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|Single by Robert Plant and Alison Krauss|
|from the album Raising Sand|
|Released||October 23, 2007|
|Format||CD single, Digital download|
|Genre||R&B, folk rock|
|Writer(s)||Dorothy LaBostrie, McKinley Millet|
|Producer(s)||T Bone Burnett|
"Rich Woman" is a song written by Dorothy LaBostrie and McKinley "Li'l" Millet, who recorded it in 1955; and was most notably recorded by Robert Plant and Alison Krauss on their 2007 album Raising Sand.
The song was first recorded by Li'l Millet and his Creoles, for Specialty Records. He co-wrote the song with LaBostrie, who had previously co-written "Tutti-Frutti" with Little Richard. It was produced by legendary New Orleans producer Robert Blackwell. It was recorded at Cosimo's J&M Studios in September, 1955, and released in November 1955. Backing musicians on the sessions were Edgar Myles (vocals, trombone), McKinley "Li'l" Millet (vocals, bass), Lee Allen (tenor sax), Ernest Mare (guitar), Bartholomew Smith (drums), James Victor Lewis (tenor sax) and Warren Myles (piano).
Robert Plant & Alison Krauss opened their 2007 album Raising Sand with their version of the song.
Robert Plant & Alison Krauss version
Country singer Alison Krause and former Led Zepplin vocalist Robert Plant included their version on their 2007 duet album Raising Sand; at the suggestion of their noted producer T Bone Burnett. It was also released as a CD single and as a digital download.
|U.S. Billboard Bubbling Under Hot 100||18|
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