Rich Woman

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"Rich Woman"
Single by Robert Plant and Alison Krauss
from the album Raising Sand
Released 2008
Format CD single, Digital download
Recorded 2007
Genre R&B, folk rock
Length 4:05
Label Rounder
Writer(s) Dorothy LaBostrie, McKinley Millet
Robert Plant singles chronology
"Please Read the Letter"
"Rich Woman"
Sliver Rider
Alison Krauss singles chronology
"Please Read the Letter"
"Rich Woman"

Rich Woman is a song written by Dorothy LaBostrie and McKinley Millet and most notably recorded by Robert Plant & Alison Krauss on their 2007 album Raising Sand.

It won the 2009 Grammy Award for Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals. The single was also prominently featured in the motion picture, Mad Money, starring Diane Keaton, Katie Holmes and Queen Latifah.

The song was first recorded by Li'l Millet and his Creoles in 1955, for Specialty Records and was also featured on Canned Heat's eponymous first album.

Live performances[edit]

Plant & Krauss performed this song along with their first single "Gone, Gone, Gone (Done Moved On)" at the 51st Annual Grammy Awards in 2009. They also performed this song at the JazzFest 2008.

Chart performance[edit]

The song entered the Billboard Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles chart at #18 on the week of February 28, 2009. It only stayed in the chart for a week.

Chart (2009) Peak
U.S. Billboard Bubbling Under Hot 100[1] 18


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2011). Top Pop Singles 1955–2010. Record Research, Inc. p. 500. ISBN 0-89820-188-8. 

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