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[12 Jul 2018 | One Comment | 1,711 views]
ANNOUNCING THE FORTHCOMING PUBLICATION OF LED ZEPPELIN LIVE 1975 -1977/LZ NEWS/TBL & CODA TRIBUTE BAND LED ZEP AT 50 PLANS/ENGLAND WORLD CUP JOURNEY ENDS & DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

Announcing the forthcoming publication Led Zeppelin Live 1975 – 1977:
Aside from the Evenings With Led Zeppelin I’ve also been involved in the above title in an Editor and collator role.
Firstly some facts and figures:
Led Zeppelin Live – 1975 – 1977  ACC Editions/Iconic Images
Featuring the Led Zeppelin photographs of Terry O Neill, Michael Brennan and Baron Wolman
Text, captions and editing by Dave Lewis
190 pages
140 approx. black and white photos – 32 approx. colour photos
Large format Hardback
Embossed cover
Publication late July
Price £20 approx..
Here’s the basic overview:
Led Zeppelin Live – (ACC Editions/Iconic Images)
“They were pure …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[5 Jul 2018 | No Comment | 1,510 views]
JOHN BONHAM CELEBRATION FESTIVAL IN REDDITCH DETAILS/ BOOK LATEST/ LZ NEWS/TBL ARCHIVE – OVER EUROPE 1980 -38 YEARS GONE/ STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN LED ZEPPELIN MASTERS UK TOUR/ROY CAR R.I.P./DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

 

Here are the full details again of the John Bonham Celebration Festival set for Redditch on September 22:  
JOHN BONHAM A CELEBRATION FESTIVAL IS READY TO ROCK REDDITCH
 Following the installation of a permanent bronze memorial statue in his hometown of Redditch, Worcestershire, a very special music event has been organised to celebrate the legendary Led Zeppelin drummer’s 70th Birthday, life and legacy.
 Organised by The John Bonham Memorial Friends and in partnership with Heart of Worcestershire College, the celebration festival will take place at Peakman Street, Redditch on Saturday 22nd September 2018.
A stellar …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[29 Jun 2018 | 13 Comments | 2,953 views]
ANNOUNCING THE FORTHCOMING PUBLICATION OF EVENINGS WITH LED ZEPPELIN/ LZ NEWS/ JOHN BONHAM MEMORIAL CONCERT/ OVER EUROPE 1980 IT WAS 38 YEARS AGO/CELEBRATION DAY SCREENING AT WHITLEY BAY FILM FESTIVAL/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

 

Announcing the forthcoming publication of …
Evenings With Led Zeppelin – The Complete Concert Chronicle by Dave Lewis and Mike Tremaglio
At last we have reached the finishing line – the book myself and Mike Tremaglio, along with TBL designer Mick Lowe have been working on for the past four and a half years is finally a wrap…
On Thursday, June 14, 2018 we did the last corrections and the book files are now with Omnibus Press to begin printing.
Planned publication via Omnibus Press is September.
So firstly, here are some facts and figures about the …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[21 Jun 2018 | 11 Comments | 2,194 views]
LED ZEPPELIN FEATHER IN THE WIND OVER EUROPE 1980 BOOK RE-LAUNCH /STOP PRESS: THE SONG REMAINS THE SAME SOUNDTRACK REISSUE DETAILS/LZ NEWS/ JPJ ON STAGE WITH JULIE FELIX/ HOWARD MYLETT REMEMBERED/ PETER CLIFTON RIP/ ROBERT PLANT AND SSS AT FOREST HILLS/THE ROLLING STONES AT TWICKENHAM/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

Feather In The Wind – Led Zeppelin Over Europe 1980 book re-launch:
This week marks the 38th 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 – the price is a bargain £8 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 …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[14 Jun 2018 | 5 Comments | 1,831 views]
EXCLUSIVE DEBORAH BONHAM INTERVIEW PLUS INTERVIEW WITH JOHN BONHAM MEMORIAL STATUE SCULPTOR MARK RICHARDS/LZ NEWS/LED ZEPPELIN DVD 15 YEARS GONE/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

Deborah Bonham – Exclusive TBL Interview:
Following on from the coverage of my visit to the John Bonham memorial statue in Redditch, here’s the exclusive interview I conducted with Deborah Bonham on May 31 2018 – in the vicinity of the statue in Mercian Square in Redditch.
“John was a man of the people – this is for the people of Redditch and Led Zeppelin fans everywhere”
Deborah Bonham – The TBL interview:
 On the occasion of John Bonham’s 70th birthday and the erecting of a lasting memorial statue in his hometown of Reddich, Deborah Bonham talks …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[7 Jun 2018 | 7 Comments | 1,735 views]
VISITING THE JOHN BONHAM MEMORIAL STATUE/ LZ NEWS/THE LED ZEPPELIN DVD RELEASE 15 YEARS GONE/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

Visiting the John Bonham Memorial Statue on May 31, 2018…
It was the late evening of July 5, 1980 and earlier we had witnessed the thrilling Led Zeppelin performance at the Olympiahalle in Munich. Now my TBL colleague Tom and I had gone with the Zep entourage to a night club within the Hilton Hotel. All the group were in attendance and as had happened a lot during our time on the tour,, we got talking to John Bonham. As ever, his down to earth Midlands tone rang out. He was …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[23 May 2018 | 5 Comments | 1,878 views]
FATE OF NATIONS 25 YEARS GONE/LZ NEWS/ LED ZEPPELIN AT EARLS COURT MAY 23/24 & 25 – TURNING THE CLOCK BACK 43 YEARS/ THE WHO AT SHEPPERTON 40 YEARS GONE THE WHOLE STORY /DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

 

Fate Of Nations  25 Years Gone – TBL Archive Special:
To mark this 25th anniversary, here’s the final part of part of the  TBL Fate Of Nations archive special – more very passionate and enthusiastic text from yours truly that first appeared in TBL issues 8 and 9. This is my review of the Fate Of Nations album and a tour overview
The accompanying Fate Of Nations album provided the soundtrack to that summer of 1993 – 25 years ago
I’ve just played it through again – it still sounds such a brilliant album…
THE FATE OF NATIONS …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[17 May 2018 | 3 Comments | 1,315 views]
ROBERT PLANT FATE OF NATIONS KINGS HEAD FULHAM 25 YEARS GONE/LZ NEWS/ PRELUDE TO EARLS COURT 1975/ EARLS COURT MAY 17 &18 1975 TURNING THE CLOCK BACK 43 YEARS/HEATHROW AIRPORT 41 YEARS GONE/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

Fate Of Nations – King’s Head – 25 Years Gone – TBL Archive Special Part 2:
25 years ago this month, Robert Plant performed two warm up gigs at the King’s Head in Fulham. Gary Foy and I were lucky to be in attendance at both these memorable shows. It ushered in another great Plant period with the accompanying Fate Of Nations album providing a soundtrack to the summer of 1993.
To mark this 25th anniversary, here’s part two of our TBL Fate Of Nations archive special – more very passionate and enthusiastic text from …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[10 May 2018 | One Comment | 1,762 views]
ROBERT PLANT FATE OF NATIONS KINGS HEAD FULHAM 25 YEARS GONE/LZ NEWS/SOME DATES AHEAD/BEVERLEY & HUMBLE PIE RSD REVIEWS/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

Here’s the first part of a 25th Anniversary  TBL Fate Of Nations Archive special.

25 years….now where did that go?
It was all of 25 years ago this month that Robert Plant kicked off his Fate Of Nations touring campaign with two low ley appearances in Fulham. It was the beginning of a hugely enjoyable period as he toured across the globe in support of the truly excellent Fate Of Nations album. We pick up the story right at the beginning. These secret appearances were incredibly exciting and I count myself very lucky to have …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[2 May 2018 | One Comment | 1,875 views]
TAMPA STADIUM 45 YEARS GONE/ LZ NEWS/DESTROYER & PONTIAC 41 YEARS GONE/RSD CHART POSITIONS/ BOOK LATEST – JIM McCARTY & MY FIRST GUITAR/RSD REVIEWS/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

TBL Archive – May 1973: 45 years Gone..
With the 45th anniversary of the famous record breaking Tampa Stadium date rolling around this week – here’s a timely TBL Archive piece focusing on the early May 1973 dates of the American tour. This was compiled by Mike Tremaglio  for TBL 36 – this is the structure that Mike and I have adapted for our forthcoming Evenings With Led Zeppelin book.
 
 
 
Friday, May 4, 1973 Atlanta Stadium, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Setlist (from River City Review)
Rock and Roll, Misty Mountain Hop, Since I’ve Been Loving You, …