[9 Dec 2018 | 3 Comments | 620 views]
LED ZEPPELIN REUNION FOR AHMET ERTEGUN AT THE 02 ARENA – DECEMBER 10 2007 – ELEVEN YEARS GONE TODAY…TBL ARCHIVE SPECIAL

Led Zeppelin Reunion for Ahmet Ertegun at the 02 Arena – eleven years gone…
Pic by Dave Linwood.
Eleven  years ago today on Monday December 10, 2007, thousands of lucky fans converged on the O2 Arena in London to witness the live return of Led Zeppelin for one night only – in memory of Ahmet Ertegun. Millions more across the world tracked the unfolding events via texts and online reports.
It remains perhaps the most significant night in their history, as fans young and old were able to see and understand – either …

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[9 Dec 2018 | 3 Comments | 620 views]
LED ZEPPELIN REUNION FOR AHMET ERTEGUN AT THE 02 ARENA – DECEMBER 10 2007 – ELEVEN YEARS GONE TODAY…TBL ARCHIVE SPECIAL

Led Zeppelin Reunion for Ahmet Ertegun at the 02 Arena – eleven years gone…
Pic by Dave Linwood.
Eleven  years ago today on Monday December 10, 2007, thousands of lucky fans converged on the O2 Arena in London to witness the live return of Led Zeppelin for one night only – in memory of Ahmet Ertegun. Millions more across the world tracked the unfolding events via texts and online reports.
It remains perhaps the most significant night in their history, as fans young and old were able to see and understand – either …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[4 Dec 2018 | One Comment | 1,455 views]
EVENINGS WITH LZ BOOK PUBLISHED IN THE US/ THE CAT CLUB LED ZEPPELIN IV EVENT /LZ NEWS/TBL ARCHIVE – CODA 35 YEARS GONE /1971 RETRO CHART/ THEY COULD NOT CONTINUE AS THEY WERE / DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

Evenings With Led Zeppelin book latest:
The Evenings With Led Zeppelin book is officially published on December 6 this week in the US.

The initial reaction to the book has been fantastic – this is a book every Led Zeppelin fan will love and don’t just take our word for it – here are some satisfied readers comments…

‘’The contents, layout and production is stunning. This book will be a “must have’’ for every Led Zeppelin fan.’’
Cliff Hilliard
‘’I have over 100 Led Zep books, this is the best Zep book I have, ever seen – simple as …

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[27 Nov 2018 | 5 Comments | 1,503 views]
THE CAT CLUB PRESENTS LED ZEPPELIN IV CLASSIC VINYL ALBUM EVENT /LZ NEWS/TBL ARCHIVE – LED ZEP IV – GOALDIGGERS AND MM AWARDS 1979/EVENINGS WITH NOW ON US AMAZON/VIP VICTORIA RECORD FAIR/ DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

The Cat Club Presents a Classic Vinyl Album Led Zeppelin IV Event: Tap & Barrell,Pontefract: 
Tomorrow night (November 28) I will be appearing at The Cat Club Classic Vinyl Album night presenting Led Zeppelin IV at the Tap & Barrel in Pontefract.
The event is already sold out I look forward to meeting all those in attendance. Many thanks to Kevin Reynolds and Chris Madden for their help and assistance.
Here’s the info:
We here at The CAT Club are delighted to welcome one of the leading authorities on all things Led Zeppelin.
DAVE LEWIS founded the Zeppelin magazine, …

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[21 Nov 2018 | 8 Comments | 1,750 views]
TBL CHRISTMAS GIFT IDEAS / EARLS COURT BOOK BLACK FRIDAY OFFER/LZ NEWS/ JIMMY PAGE AT ABBEY ROAD/PETER GRANT 23 YEARS GONE/ELECTRIC MAGIC 47 YEARS GONE/EMPIRE POOL WEMBLEY 1978/ 1971-ROCK’S GREATEST YEAR? / DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

TBL GIFTS FOR CHRISTMAS – ORDER NOW…
Black Friday Offers/Christmas Offers:
To coincide with Black Friday, here is a round up of TBL Product on offer this Christmas –all orders will be processed and dispatched as received. Note overseas buyers – order as soon as possible to ensure pre Christmas delivery.
Fed up with receiving the same old tired gifts for Christmas each year? Why not give your loved ones a nudge in the direction of the TBL ordering page and get them to invest on your behalf –let them really know what …

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[14 Nov 2018 | 2 Comments | 2,104 views]
JOHN BONHAM A CELEBRATION FESTIVAL RAISES £21,000, LZ NEWS /EVENINGS WITH LED ZEPPELIN LATEST/THOUGHTS ON THE BEATLES WHITE ALBUM/ LED ZEP I RARITY/BOY GEORGE/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

Here’s some very good news:
JOHN BONHAM A CELEBRATION FESTIVAL RAISES £21,000 FOR TEENAGE CANCER TRUST
A one day music event held in Redditch town centre, Worcestershire has raised £21,000 for Teenage Cancer Trust. The John Bonham A Celebration Festival, held on 22nd September 2018 was created to celebrate the life and legacy of the legendary Led Zeppelin drummer’s on his 70th birthday year.
A stellar line-up of Rock/Blues artists and special guests, all with a connection to the Led Zeppelin family, took to the stage as part of a full …

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[7 Nov 2018 | 7 Comments | 1,913 views]
PETER GRANT BOOK REVIEW/EVENINGS WITH LED ZEPPELIN LATEST/LZ NEWS/ LED ZEP IV TBL ARCHIVE/BOB DYLAN MORE BLOOD -MORE TRACKS/BEDFORD VIP RECORD FAIR/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

My thoughts on…
Bring It On Home: Peter Grant, Led Zeppelin and Beyond: The Story of Rock’s Greatest Manager by Mark Blake
Firstly, I have a bit of a vested interest in this book as I’ve been in touch with Mark Blake a fair few times as he has been writing it. I was also one of the many people he interviewed for the book. Knowing of Mark’s past work with books on Pink Floyd and Queen, I was pretty certain he would make a very good job of documenting the …

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[30 Oct 2018 | 8 Comments | 1,854 views]
ROBERT PLANT & SSS AT BLUES FEST/ EVENINGS WITH BOOK LATEST/LZ NEWS/MARQUEE BOX SET/ MICK WALL EVENT /THE SONG REMAINS THE SAME & REMASTERS TBL ARCHIVE/ FREDDIE MERCURY FILM/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

Robert Plant and the Sensational Space Shifters – Blues Fest 2018 – Friday October 28 – The 02 London:  

Following a consummate set from Van Morrison, Robert Plant and the Sensational Space Shifters took to the stage and displayed their intent to delight the crowd from the off.
A welcomed set opener of Ramble On led into a tough and rocking Turn it Up. May Queen and Rainbow were both early crowd pleasers. It was good to hear Black Dog again inspiring memories of that night of night’s… here in this venue eleven …

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[23 Oct 2018 | 8 Comments | 1,936 views]
ROBERT PLANT & SSS BLUES FEST PREVIEW/EVENINGS WITH LATEST/ LZ NEWS/LED ZEPPELIN II AT 49/CODA REVIEW/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

Robert Plant and The Sensational Space Shifters – back in UK action…
Following tour dates in America, Robert Plant and The Sensational Space Shifters are back in action in the UK this week.
They play in Cardiff on October 25 followed by the prestigious Blues Fest double bill with Van Morrison at the 02 Arena in London on Friday 26. On Sunday they perform in Dublin.
I am aiming for the London date – the first occasion I have seen him perform live for nigh on a year – the last occasion being at the …

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[17 Oct 2018 | No Comment | 2,348 views]
LED ZEPPELIN BY LED ZEPPELIN & PETER GRANT BOOK REVIEWS/EVENINGS WITH LATEST/LZ NEWS/TBL ARCHIVE -LED ZEPPELIN III PART 2/NATIONAL ALBUM DAY/CODA/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

Latest book review round up:
Firstly some reviews and feedback for the official Led Zeppelin By Led Zeppelin book:
LED ZEPPELIN BY LED ZEPPELIN
Reel Art Press, released October 9, 2018
A commentary by Larry M. Bergmann, Jr.
Of all the things we’ve known were coming during this 50th anniversary celebration, this was (so far, anyway) the one I was most anticipating. Of course we’ve had many photo books across the years, and Led Zeppelin were nothing if not photogenic. Most of the previous photo books on the band hit the                                                               mark in their own …

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[11 Oct 2018 | 8 Comments | 2,554 views]
EVENINGS WITH LED ZEPPELIN FEEDBACK/LZ NEWS/LZ BY LZ/ TBL ARCHIVE – LED ZEPPELIN III AND LYCEUM 1969/CODA LONDON GIG/NATIONAL ALBUM DAY/DANNY BAKER / DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

Evenings With Led Zeppelin latest:

It was an absolute pleasure on Wednesday to visit Richard Cole and personally hand over a copy of the Evenings With Led Zeppelin book . It was also a real thrill to wade through the various dates and tours in the book with him and hear first hand Richard’s views on it all in his role as Led Zeppelin’s Tour Manager.
Richard contributed the superb Foreword to the book and it really sets the scene for the following 500 plus pages.
He commented that in producing this book Mike …