[4 Mar 2021 | 2 Comments | 1,210 views]
EVENINGS WITH LED ZEPPELIN REVISED & EXPANDED EDITION/ NEW SYDNEY ’72 TAPE SOURCE/LZ NEWS/STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN AT 50 – TBL 50TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL – MARCH 5 BELFAST PERFORMANCE –  GREATEST LIVE VERSIONS – SIMPLY LED AT BELFAST 20 YEARS GONE/WORLD BOOK DAY/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

EVENINGS WITH LED ZEPPELIN:
REVISED, EXPANDED AND ESSENTIAL…PRE ORDER DETAILS HERE 
Evenings With Led Zeppelin – The Complete Concert Chronicle by Dave Lewis and Mike Tremaglio
Revised & Expanded Edition…
Many thanks for the very encouraging response to our announcement last week of our plans for the revised & expanded edition of the Evenings With Led Zeppelin book.
LATEST UPDATE:
Pre order details for UK Amazon/Foyles/Waterstones/OmnibusPress now set up – see links below
Amazon US will follow soon
Get ready to be transported back to those incredible Evenings With Led Zeppelin …
PRE ORDER HERE:
Pre order for Amazon …

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[4 Mar 2021 | 2 Comments | 1,210 views]
EVENINGS WITH LED ZEPPELIN REVISED & EXPANDED EDITION/ NEW SYDNEY ’72 TAPE SOURCE/LZ NEWS/STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN AT 50 – TBL 50TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL – MARCH 5 BELFAST PERFORMANCE –  GREATEST LIVE VERSIONS – SIMPLY LED AT BELFAST 20 YEARS GONE/WORLD BOOK DAY/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

EVENINGS WITH LED ZEPPELIN:
REVISED, EXPANDED AND ESSENTIAL…PRE ORDER DETAILS HERE 
Evenings With Led Zeppelin – The Complete Concert Chronicle by Dave Lewis and Mike Tremaglio
Revised & Expanded Edition…
Many thanks for the very encouraging response to our announcement last week of our plans for the revised & expanded edition of the Evenings With Led Zeppelin book.
LATEST UPDATE:
Pre order details for UK Amazon/Foyles/Waterstones/OmnibusPress now set up – see links below
Amazon US will follow soon
Get ready to be transported back to those incredible Evenings With Led Zeppelin …
PRE ORDER HERE:
Pre order for Amazon …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[25 Feb 2021 | 4 Comments | 2,230 views]
ANNOUNCING THE AUTUMN PUBLICATION OF EVENINGS WITH LED ZEPPELIN REVISED & EXPANDED EDITION/LZ NEWS/PHYSICAL GRAFFITI 46 YEARS GONE/1975 US TOUR SNAPSHOT/AUCKLAND NZ 1972 CINE FILM FIND/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

EVENINGS WITH LED ZEPPELIN:
REVISED, EXPANDED AND ESSENTIAL…
 Announcing the autumn publication from Omnibus Press of…
 Evenings With Led Zeppelin – The Complete Concert Chronicle by Dave Lewis and Mike Tremaglio
 Revised & Expanded Edition…
 In September 2018, the first edition of the Evenings With Led Zeppelin book was published by Omnibus Press.
Written by Mike Tremaglio and myself, designed by TBL designer Mick Lowe, edited by Chris Charlesworth with a Foreword by former Led Zeppelin Tour Manager Richard Cole.
It was the culmination of years of research – the aim being to produce the most accurate …

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[18 Feb 2021 | One Comment | 1,105 views]
TBL ARCHIVE -PAGE & PLANT TEENAGE CANCER GIG 2002/DETROIT 1975 CINE FOOTAGE FIND/LZ NEWS/ AUDIO MEDIA ARCHIVE/JOHNNY ROGAN RIP/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

 

 
TBL Archive – February 2002:
It’s always great to look back on this very memorable event – one of the most intriguing gigs I ever attended read on to find out why…
Jimmy Page & Robert Plant – Teenage Cancer gig – Royal Albert Hall, February 9, 2002: 19 Years Gone…
It’s amazing to think that it’s all of 19 years today (Feb 9th) that Jimmy and Robert appeared separately on the Teenage Cancer gig at the Royal Albert Hall headlined by Paul Weller.
I remember the TBL meet in the pub beforehand as …

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[11 Feb 2021 | One Comment | 2,276 views]
LED ZEPPELIN DIGITAL AUDIO MEDIA ARCHIVE LAUNCHED/ATLANTA 1969 POP FESTIVAL TAPE SURFACES/LZ NEWS/1975 US TOUR SNAPSHOT/VALENTINES DAY/RECORD COLLECTOR PRESENTS THE WHO/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

 
Led Zeppelin Digital Audio Media Archive Launched:
I am very pleased to announce a new online digital archive that will provide access to hours of historically significant Led Zeppelin radio broadcasts 
I’ve been involved with this exciting project for a few months now and have been liaising with the renowned Zep archivist Blockbuster to bring it all to fruition – and he has done an absolutely amazing job in doing so.
The objective is to create an online Led Zeppelin media archive drawn from archive radio broadcasts as they were aired at the …

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[4 Feb 2021 | 2 Comments | 1,676 views]
TBL ARCHIVE LED ZEP 1975 US TOUR SNAPSHOT/LZ NEWS/1970 EVENINGS WITH EXTRACT/ GALACTIC RAMBLE REVIEWED /THE WHO RECORD COLLECTOR SPECIAL/ CROW JAYNE REVIEWED/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

TBL Archive – it was 46 years ago…
TBL Led Zep 1975 Snapshot: Number Five:
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 6th,1975
MONTREAL, CANADA
MONTREAL FORUM
Set: Rock And Roll/Sick Again/Over The Hills And Far Away/In My Time Of Dying/The Song Remains The Same/The Rain Song/Kashmir/No Quarter/Trampled Underfoot/Moby Dick/Dazed And Confused (inc. San Francisco)/Stairway To Heaven/Whole Lotta Love – Black Dog/Heartbreaker
Snapshot Listen:- How it sounds now:
I have this on the 1975 World Tour vinyl double album and the When The Levee breaks /World Tour ’75 CD set. I’ve always had a bit of affection for the World Tour …

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[28 Jan 2021 | 2 Comments | 1,532 views]
BONHAM-BULLICK NEW CD EP PRE ORDER DETAILS /LED ZEPPELIN 1- IT WAS 52 YEARS AGO/LZ NEWS/TBL LED ZEP 1975 US TOUR SNAPSHOT/MY 7 NIGHTS WITH ZEP IN 1977/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

Latest Deborah Bonham & Pete Bullick news…an essential purchase for a very good cause…and no doubt more great Bonham-Bullick music…
‘SEE YOU AGAIN’ CDEP
Pre Order the New CDEP to be Released 7th FEB 2021
From the forthcoming BONHAM-BULLICK Album
On 7th February 2021 Deborah Bonham and Peter Bullick will release a very special CDEP titled ‘See You Again’, in advance of their forthcoming album ‘Bonham-Bullick’. This record will not only be released on Deborah’s birthday, but £1 from the sale of each copy will be donated to Teenage Cancer Trust in the name …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[21 Jan 2021 | 2 Comments | 1,533 views]
TBL 1975 US TOUR SNAPSHOT/LZ NEWS/ROBERT PLANT LEICESTER 1988/BAD COMPANY REISSUES/1971 SCENE COLUMN/BOWIE SINGLE/CROW JAYNE/TBL ISSUE 1/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

TBL Archive Special: TBL Led Zep 1975 Snapshot: Number Two
Snapshot Notes:
MONDAY JANUARY 20th, 1975
CHICAGO, ILLINOIS
CHICAGO STADIUM

Set: Rock And Roll/Sick Again/Over The Hills And Far Away/When The Levee Breaks/The Song Remains The Same/The Rain Song/Kashmir/The Wanton Song/No Quarter/In My Time Of Dying/Trampled Underfoot/Moby Dick/How Many More Times/Stairway To Heaven/Whole Lotta Love – Black Dog/Communication Breakdown.
Robert ‘s flu is now in full effect and Jimmy is struggling with an injured finger. How Many More Times’ was recalled to the set to allow space for guitar improvisation. As Page told Chris Charlesworth …

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[13 Jan 2021 | 2 Comments | 1,568 views]
ROSS HALFIN ZEP VINYL BOOK UPDATE/TBL 1975 SNAPSHOT/MY REVIEW OF THE MARCH 24 1975 LA SOUNDBOARD/LZ NEWS STOP PRESS LED ZEPPELIN SINGLE CANCELLED / REMEMBERING MICK BONHAM/DL LIFE WITH THE STARS/ROCK’N’ROLL COLOURING/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

Led Zeppelin Vinyl: The Essential Collection by Ross Halfin. Published by Reel Art Press – Spring 2021:
Here’s the latest update via his Facebook page from Ross Haflin on his forthcoming Led Zeppelin Vinyl: The Essential Collection book…this is going to be an essential addition to the creaking Led Zep bookshelf…
”I’ve been working on the latest draft of my new Led Zeppelin vinyl book and I’m actually really pleased with it . I have photographed all of my records and am trying to pick the rarest ones and also things I …

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[6 Jan 2021 | 2 Comments | 8,271 views]
JOHN PAUL JONES & JIMMY PAGE ON THE OCCASION OF THEIR BIRTHDAYS/LZ NEWS/HAPPY BIRTHDAY RICHARD COLE/DAVID BOWIE 5 YEARS GONE/BEDS & BUCKS 1971 COLUMN/GERRY MARSDEN RIP/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

John Paul Jones on the occasion of his 75th Birthday:
John Paul Jones was 75  on Sunday January 3…
To celebrate his Birthday here is the John Paul Jones 75 at 75  TBL Playlist as follows:
John Paul Jones 75 at 75 – The TBL Playlist:
1    Foggy Day In Vietnam – Available on: Your Time is Gonna Come –The Roots Of Led Zeppelin (1964)
2    Baja – Available on: Your Time is Gonna Come –The Roots Of Led Zeppelin (1964)
3    Little Games (The Yardbirds)  –  Available on: The Yardbirds Little Games (1967)
4    She’s A Rainbow (The Rolling Stones) Available …

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[29 Dec 2020 | 5 Comments | 1,338 views]
BEST OF THE YEAR LP AND CD RELEASES/ROUND UP OF DL TBL POSTS & WRITINGS 2020/LEMMY FIVE YEARS GONE/LZ NEWS/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

BEST OF THE YEAR ROUND UP:
There’s been some truly fantastic albums and CD’s this past year so here’s my listings…
DL Best Of Year LP/CD releases:
These are my favourite vinyl LP and CD acquisitions of 2020 in no particular order:
Paul Weller – On Sunset  2LP
Bob Dylan –  Rough And Rowdy Ways  2LP
Bruce Springsteen – Letter To You  2LP
The Rolling Stones – Goats Head Soup reissue 2 LP
Led Zeppelin Transmissions 1969   2 CD
Led Zeppelin –   A Memory Frozen Forever –  Berlin July 7, 1980 3 LP bootleg
Led Zeppelin – More Comedy Less …