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[16 May 2017 | 3 Comments | 1,609 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 | 743 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 …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[1 Mar 2017 | 3 Comments | 1,523 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 …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[22 Feb 2017 | 5 Comments | 1,910 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 …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[11 Jan 2017 | 8 Comments | 1,411 views]
TBL ISSUE 42 OUT ON THE STREETS/LZ NEWS/CLASSIC ROCK SAVED/ PETER SARSTEDT 1941-2017/DAVID BOWIE ONE YEAR GONE/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

TBL Issue 42 – Out On The Streets…
TBL 42 mail out update: I counted them all in and I counted them all out…TBL 42 is out on the streets –  as of Wednesday , every subscriber copy and pre order was in transit. The pic  shows the scene at the main Bedford Royal Mail sorting office as the good lady Janet and I dropped the bulk of them off on Saturday afternoon.
TBL 42 is on the way to over 30 counties including England, Scotland, Wales, Republic of Ireland , Ireland, Germany, Italy, …

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[23 Dec 2016 | 9 Comments | 1,447 views]
SEASONS GREETINGS FROM ME TO YOU/TBL 42/TEAM ROCK/ LZ NEWS/ZEP AT ALLY PALLY CHRISTMAS REFLECTIONS/1971 CHARTS/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

So this is Christmas…
Christmas Eve is nigh on upon us – and it’s that final rush to get everything sorted for the next couple of  days.
As is customary on Christmas Eve here – I’ll be wearing my Led Zeppelin Winterland 1969 tie bought for me by Larry Ratner in 1993 (hi Larry!).
After all the intense work on the forthcoming TBL issue 42 of recent weeks, it will be great to unwind  inthe company of visiting friends and along the way a beer or two may be drunk in one or …

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[20 Oct 2016 | 4 Comments | 1,916 views]
THE SONG REMAINS THE SAME AT 40/ LZ NEWS/LAMPEDUSA TOUR/ NEW JIMMY PAGE BOOK/FREE/ DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE/CONGRATULATIONS MICHAELA AND BOB!

The Song Remains The Same Soundtrack at 40:
40 years ago,On the afternoon of Thursday October 21 1976, I anxiously tore open the box marked Warner/ Elektra/ Atlantic Records at the WH Smith record shop where I worked to reveal for the first time the gatefold sleeve of, as the label spine gloriously put it ‘’The Soundtrack To The Film The Song Remains The Same‘’.
Yes the only official live album released during the band’s life time is 40 years old.
I have much affection for that original double live album – it captures …

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[13 Oct 2016 | 4 Comments | 1,392 views]
RECORD COLLECTOR SINGLES FEATURE / LZ NEWS/BLUEBERRY HILL/ TBL ARCHIVE – LED ZEPPELIN III / DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

Record Collector Singles Feature:
The new issue of Record Collector out now has a feature written by yours truly –it focuses on 21 singles issued in the period 1968 to 1971 from rock artists seeking chart success and how they fared – all of which can be picked up for less than a tenner – I had a lot of fun selecting the singles for this feature – quite a few were picked up on the Vinyl Barn over the last few months via Darren Harte. There is of course a Led …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[20 May 2016 | 18 Comments | 3,520 views]
TBL 41 LATEST/BP FALLON/ LZ NEWS/EARLS COURT MAY 17 & 18 41 YEARS GONE/BAD CO LIVE /SAD NEWS HERE…

TBL 41 Latest:
TBL 41 is very nearly a design wrap and will be ready for printing very soon.
The last part of the TBL 41 jig-saw has been the interview with BP Fallon..
BP Fallon holds a unique status in the world of rock’n’roll. The affectionately know Beep initially made his mark on Irish TV. He moved to London in the late 60s and over the next few years he worked with a host of artists in a PR capacity –notably King Crimson, T Rex and Led Zeppelin. He would later link up with …

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[15 Oct 2015 | 2 Comments | 3,733 views]
JPJ FOR GENEVA EVENT/TBL ARCHIVE SPECIAL LYCEUM/UNLEDDED/CODA REISSUE/ ROBERT REVIEW/LUIS REY BOOK/VIP FAIRS/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

John Paul Jones for Presences Electroniques Geneve:
John Paul Jones will be appearing at the Présences Electroniques Geneva event on November 28:
This via their website:
Présences Electroniques Geneva is celebrating this year its first half decade, as it has now five years on the musical meter. An age that normally marks the history of an event and leads to a certain stocktaking. The opportunity is taken to revisit the genesis of an event that, while taking up the concept of the eponymous Parisian festival from which it originates – « PRESENCES électronique …