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Dave Lewis Diary, Headline, TBL News »

[8 Apr 2021 | No Comment | 752 views]
RECORD COLLECTOR PRESENTS LZ / EVENINGS WITH LZ ON US AMAZON/ROBERT PLANT RSD RELEASE/ LZ NEWS – YARDBIRDS BOX SET/TBL ARCHIVE – PAGE AND PLANT MEADOWLANDS/LETZ ZEP ONLINE GIG/JIMMY PAGE NOVEL/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

RECORD COLLECTOR PRESENTS LED ZEPPELIN…
The RECORD COLLECTOR PRESENTS LED ZEPPELIN special is now on sale…

I’ve been living with this project for the past few weeks – I’ve been very busy liaising with the editor Jamie Atkins, advising on content and contributing my own written pieces.
So what is this all about?
This is the latest in a series of special Record Collector issues – recent specials have included The Who, Queen, Kate Bush and Status Quo.
As with the previous Record Collector Presents specials, it’s a mix of enlightening features, new essays on …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[1 Apr 2021 | 4 Comments | 2,259 views]
BBC IN CONCERT AT 50/ RECORD COLLECTOR PRESENTS PREVIEW / LZ NEWS/PRESENCE AT 45/MARQUEE CLUB 1968 PHOTO FIND/ROLLING STONES FULLY FINISHED STUDIO OUTTAKES REVIEWED/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

 
TBL Archive Special 1:
BBC Radio One John Peel In Concert  – It was 50 years ago…
Reeling in the year: Capturing the sounds of BBC Radio One on a Sunday night in April – The Wonder of Devotion…
Led Zeppelin BBC Radio One In Concert – It was 50 years ago this week:
50 years ago, on Sunday April 4 1971, I first heard the music of Led Zeppelin performed live and the effect was pretty shattering to the ears of a young 14 year old – not to mention rather lasting…
The occasion …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[25 Mar 2021 | 5 Comments | 1,511 views]
RECORD COLLECTOR PRESENTS LED ZEPPELIN/ HOUSES OF THE HOLY AT 48/TBL 1975 US TOUR SNAPSHOT/LZ NEWS/MAD MARCH OF MARCH 1998/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

I’m pleased to announce the forthcoming publication of RECORD COLLECTOR PRESENTS LED ZEPPELIN:
This is the latest in a series of special Record Collector issues – recent specials have included The Who, Queen, Kate Bush and Status Quo.
In recent weeks I have been very busy liaising with the editor Jamie Atkins advising and co ordinating some of the content – I’ve also written some pieces for it.
There’s also been some key input from prominent Zep collectors and chroniclers – including some TBL magazine contributors .
As with the previous Record Collector Presents …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[17 Mar 2021 | 2 Comments | 1,678 views]
TBL ARCHIVE 1975 US TOUR SNAPSHOT – PRELUDE TO EARLS COURT/ NEW WINTERLAND 1969 TAPE SOURCE/LZ NEWS/GOLDRUSH – MARCH 21 1970/COVERDALE PAGE 28 YEARS GONE/LA 75 BOOTLEG ALBUM DUE/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

TBL ARCHIVE: 

 TBL Led Zep 1975 Snapshot: Prelude to Earls Court…

This week of 46 years ago saw Led Zeppelin on a real high – and thankfully these performances in Seattle and Vancouver have been captured on tape across countless bootlegs…
These are amongst my favourite Zep performances and listening to them this week has been an absolute joy. This was the prelude to Earls Court and they were just on firing on all cylinders……
Just to backtrack to a memorable snapshot from the Long Beach gig:
Date: MARCH 12 1975
Venue: CIVIC ARENA LONG BEACH …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[11 Mar 2021 | One Comment | 1,262 views]
BONHAM-BULLICK SEE YOU AGAIN CD EP REVIEWED/LZ NEWS/TBL ARCHIVE SPECIAL JIMMY PAGE & ROBERT PLANT LIVE IN ISTANBUL – 23 YEARS GONE/NEW BOOTLEG ALBUM DUE/COVERDALE PODCAST//DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE -TINA KEMP RIP

Bonham – Bullick:  Authentic purveyors of modern blues rock – with a gratifying nod to the past….
My thoughts on the new Bonham-Bullick three track CD EP See You Again…
This three track CD-EP is the first released fruits of the Bonham-Bullick alliance, which is basically Deborah Bonham on vocals and Pete Bullick on guitar – with a little help from their band and some special guests.
When I heard this project would be taking the form of the pair selecting some of their favourite songs to cover, I expected good results. I’ve …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[4 Mar 2021 | 3 Comments | 1,749 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 | 2,381 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 …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[18 Feb 2021 | One Comment | 1,187 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 …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[11 Feb 2021 | One Comment | 2,391 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 …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[4 Feb 2021 | 2 Comments | 1,718 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 …