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[8 Dec 2017 | No Comment | 694 views]
IT’S THE 02 REUNION TEN YEARS GONE WEEK ON TBL WEB – MORE DECEMBER 10 2007 MEMORIES/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE- ROBERT PLANT SPECIAL: STARING UP AT A SHURE SM58 MICROPHONE: ROBERT PLANT ON VOCALS…119 NIGHTS IN THE COMPANY OF :REFLECTIONS AND THOUGHTS…

IT’S THE 02 REUNION TEN YEARS GONE WEEK ON TBL WEB – TODAY’S POST – TBL ARCHIVE, MORE I WAS THERE MEMORIES…
Pic by Wyatt Brake
I Was There…
WELCOME TO PLANET ZEPPELIN – IT FELT PRETTY GOOD UP THERE
MY INITIAL O2 THOUGHTS…
Just got back from Planet Zeppelin. That’s the only appropriate phrase to describe the incredible vibe that has prevailed at the Millennium Dome / O2 over the past two days.
Where to start?
The wonderful camaraderie of fans that extended from the queues for tickets / merchandise /gig entry over to the Pilot …

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[13 Oct 2017 | 9 Comments | 1,613 views]
IT’S ROBERT PLANT WEEK ON TBL : DAY 5 – THE NEW ALBUM CARRY FIRE – TODAY’S THE DAY – THE VINYL REVIEW / BBC6 MUSIC PERFORMANCE REVIEW/JOHN BONHAM STATUE PLANS APPROVED/ DL DAIRY BLOG UPDATE

It’s Robert Plant week on TBL and the countdown is finally over…
Today’s the day – the release of the eleventh Robert Plant solo album Carry Fire:
’‘All that’s worth the doing is seldom easily done, all that‘s worth the winning is seldom easily won’’
Carry Fire updated review
The Vinyl Review:
As a follow up to my preview a couple of weeks back, here’s the view from three sides of vinyl edition. Note with the aid of the lyrics and track details on the vinyl version, I have revised some of my initial observations.
To re iterate:
Carry Fire …

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[10 Oct 2017 | 3 Comments | 552 views]
IT’S ROBERT PLANT WEEK ON TBL LEADING UP TO THE RELEASE OF CARRY FIRE : DAY 2 – TBL ROBERT PLANT ARCHIVE – SIXTY SIX TO TIMBUKTU REVIEW/PLUS LED ZEPPELIN LIVE AT OLYMPIA PARIS OCTOBER 10 1969 – IT WAS 48 YEARS AGO TODAY

TBL Countdown to the new Robert Plant album 3 days to go and counting….so it’s Robert Plant week on TBL..
To celebrate the release Robert Plant’s forthcoming album Carry Fire this Friday, over the next few days leading up to the release date, it’s Robert Plant week on TBL – with daily archive postings.
Today I look back to the 2003  Robert Plant compilation set Sixty Six To Timbuktu.
PLANT 66 TO TIMBUKTU RETRO PROVES THERE IS LIFE BEFORE AND AFTER ZEPPELIN…
Given his vast achievements within Led Zeppelin, it’s easy to forget …

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[21 Sep 2017 | 5 Comments | 1,765 views]
REMEMBERING JOHN BONHAM 37 YEARS GONE…/ LZ NEWS/ROBERT PLANT FOR 2018 BYRON BAY BLUES FESTIVAL/CARRY FIRE UNCUT REVIEW/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

Remembering John Bonham 37 years gone… 
On the week of the 37th anniversary of John Bonham’s passing, there is some exciting news to report on plans for the long awaited permanent memorial in his home town of Redditch.
This story via the Redditch Advertiser:
REDDITCH rock legend John Bonham could finally be honoured with a statute in the town centre, the Advertiser can exclusively reveal.
Plans have been put forward for a large bronze memorial depicting the Led Zeppelin drummer in Mercian Square, off Church Green.
Ros Sidaway, from The John Bonham Memorial Fund (JBMF), said the …

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[19 Jul 2017 | 6 Comments | 1,647 views]
TBL ISSUES 1, 2 AND 3 / DAVE LEWIS INTERVIEW/ LZ NEWS/ JPJ MINIBUS PIMPS IN LONDON FIVE YEARS GONE/SEATTLE KINGDOME 40 YEARS GONE/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

 
 TBL issues 1,2 and 3…

 I was alerted over the weekend to an eBay sale that involved the original first three copies of the Tight But Loose magazine.

The three issues clocked up a high price with issue one attaining a £227 price tag, issue 2 £113 and issue three £130 –a combined total of £470.
Not bad for three A5 photocopied magazines written, designed and laid out in my bedroom during a twelve month period spanning October 1978 through to October 1979.
This comment regarding the eBay sale of the first three TBL …

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[28 Jun 2017 | 3 Comments | 1,599 views]
FEATHER IN THE WIND OVER EUROPE 1980 BOOK EXTRACT/LZ NEWS/ TBL ARCHIVE – HOW THE WEST WAS WON & US TOUR 1977 PART 2 /DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

Feather In The Wind – Led Zeppelin Over Europe 1980 book relaunch:
This week marks the 37th anniversary of the final Led Zeppelin tour – a low key 14 date trek taking in Germany, Belgium, Holland, Austria and Switzerland.
To celebrate this anniversary, I am relaunching the Feather In the Wind book – the price is a bargain £10 including postage and packing.
Note – stock of the book is now running down so if you have yet to check out the book now is the time!
This is a fantastic opportunity to invest in the definitive account of the tour …

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[16 May 2017 | 3 Comments | 1,773 views]
PAUL RODGERS FREE SPIRIT TOUR IN OXFORD WITH DEBORAH BONHAM AND SPECIAL GUESTS/LZ NEWS / TBL ARCHIVE – HEATHROW AIRPORT 40 YEARS GONE – EARLS COURT MAY 17 &18 – 42 YEARS GONE/ EC BOOK OFFER/HAPPY BIRTHDAY CHRIS C/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

Paul Rodgers Free Spirit tour with guests Deborah Bonham & Doug Boyle (and two unexpected ones!)
Oxford New Theatre Sunday May 14, 2017
Pic by Krys Jantzen for TBL
‘’What fun we are having’’
To recap: I had been toying with attending one of Paul Rodgers Free Spirit gigs featuring Deborah Bonham and co. I cannot make the Royal Albert Hall date so I was looking at either Oxford or Leicester. As I was able to get the bus from Bedford through to Oxford, that date became the most feasible and at short notice …

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[13 Mar 2017 | 6 Comments | 811 views]
CHRIS FARLOWE & THE THUNDERBIRDS  – THE BEGINNING – HISTORIC ARCHIVE RELEASE FROM JIMMY PAGE.COM DUE APRIL 30 – PRE ORDER NOW

Announcement from Jimmy Page.com:
Chris Farlowe and The Thunderbirds: The Beginning…
Historic Demo Recording Produced by Jimmy Page Coming April 30
Legendary Led Zeppelin guitarist and producer’s first official production available now for pre-order via jimmypage.com
Exclusive Stream of “Money” Track Premiere Available now via RollingStone.com
Available now for the very first time, Chris Farlowe and The Thunderbirds: The Beginning…presents a 12-song demo recording produced by legendary guitarist and producer Jimmy Page. Recorded in 1961 at RG Jones Sound Studio in Morden, London, this historic session marks the launch of a highly successful career for …

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[1 Mar 2017 | 3 Comments | 1,621 views]
AUSTRALIA 1972 – IT WAS 45 YEARS AGO/MORE GRAFFITI 42 YEARS GONE/ LZ NEWS/ JIMMY AND A HARD DAYS NIGHT/ALAN ALDRIDGE R.I.P./DJ BRIAN MATTHEW SIGNS OFF/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

TBL ARCHIVE 1: AUSTRALIA 1972: IT WAS 45 YEARS AGO…
To celebrate the 45th anniversary of Led Zeppelin’s Australian tour, here is a gig to gig round up compiled by Mike Tremaglio for TBL … 
 Wednesday February 16th, 1972 Subiaco Oval, Perth, Australia
Led Zeppelin performed their first ever concert in Australia at the Subiaco Oval in Perth. The concert was reviewed by John Bryant of “The West Australian” in a piece titled “Heavy Rock – With Discipline.”
Here are some key excerpts from Bryant’s review of the band’s first show in the “land …

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[22 Feb 2017 | 5 Comments | 2,047 views]
ROBERT PLANT TO JOIN NIGEL KENNEDY AT ROYAL ALBERT HALL LOVE CLASSICAL EVENT/ SHE JUST SATISFIES ERA PIC FIND/LZ NEWS/BOB WALKER RIP/KING ARTHUR/1975 SNAPSHOT/PHYSICAL GRAFFITI 42 YEARS GONE/ DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

Robert Plant lined up for Royal Albert Hall Appearance with Nigel Kennedy:
This news via Music Week:
Robert Plant and jazz violinist Jean-Luc Ponty will join Nigel Kennedy for a one-off concert at the Royal Albert Hall next month.
The Led Zeppelin vocalist and jazz-rock virtuoso are among the high-profile stars confirmed to appear with  violinist Kennedy as he headlines the venue’s Love Classical festival on Tuesday, March 14.
Other guests announced include violinists Michael Guttman and Pieter Daniel, Bulgarian gadulka player Georgi Andreev, and Kennedy’s own ensemble, the Orchestra of Life.
Lucy Noble, artistic director at the Royal Albert Hall said: “We’re incredibly excited to …