[21 Nov 2014 | No Comment | 295 views]
ROBERT PLANT UK TOUR FEEDBACK /ROBERT AND SSS FOR SOUTH AMERICAN FESTIVAL DATES/JIMMY PAGE INTERVIEWS/DL DIARY UPDATE

Robert Plant and the Sensational Space Shifters – Cambridge Corn Exchange  -November 20th 2014:
”I don’t need Bluegrass – we have green grass here”
Setlist;Friends/Spoonful/Turn It Up/Going To California/Let The Four Winds Blow/Rainbow/
What Is And What Should Never Be/No Place To Go/Babe I’m Gonna Leave You/Little Maggie/
Fixin’ To Die/You Shook me – I Just Want To Make Love To You-Whole Lotta Love-Who Do You Love
Encores; Poor Howard/Rock And Roll
Just back from another excellent night in the company of the Sensational Space Shifters. It was good to catch the show outside of London …

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[21 Nov 2014 | No Comment | 295 views]
ROBERT PLANT UK TOUR FEEDBACK /ROBERT AND SSS FOR SOUTH AMERICAN FESTIVAL DATES/JIMMY PAGE INTERVIEWS/DL DIARY UPDATE

Robert Plant and the Sensational Space Shifters – Cambridge Corn Exchange  -November 20th 2014:
”I don’t need Bluegrass – we have green grass here”
Setlist;Friends/Spoonful/Turn It Up/Going To California/Let The Four Winds Blow/Rainbow/
What Is And What Should Never Be/No Place To Go/Babe I’m Gonna Leave You/Little Maggie/
Fixin’ To Die/You Shook me – I Just Want To Make Love To You-Whole Lotta Love-Who Do You Love
Encores; Poor Howard/Rock And Roll
Just back from another excellent night in the company of the Sensational Space Shifters. It was good to catch the show outside of London …

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[14 Nov 2014 | 11 Comments | 2,400 views]
ROBERT PLANT & THE SENSATIONAL SPACESHIFTERS LONDON ROUNDHOUSE /JIMMY AND CHRIS CORNELL IN LA/ TBL 38 ALL OUT THERE/DL DIARY UPDATE

Robert Plant and The Sensational Space Shifters: The Roundhouse London  – November 12th. 2014: 
Set List: Friends, Spoonful, Turn It Up, Jam (Arbaden (Maggies Baby)), Going To California, Embrace Another Fall, Rainbow, What Is And What Should Never Be, No Place To Go, Babe I’m Gonna Leave You, Little Maggie, Fixin To Die, Wanna Make Love To You/Whole Lotta Love/ Who Do You Love
Encores
Stolen Kiss, Rock and Roll
Gary Foy Observations:
We travel long and far to Chalk Farm, London and for what seems to be Roberts’s regular home lately, the Roundhouse, with …

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[10 Nov 2014 | 11 Comments | 2,540 views]
ROBERT PLANT AND THE SENSATIONAL SPACE SHIFTERS OPENING NIGHT OF THEIR UK TOUR IN NEWPORT REVIEW

 
Opening night of the Robert Plant and The Sensational Space Shifters UK tour – on the spot report and photos via Richard Grubb for TBL
Robert Plant and the Sensational Space Shifters – Newport Centre – November 9th, 2014
Setlist: No Quarter, Poor Howard, Thank You, Turn It Up, How Many More Times, All The King’s Horses, Black Country Woman, Embrace Another Fall, What Is And What Should Never Be, Rainbow, Fixing To Die, Whole Lotta Love
Encores: Nobody’s Fault But Mine, Little Maggie
27 years after my first live Robert Plant experience on …

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[7 Nov 2014 | 6 Comments | 2,028 views]
TBL 38 OUT ON THE STREETS/ JIMMY PAGE IN NEW YORK/ LED ZEP IV AND HOUSES CHART STATS AND MORE FEEDBACK/ROBERT PRE GIG MEET/DL DIARY UPDATE

 TBL 38 Out On the Streets:
TBL 38 is out on the streets. All UK copies have been despatched and I am now processing all Europe, America and overseas orders to   go out over the next few days.…hold on – it’s coming your way soon…..I think the wait will be worth it…
So after 113 days of toil, the results are finally there to be read – here’s some initial reaction:
Got my first copy today!……quality quality…content and production…..packed with great stuff  – Paul Hagen
Got ours today Dave, brilliant stuff many thanks –  Julie …

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[30 Oct 2014 | 13 Comments | 1,966 views]
TBL 38 DUE SOON/JIMMY PAGE ON FRENCH TV/LED ZEP IV AND HOUSES REISSUES FEEDBACK/DL DIARY UPDATE

TBL 38 on the way soon:
The TBL distribution preparation for the forthcoming TBL issue 38 is well underway here with envelopes and stamps to sort…and the 10 x 8 art print which every subscriber will receive, has also arrived and it looks very good indeed.
The magazines themselves are imminently due. This is one of the most important issues in the magazine’s long history. At 50,000 words, it’s easily the most packed issue text wise and the centre piece is the interview with Jimmy Page. Suffice to say, my challenge is …

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[24 Oct 2014 | 11 Comments | 3,181 views]
PAUL SMITH LED ZEP SCARVES LAUNCH/ LED ZEPP IV & HOUSES REISSUES – YOUR FEEDBACK REQUIRED/ TBL 38 A WRAP/ROBERT ON LATER/BONZO WITH WINGS/DL DIARY UPDATE

Paul Smith Led Zeppelin limited edition scarves launched in London: 
Wednesday October 22nd marked the official launch of the Paul Smith Led Zeppelin Limited Edition Scarves.  This was held at the Paul Smith store in Albermarle Street in London with Paul Smith and Jimmy Page in attendance. The six limited edition scarves were on show – only 50 of each have been made available at a price of £395 each. They look incredible and really are the height of fashion art- albeit at a hefty price. During the evening I saw …

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[17 Oct 2014 | 7 Comments | 3,202 views]
JIMMY PAGE A LIFE IN MUSIC LONDON EVENT/ON CHRIS EVANS SHOW/IN JAPAN REPORT/JIMMY PAGE BY JIMMY PAGE BOOK REVIEW/JOHN BONHAM MEMORIAL FUND DAY/DL DIARY UPDATE

The Guardian Live presents:
 A Life In Music – jimmy Page
Cadogan Hall London – October 15th, 2014.
When I interviewed Jimmy Page recently he was keen to point out that the reissue programme was for the fans – as he explained ‘’its about the people who have listened, not just heard, but listened to Led Zeppelin’’
That thought process has also been applied to the compiling of his book Jimmy Page by Jimmy Page. This is a volume that will thrill countless fans across the globe In the confines of the very plush …

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[10 Oct 2014 | 8 Comments | 1,367 views]
TBL 38 UPDATE/JIMMY PAGE INTERVIEW QUOTE/JIMMY PAGE Q AND A EVENT TBL MEET/JIMMY IN JAPAN & ON BBC ONLINE /ROBERT BROOKLYN BAY DATE/JPJ LA REVIEW/ DL DIARY UPDATE

 
TBL 38 Update:
Firstly may I offer a massive thanks for all the kind comments and support re the announcement of the Jimmy Page interview scheduled for the forthcoming TBL issue 38.
Just to re iterate on subscription status – if you are a past subscriber and received the last issue TBL 37 – that completed the 2013/14 subscription and now is the time to re subscribe.
As previously mentioned – every subscriber will receive the special limited 10x 8 art print which features a photo of Jimmy Page on stage at the Festhalle Frankfurt …

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[6 Oct 2014 | 15 Comments | 403 views]
TBL 38 EXCLUSIVE JIMMY PAGE INTERVIEW – SUBSCRIBE NOW! / 10 BY 8 LIMITED EDITION ART PRINT/TBL 38 LIMITED JOHN BONHAM COLLECTORS COVER

 
TBL 38 Announcement 1: Jimmy Page in the TBL interview…
I am pleased to announce that the forthcoming issue of the TBL magazine due to ship early November, will include an exclusive Jimmy Page interview conducted with me last week, in which he talks about the Led Zeppelin IV and Houses Of The Holy reissues, the experimental music he is due to release via his website, his record collecting and desire to be out and seen to be playing again….
Jimmy has long since promised he would provide an interview for TBL …

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[1 Oct 2014 | 10 Comments | 4,956 views]
LED ZEPPELIN IV & HOUSES OF THE HOLY OLYMPIC STUDIOS PLAYBACK EVENT REPORT PLUS EXCLUSIVE TBL TRACK BY TRACK COMPANION DISC PREVIEW

 

Led Zeppelin IV and Houses Of The Holy Playback Event:
 Tuesday September 30th, 2014:
Olympic Studios, Barnes, London 
Hosted by Jimmy Page 
Right…here goes…
Yesterday I was lucky enough to be in attendance at the Led Zeppelin IV-Houses of The Holy playback hosted by Jimmy Page at Olympia Studios this afternoon.
We arrived in the late September sunshine via a coach from the Warner Music office just after midday. We were taken to the very plush Olympic restaurant with the food served on Led Zep inscribed napkins and the drinks on coasters depicting the dual …