a Wolves fan and I sit not far from Robert Plant when he comes to watch the games, so I do think it's pretty embarrassing for BID to have got this wrong."

Shaun Boyce, project manager for Wolverhampton BID, was apologetic for the mistake.

He said: "Firstly I would like to personally apologise that this error occurred in the first place and for any distress or inconvenience caused to Robert Plant, his family and friends.

"I can advise that this artwork will be replaced in week commencing August 22."


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