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"Leader of the Midlands Flower People" - It Was a Publicity Stunt!

"One day we were trying to figure out how to get him some publicity, and I had just bought a bunch of velvet material for curtains. He had a court date coming up in a couple of days' time, and I thought 'Why don't we just dress him up in an outrageous costume, and we'll get all his friends to hold banners and circle the court on the day?'. So we made this velvet King John outfit, and the magistrate refused to hear the case, and it made the national news".

"We helped him get his first publicity, and the rest is history".

Interview with Tony Noons, Robert Plant's booking agent in the '60s

Originally published in Houston Press, July 17th 2003

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