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Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[9 Jun 2022 | No Comment | 1,470 views]
SCARLETT SABET AND JIMMY PAGE AT THE HAY FESTIVAL/LZ NEWS/CREEM MAGAZINE ONLINE ARCHIVE/ROBERT & ALISON YOUTUBE CLIPS/TBL ARCHIVE – ROBERT PLANT STORYTELLERS 2002 – LED ZEPPELIN DVD AND HOW THE WEST WAS WON 2003/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

 
Scarlett Sabet and Jimmy Page – Hay Festival June 1 2022…
On the spot report by Byron Lewis:
It was a great surprise to lean that  Jimmy and Scarlet were to attend the Hay Festival, but what food for thought they both provided to about 100 of us that made the pilgrimage to this beautiful part of Wales.
Jimmy, Scarlett and interviewee Dylan Jones had to approach the stage from the rear of the somewhat small marquee, Jimmy in open neck shirt and dark jacket clutching what appeared to be an orange gift …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[1 Jun 2022 | One Comment | 1,158 views]
GARY HOLROYD RIP/ KEZAR STADIUM IT WAS 49 YEARS AGO/LZ NEWS/DVD 19 YEARS GONE /SGT PEPPER AT 55/ DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

Gary Holroyd RIP…

I am so very sad to hear the passing of Gary Holroyd – a massive Led Zeppelin fan for many years –he saw them live  on a few occasions, a long time TBL subscriber, known to many in the Zep fan community, including many reading this – and always such great company.

Gary was an early subscriber of the Tight But Loose magazine and we always kept in touch. We connected at various gigs over the years – one that stands out is a memorable pre gig TBL meet …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[26 May 2022 | No Comment | 1,174 views]
CELEBRATION DAYS UK CONVENTION 30 YEARS GONE /JOHN BONHAM ON THE OCCASION OF HIS BIRTHDAY/MSG 1970 8MM FILM/ALAN WHITE RIP/VIP RECORD FAIR/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

Celebration Days Led Zeppelin UK Convention – 30 years gone:
30 years ago this week, on Saturday May 23 and Sunday May 24 1992, Andy Adams and myself co presented Celebration Days – the first ever UK Led Zeppelin Convention.
I had been thinking about such an event since the publication a year earlier of my book Led Zeppelin A Celebration.
As had Andy Adams – a massive UK Zep Collector who had helped me considerably with the book’s research. In 1990 on one of my visits to Andy in Canvey Island we talked about …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[18 May 2022 | One Comment | 976 views]
LED ZEPPELIN AT EARLS COURT MAY 23-24-25 – 47 YEARS GONE /LZ NEWS/THE WHO AT SHEPPERTON MAY 1978 -THE WHOLE STORY /DL DAIRY BLOG UPDATE

TBL ARCHIVE SPECIAL:
It’s that time of year again…
TBL Celebrates the 47th anniversary of Led Zeppelin at Earls Court:
Turning the clock back 47 years..

Friday May 23, 1975
Ticket Price £1.00
Setlist: 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/Tangerine/Going To California/That’s The Way/Bron-Y-Aur Stomp/Trampled Underfoot/Moby Dick/Dazed And Confused (inc. San Francisco)/Stairway To Heaven/Whole Lotta Love – The Crunge – Black Dog.
So imagine waking up on a Friday morning with the prospect of over nine hours of live Led Zeppelin in store …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[11 May 2022 | 3 Comments | 1,372 views]
LED ZEPPELIN AT EARLS COURT – IT WAS 47 YEARS AGO/FIVE GLORIOUS NIGHTS REVISED & EXPANDED BOOK/ HEATHROW AIRPORT1977/HONEYDRIPPERS 1981/ LET IT BE AT 52/LZ NEWS/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

It’s that time of year again…
TBL Celebrates the 47th Anniversary of Led Zeppelin at Earls Court:

With the 47h anniversary of the first two Led Zeppelin appearances at Earls Court upon us – to get you right in the zone here is a feature that first ran in TBL issue 15. It focuses on some of the key performances on the US tour of early 1975 that provided something of an indicator to the five glorious nights that would follow in May 1975…
PRELUDE TO EARLS COURT:
Led Zeppelin’s tenth American tour kicked …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[5 May 2022 | 2 Comments | 2,447 views]
FIVE GLORIOUS NIGHTS LED ZEPPELIN AT EARLS COURT REVISED & EXPANDED EDITION – PRE ORDER NOW/LZ NEWS/ SAVING GRACE IN CHELTENHAM /TAMPA 1973 – IT WAS 49 YEARS AGO /DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

Five Glorious Nights –  Led Zeppelin at Earls Court May 1975 – revised & expanded edition due for publication in October 2022:
I’ve been keeping this project under wraps as Rufus Stone publisher Mark Smith and I have working towards this announcement for some months.
We are both very excited with the prospect of making the Five Glorious Nights –Led Zeppelin at Earls Court book available again –and the opportunity to make a good thing even better.
The additional 32 pages will be taken up with yet more iconic previously unseen images from …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[28 Apr 2022 | One Comment | 1,147 views]
BONHAM-BULLICK LATEST/LZ NEWS/ROBERT PLANT BBC6 MUSIC/THE DESTROYER 45 YEARS GONE /PONTIAC ’77/FATE OF NATIONS ’93/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

BONHAM-BULLICK News April 2022

Here’s an update this week from Pete Bullick via his Facebook page

Hi everyone, Pete here, we’re so sorry to have to reschedule the first 2 dates of our tour. I fell ill Saturday at rehearsals, tested positive for Covid on Sunday and feel whacked and Deborah tested positive this morning and is currently out cold. The rest of the band dodged that bullet. Tivoli Theatre Wimborne is now 15 June and The Wharf Tavistock 18 June. We’ve also had to postpone all this week’s radio and press …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[21 Apr 2022 | One Comment | 1,081 views]
ROBERT PLANT DIGGING DEEP PODCAST & BBC RADIO 6 MUSIC /BONHAM & BULLICK LATEST/ LZ NEWS/WALKING INTO CLARKSDALE /BETH HART TRIBUTE TO LZ ALBUM/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

 
Robert Plant – Digging Deep Podcast – new series…
Digging Deep returns April 18th for Season 5. Robert Plant will delve into his back catalogue weekly with Matt Everitt, to tell stories of inspiration, collaboration and intervention. Brand new episodes to be released every Monday. This series starts off with “Bron-Y-Aur Stomp”; RP discusses the adventure of finding creativity and writing Led Zeppelin III. Listen back to previous episodes on all podcast platforms.

Listen to the new series episode one below:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yUMYEBaFllc

Robert Plant on BBC Radio 6 Music:

Robert Plant will be hosting on …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[15 Apr 2022 | 3 Comments | 1,402 views]
SAVING GRACE HACKNEY EMPIRE REVIEW/LZ NEWS/ ROBERT ON BBC 6 MUSIC/BUXTON 94/ MEADOWLANDS 95/ DL 53 YEARS OF MUSICAL PASSION/ DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

My thoughts on Saving Grace featuring Robert Plant & Suzi Dian

Hackney Empire – Monday April 11, 2022

This one has been a long time coming. Last July I had planned to meet with the late much missed Andy Adams for the Bexhill gig but was unable to make it. The good lady Janet and I then booked front row tickets for the August 2 Birmingham Symphony Hall gig. However that one was postponed due to Covid issues -by the time the gig was rescheduled for December 16 Janet was struggling badly …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[8 Apr 2022 | 3 Comments | 2,158 views]
JIMMY PAGE & SCARLETT SABET FOR HAY FESTIVAL EVENT/LZ NEWS – ROBERT FOR BBC 6 MUSIC/ BBC RADIO ONE IN CONCERT 51 YEARS GONE/ PRESENCE AT 46/PEOPLES FRONT OF ZEP LATEST/SHINDIG! DL LETTER/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

Jimmy Page and Scarlett Sabet for Hay Festival Event:
Jimmy Page and Scarlett Sabet will be appearing at the Hay Festival on June 1 and 2 in conversation with Dylan Jones
Here’s all the info:
Hay Festival 2022, 26 May–5 June.
Scarlett Sabet and Jimmy Page talk to Dylan Jones
CATALYST
Wednesday 1 June 2022, 7pm Venue: Llwyfan Cymru – Wales Stage
Catalyst is a radical spoken word album produced by Jimmy Page, featuring poetry written and performed by Scarlett Sabet, creating a powerful, and arresting sonic landscape. “Catalyst is a sonic manifestation of Jimmy’s innovation, our …