[23 Apr 2015 | No Comment | 1,329 views]
BRON-YR-AUR PROJECT/ROBERT PLANT ON LEADBELLY/RARE PROMO ALBUM/PAGE & PLANT 1995 PART 2/ROSS HALFIN EXHIBITION/RSD REPORT/ DL DIARY UPDATE

Bron -Yr -Aur Project Launch:
More coverage of the Bron- Yr- Aur project – the exhibition of which opens this Saturday April 25:
Ecologist Scott Roe, 42, now lives in the cottage with his family and launched the Bron- Yr- Aur art project when artist and Led Zeppelin fan Jim Stallings from Macon, Georgia, USA, made a simple request for photographs.
He said: “What began as a simple request for photographs quickly developed into the Bron- Yr- Aur project.
“For the first time since Jimmy Page and Robert Plant’s famed visit to our cottage …

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[23 Apr 2015 | No Comment | 1,329 views]
BRON-YR-AUR PROJECT/ROBERT PLANT ON LEADBELLY/RARE PROMO ALBUM/PAGE & PLANT 1995 PART 2/ROSS HALFIN EXHIBITION/RSD REPORT/ DL DIARY UPDATE

Bron -Yr -Aur Project Launch:
More coverage of the Bron- Yr- Aur project – the exhibition of which opens this Saturday April 25:
Ecologist Scott Roe, 42, now lives in the cottage with his family and launched the Bron- Yr- Aur art project when artist and Led Zeppelin fan Jim Stallings from Macon, Georgia, USA, made a simple request for photographs.
He said: “What began as a simple request for photographs quickly developed into the Bron- Yr- Aur project.
“For the first time since Jimmy Page and Robert Plant’s famed visit to our cottage …

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[16 Apr 2015 | 5 Comments | 1,803 views]
BOOT LED ZEPPELIN EARLS COURT 40TH ANNIVERSARY LONDON GIG/ EC PHOTO BOOK LATEST/TBL ARCHIVE – PAGE & PLANT 1995/BAD COMPANY REISSUES/ RSD / DL DIARY UPDATE

Boot Led Zeppelin celebrate Led Zeppelin at Earls Court with 40th anniversary Shepherds Bush gig:
UK tribute band Boot Led Zeppelin will be celebrating the 40th anniversary of the famous Zep Earls Court shows with a showcase gig on Saturday May 9. The venue is the Shepherds Bush Empire in London. The band will be be recreating the magic of Zep in ’75 with a special Earls Court set.
This will be a great way of kick starting the 40th anniversary activity – I am aiming to be in attendance with the …

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[9 Apr 2015 | 8 Comments | 1,983 views]
EARLS COURT BOOK EXCLUSIVE TBL/RUFUS STONE PRE ORDER/ ROBERT PLANT ON STAGE/PRESENCE 39 YEARS GONE /PAGE & PLANT MEADOWLANDS 20 YEARS GONE/ DL DIARY UPDATE/

Exclusive TBL/ Rufus Stone Pre order Details:
Here’s an opportunity to pre order the forthcoming Earls Court photo book at a special offer price… 
Five Glorious Nights – Led Zeppelin at Earls Court compiled by Dave Lewis published by Rufus Stone Limited Editions:
The forthcoming large format photographic book capturing the full visual splendour of Led Zeppelin’s milestone concerts at Earls Court in May 1975.
The book includes over 200 colour and black and white photos –many of them rarely seen plus accompanying text that explains why these concerts were among the finest the …

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[2 Apr 2015 | 8 Comments | 2,134 views]
EARLS COURT PHOTO BOOK LATEST/ US FILM SCREENING/BRANDY AND COKE INTERACTIVE VIDEO/BBC IN CONCERT 1971/ FLASHBACK MAG/DL DIARY UPDATE

Five Glorious Nights – Led Zeppelin at Earls Court May 1975 update:
Here’s an update on the latest situation with the Earls Court photo book.
An email has gone out via Rufus Stone Limited Editions to all those that signed to register interest in the forthcoming Five Glorious Nights Led Zeppelin at Earls Court photo book I am compiling. Further information will follow soon regarding the pre ordering process. As soon as the ordering process comes your way, be sure to order quickly to ensure a copy. If you have yet to register …

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[26 Mar 2015 | 5 Comments | 1,948 views]
ROBERT PLANT ON STAGE WITH JACK WHITE/ TBL 1975 SNAPSHOT /DEBORAH BONHAM TOUR DATES/ HIFI LOUNGE EVENT AND THE WHO AT 02 ARENA REPORTS/DL DIARY UPDATE/

Robert Plant on stage with Jack White:
Robert Plant made a guest appearance with Jack White last Saturday at the Lollapalooza event in Argentina. Robert and the Sensational Space Shifters were also on the bill.  The pair performed a scintillating version of Lemon Song/Killing Floor – as can be seen in the clip below, Robert was in full on rock god mode stalking the stage playing off Jack’s guitar licks. A superb performance.  The Lemon Song/Killing Floor was duly added to the Space Shifters set for their Citibank Hall Rio appearance …

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[20 Mar 2015 | One Comment | 1,722 views]
BAD COMPANY PLAYBACK PREVIEWS/ROBERT PLANT & SSS US TOUR DATES/TBL LED ZEP 1975 SNAPSHOT/ GOLDRUSH AND FOOTBALL 45 YEARS GONE/ANDY FRASER 1952 – 2015/DL DIARY UPDATE

Bad Company Playback Gibson Brands Studio:
On Wednesday night I attended the excellent Bad Company Playback at Gibson Brands Studios in London. This featured Mick Ralphs in conversation with Classic Rock Team Rock radio DJ Nicky Horne and previews of five alternate takes of Can’t Get Enough, The Way I Choose, Bad Company, Feel Like Makin’ Love and Shooting Star – all soon to be part of the re issued first two Bad Company albums Bad Co and Straight Shooter  due out early April .
This was a small affair at Gibson Brands Studios with about …

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[12 Mar 2015 | No Comment | 1,736 views]
HIFI LOUNGE -TBL CLASSIC ROCK SATURDAY/ PHYSICAL GRAFFITI REISSUE FEEDBACK/ TBL 1975 LED ZEP SNAPSHOT/DL DIARY UPDATE

HiFi Lounge/TBL Classic Rock Saturday – Dunton, Bedfordshire – March 21, 2015:
Once again we are teaming up with The Hi Fi Lounge dealership to stage a special HiFi Lounge/TBL Classic Rock Saturday.
The HiFi Lounge is a highly reputable hi- fi dealership situated in an out of town spot in Bedfordshire. It’s situated in a converted granary building in the village of Dunton –just off the A1M –appropriately enough the road to Knebworth and with good links to London and the north.

Following on from the success of last year’s event, TBL will …

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[5 Mar 2015 | 3 Comments | 2,428 views]
ROBERT PLANT ON STAGE AT FRANK FREEMAN REUNION/RECORD STORE RELEASE/LEADBELLY GIG/ PHYSICAL GRAFFITI MORE FEEDBACK/DL DIARY UPDATE

Robert Plant back on stage with Robbie Blunt at Frank Freeman’s Reunion show in Kidderminster…
Dave Shuck and Kevyn Gammond have been in touch to feedback on the recent Frank Freeman reunion concert which took place in Kidderminster on Saturday Feb 21.
The reunion was in homage to the famous Frank Freeman’s Dancing Club venue in Kidderminster that played host to the likes of Captain Beefheart, Tyrannosaurs Rex, Fleetwood Mac etc. Robert Plant was a big supporter of the club – this reunion show saw him back on stage with Robbie Blunt, …

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[27 Feb 2015 | 3 Comments | 1,800 views]
PHYSICAL GRAFFITI WEEK ON TBL/ RETRO REVIEW/TBL LED ZEP ’75 SNAPSHOT FEB 27-28 / EARLS COURT BOOK/DL DIARY UPDATE

Physical Graffiti Covers City! New Led Zeppelin album released!
Physical Graffiti Week on TBL:
 TBL ’75 Snapshot Retro Review:
Jaan Uhelszki, Creem, 1975
ROCK’S BIGGEST bruisers, Led Zeppelin, have got another album. In rock chronology this is an Event, since the defending champions of the world’s biggest rock ‘n’ roll draw have released only six albums in the past seven years. In fact, we’ve spent eighteen excruciating months between products, pacifying ourselves with heavy rock’s second prizes – Deep Purple, Blue Oyster Cult, and BTO. And these heavy metal hitmen couldn’t begin to plug …

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[26 Feb 2015 | 3 Comments | 1,342 views]
PHYSICAL GRAFFITI WEEK ON TBL/ DL THOUGHTS ON THE VINYL VERSION / JIMMY AT THE BRITS/DL DIARY UPDATE

Physical Graffiti Covers City! New Led Zeppelin album released!
Physical Graffiti Week on TBL:
After all the build-up, it’s now time to celebrate the long awaited release of the reissue of Physical Graffiti…
DL thoughts:
The Reissued Graffiti: Physical Sequencing with no cherry picking required……
So this is it…the big one – an embarrassment of riches –
I played the vinyl version yesterday all in one sitting – as it should be and I have to say I was totally overwhelmed..… totally beyond expectation …so many moments of unparalleled greatness now heard in more clarity than …