greatpeoplewithpets

Robert Plant and his Merle dog Strider - the infamous "blue eyed girl" written about in Bron-Y-Aur Stomp!

Strider gets her name from Tolkien’s “Lord of the Rings” - it was one of Aragorn’s aliases.

The song title was initially misspelled on the album; it was supposed to be “Bron-Yr-Aur”, after a house in Gwennedd, Wales where the band went for retreats and Plant would walk his pooch.

“As we walk down the country lanes, I’ll be singing a song, Hear me calling your name…"