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Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[26 Nov 2019 | 3 Comments | 1,125 views]
MICHAEL PUTLAND 1947- 2019 /PLANET ROCK CONCERT/TBL CHRISTMAS OFFERS/LZ NEWS/PETER GRANT 24 YEARS GONE/TBL ARCHIVE GOALDIGGERS FIVE A SIDE – MM POLL AWARDS 40 YEARS GONE/ GENE CLARK/VIP VICTORIA RECORD FAIR /DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

Michael Putland 1947 – 2019:
I was very sad to hear the passing of another iconic rock photographer Michael Putland aged 72. During the 1970s, his work was a staple feature in the UK music press. When I was editing the Five Glorious Nights Led Zeppelin at Earls Court 1975 book for Rufus Stone I had access to his amazing Led Zep Earls Court photos many of which were featured in the book – including the cover shot .
I was lucky enough to meet him at the Led Zeppelin From The …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[5 Nov 2019 | 4 Comments | 1,298 views]
FRONT ROW DAVE RIP/LZ NEWS/ NEW LZ COLLECTORS WEBSITE/TBL ARCHIVE – THE SONG REMAINS THE SAME PREMIERE &WEMBLEY 1978/ROCK CANDY BOOK LIST/LETZ ZEP LIVE ALBUM/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

David ”Front Row Dave” Beesmer RIP:
Like so many of us, I was very sad to hear the news of the sudden passing of David ”Front Row Dave”Beesmer aged 54.
Dave was well known in the Zep fan community as ‘’Front Row Dave’’, so called for his knack of always being there or thereabouts at concerts – notably the Led Zeppelin reunion show at the 02 in 2007. Dave was interviewed on BBC Breakfast the day after the show. I was lucky enough to meet him before the Celebration Days London premiere …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[24 Jul 2019 | 4 Comments | 1,359 views]
CHRIS CHARLESWORTH ON TBL 45/ATLAS KNEBWORTH GATHERING/JPJ FOR JAPAN/ROBERT PLANT PODCAST//CLASSIC ROCK/LZ NEWS/COPENHAGEN WARM UPS 40 YEARS GONE/LETZ ZEP/PEOPLES FRONT CLIPS/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

Chris Charlesworth Just Backdated blog:
Here’s a great piece by Chris Charlesworth on TBL 45…
No rock group protected its rights more fiercely than Led Zeppelin. Manager Peter Grant famously declared war against anything and anyone that might seek to deprive them of income, make money off their backs or hamper their progress in any way, and if this meant something might get broken or someone get hurt then so be it. You made an enemy of the mighty Zep at your peril, at least until Grant retired from the front line. …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[19 Jun 2019 | 2 Comments | 1,380 views]
LED ZEPPELIN OVER EUROPE 1980 – 39 YEARS GONE/HOWARD MYLETT REMEMBERED/LZ NEWS/LISTEN TO THESE 77 LA NIGHTS/ PF CLIPS/SLADE BOOK/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

Led Zeppelin over Europe 1980 -39 years gone…Feather In The Wind – Led Zeppelin Over Europe 1980 book re-launch:
This week marks the 39th anniversary of the first dates of the final Led Zeppelin tour – a low key 14 date trek taking in Germany, Belgium, Holland, Austria and Switzerland.
To begin a month long celebration of that final tour, I am relaunching the Feather In the Wind book –
Note – stock of the book is now running down so if you have yet to check out the book – now is the time!
This …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[5 Jun 2019 | No Comment | 1,398 views]
ROBERT PLANT PODCAST/TBL KNEBWORTH NO SLEEPING BAG REQUIRED EVENT/LZ NEWS/TBL ARCHIVE SPECIAL LED ZEP DVD AND ROBERT PLANT STORYTELLERS/THE DAY I WAS THERE BOOK/CODA REDDITCH GIG/ ROCKETMAN FILM/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

Robert Plant – Digging Deep Podcast Episode One now available:
The first episode of the new Robert Plant podcast Digging Deep is now available. Episode one sets the tone for what promises to be a hugely enlightening and entertaining podcast. In a relaxed conversation with BBC 6 Music presenter Matt Everitt, Robert discusses the song Calling To You from the 1993 Fate of Nations album. There’s due acknowledgment to the input of Francis Dunnery, Nigel Kennedy and the late great Michael Lee. He also touches on the song Too Loud from …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[29 May 2019 | 3 Comments | 1,385 views]
JOHN BONHAM ON THE OCCASION OF HIS 71ST BIRTHDAY/ROCKLANDS ROCKS FOR BONZO’S BIRTHDAY/JOHN BONHAM A CELEBRATION II EVENT CANCELLED/LZ NEWS/TBL 45 PRE -ORDER/SGT PEPPER IT WAS 52 YEARS AGO/ DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

On the occasion of John Bonham’s 71st birthday….
I love this photo – it may not be the sharpest image but for me, it captures the joyous spirit of John Bonham in full flight during Kashmir. It’s taken at Knebworth of course and frames the screen shot of Bonzo as it was being relayed on the backdrop screen by the video cameras. John Bonham’s total commitment to making it all tick over those two nights was pivotal to the success of that comeback. They all knew they had a lot to …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[22 May 2019 | No Comment | 1,362 views]
TBL ARCHIVE SPECIALS – EARLS COURT 44 YEARS GONE/ THE WHO SHEPPERTON 41 YEARS GONE/ROBERT PLANT KINGS HEAD 26 YEARS GONE/ROCKLANDS BONZO BIRTHDAY GIG/LZ NEWS/RECORD COLLECTOR JORGEN ANGEL INTERVIEW /DAVID HEPWORTH/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

TBL ARCHIVE SPECIAL:
It’s that time of year again…
TBL Celebrates the 44th anniversary of Led Zeppelin at Earls Court:
 
 
 
 
 
Turning the clock back 44 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 »

[14 May 2019 | 8 Comments | 1,493 views]
TBL 45 PRE ORDER DETAILS/ LZ NEWS/EARLS COURT 44 YEARS GONE/HEATHROW 42 YEARS GONE/ DEBORAH BONHAM IN THE US/ DAVID HEPWORTH A FABULOUS CREATION BOOK REVIEW /LET IT BE AND ME/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

Announcing the forthcoming TBL 45 – Led Zeppelin Knebworth 40th anniversary special issue:
Publication July 2019 – – limited edition run pre order now!
TBL 45 is one of the most ambitious TBL magazines yet produced – almost a double issue.
A 60 page issue this will include a reprint of the complete 40 page  Tight But Loose issue 3 – the Knebworth special first published in October 1979.
The TBL 3 – 40 page reprint includes the following:
News Background
Communication/ Letters page,
Quiz 2
Full TBL Led Zeppelin Poll results
Ten Years Gone/Five Years Gone feature
Knebworth ’79 …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[9 May 2019 | 5 Comments | 1,646 views]
LED ZEPPELIN OFFICIAL DOCUMENTARY DUE/ ROBERT PLANT US TOUR DATES/ LZ NEWS/DEBORAH BONHAM BAND IN US/TBL KNEBWORTH 40TH ANNIVERSARY EVENT/TBL ARCHIVE ATLANTA & TAMPA 73/PF OF LZ CLIP/MILES DAVIS/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE -SPURS!

Official Led Zeppelin documentary due:
This very exciting news broke yesterday – this one via the Uncut website:
Led Zeppelin have confirmed that their new career-spanning documentary film, directed by American Epic’s Bernard MacMahon, is currently in post-production and poised for release later this year as part of their 50th anniversary celebrations.
It features brand new interviews of Jimmy Page, Robert Plant and John Paul Jones, as well as rare archival interviews with the late John Bonham – the first and only time the band have participated in a documentary in 50 years.
“The …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[1 May 2019 | 9 Comments | 1,641 views]
MAGGIE BELL FOR JOHN BONHAM CELEBRATION II EVENT/LZ NEWS/EVENINGS WITH COMMENTARY/ OSAKA 71/GRETA VAN FLEET/NEW ZEP BOOK DUE/ JOE JAMMER ALBUM/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

The great Maggie Bell has been added to the bill of the John Bonham A Celebration II event:

Here’s the info:
We are very pleased to announce the one and only Maggie Bell, who will be joining us on 21st September. Hailed as the Scottish Janis Joplin, Maggie Bell and her band The Power were discovered by one Mr Peter Grant whilst he was in Germany managing The Yardbirds.
Changing the bands name later to Stone the Crows, rumoured to be the words expressed by Grant when he first heard them perform.
In later …