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[2 Jul 2020 | 4 Comments | 1,341 views]
OVER EUROPE 1980 – IT WAS 40 YEARS AGO/KNEBWORTH 90 -IT WAS 30 YEARS AGO/ROBERT PLANT GLASTONBURY 2014/TBL MARKET PLACE/MORE ON THE NEW BOB DYLAN ALBUM/LET THE MUSIC PLAY/ON THE PLAYER/DAVE LEWIS DIARY BLOG UPDATE

It was 40 years ago – Led Zeppelin Over Europe 1980: 
This month marks the 40th 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. I was lucky enough to attend five of those gigs. This is all chronicled in my Led Zeppelin Feather In The Wind Over Europe 1980 book
 
 
Here’s is a further extract – my on the road account written at the time and first featured in TBL issue 5…

TBL Retro Archive: …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[19 Jun 2020 | 9 Comments | 2,038 views]
HOWARD MYLETT REMEMBERED/ LED ZEPPELIN OVER EUROPE 1980 – IT WAS 40 YEARS AGO/LZ NEWS/GET WELL MARK/ON THE PLAYER/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

 

Howard Mylett Remembered : Nine Years Gone…

Friday June 19th, marks the ninth anniversary of the passing of Howard Mylett, the legendary Led Zeppelin collector and original author.
He wrote the first ever biography of Led Zeppelin published in 1976 and went on to write a series of superbly researched Zep books. .
Howard Mylett had an engaging dry wit, incredible enthusiasm for collecting all things Zep, and above all, was always so generous in sharing his passion. He could be a cantankerous old bugger at times but that was all part of Howard’s make …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[11 Jun 2020 | 4 Comments | 1,241 views]
TBL ARCHIVE – ROBERT PLANT STORYTELLERS 2002 AND LED ZEPPELIN DVD & HOW THE WEST WAS WON 2003/JOHN BONHAM A CELEBRATION II REVISED PLANS/LZ NEWS/ IAN DIXON ON CLASSIC ALBUMS RE-ASSESSED/ON THE PLAYER/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

 

TBL ARCHIVE SPECIAL 1: JUNE 2002 – STILL DREAMING OF WORLD CUP SUCCESS… 18 YEARS GONE… 
18 years ago, as the World Cup got underway in Japan, Robert Plant was back in the forefront again promoting the just released Dreamland album. Here in the UK we had a Storytellers TV recording and a one off London date in the space of a few days – all occurring at the time Sven’s England were attempting to triumph in the World Cup in Japan.
That summer of 2002 was something of a summer of …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[3 Jun 2020 | 6 Comments | 1,373 views]
KEZAR JUNE 2 1973 – IT WAS 47 YEARS AGO /TBL ARCHIVE -LED ZEPPELIN 2003 DVD/ SGT PEPPER IT WAS 53 YEARS AGO/HAPPY BIRTHDAY SAM!/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

It was 47 years ago…Kezar Stadium – June 2,1973…
To the left and below, the brilliant cover photos for TBL issue 35 (a duel cover issue) taken on this day in 1973 by Dan Cuny…fantastic images of an epic outdoor show…
It was all happening in the Kezar Stadium 47 years ago on June 2 – so here’s Mike Tremaglio’s tour log for that day …
June 2, 1973 – Kezar Stadium – San Francisco, California, USA
Setlist:
Rock And Roll, Celebration Day, Bring It On Home (Intro)/Black Dog, Over The Hills And Far Away, …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[28 May 2020 | 11 Comments | 1,584 views]
CELEBRATION DAY GLOBAL WATCH PARTY/JOHN BONHAM ON THE OCCASION OF HIS BIRTHDAY/LIVE IN OSAKA 1971 – AN INSPIRATION/ TBL ARCHIVE -ROBERT PLANT KINGS HEAD 1993 /DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

Led Zeppelin’s Celebration Day set for global watch party:

This one has been widely reported and you can count me in..
This report via the Classic Rock website:
Led Zeppelin’s famous 2007 reunion performance is to be shown in full for free this coming weekend.
Robert Plant, Jimmy Page and John Paul Jones played with Jason Bonham at the Ahmet Ertegun Tribute Concert at the O2 in London on December 10, 2007 – a benefit show in memory of the co-founder and president of Atlantic Records.
It was Led Zeppelin’s first show in 27 years …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[21 May 2020 | 2 Comments | 1,195 views]
LED ZEPPELIN AT EARLS COURT – IT WAS 45 YEARS AGO/LZ NEWS/JIMMY PAGE BOOK REVIEW/ZEPFAN PODCAST/TBL PRODCUT UPDATE/10 YEARS OF MICK LOWE DESIGN/ THE WHO AT SHEPPERTON/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

 

TBL ARCHIVE SPECIAL:
It’s that time of year again…
TBL Celebrates the 45th anniversary of Led Zeppelin at Earls Court:
 
 
 
 
 
Turning the clock back 45 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 »

[7 May 2020 | No Comment | 1,054 views]
ATLANTA AND TAMPA IT WAS 47 YEARS AGO/ LZ NEWS/ ROBERT PLANT & SSS GLOUCESTER 2012/ BRIDGE OVER TROUBLED WATER AT 50/ DL A TO Z OF ALBUMS – B IS FOR DAVID BOWIE/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

TBL Archive Special: It was 47 years ago… 
Led Zeppelin US tour opening  date –  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, No Quarter, The Song Remains the Same, The Rain Song, Dazed and Confused, Stairway to Heaven, Moby Dick, Heartbreaker, Whole Lotta Love, Communication Breakdown
Notes: Other tracks most likely performed but not listed in the review: Celebration Day, Bring It on Home Intro/ Black Dog, Over the Hills and Far Away, The …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[24 Apr 2020 | 10 Comments | 1,185 views]
ROBERT PLANT SUPPORTS COMPANY MAKING SCRUBS FOR NHS/TBL ARCHIVE 1 – WALKING INTO CLARKSDALE/TBL ARCHIVE 2 – THE DESTROYER 43 YEARS GONE/MOJO MENTION/REV PODCAST/DL 51 YEARS OF MUSIC PASSION/ DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

Robert Plant supports Kidderminster company making scrubs for NHS:
This heartwarming story via Kidderminster Shuttle/Emily Collins.
Photos:Gino Ruffinato and Kim Calder (left) making scrubs at MG Sportswear in Kidderminster. Led Zeppelin singer Robert Plant (right) has donated thousands towards materials. Right photo by Rob Hadley/Indie Images Photography
A SPORTSWEAR company in Kidderminster is making scrubs for workers on the frontline of the coronavirus crisis after receiving a generous donation from Led Zeppelin singer Robert Plant.
The rock star has donated thousands of pounds to MG Sportswear, based in The Horsefair, which will go towards …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[16 Apr 2020 | 14 Comments | 1,171 views]
TBL ARCHIVE – PAGE AND PLANT BUXTON 1994/ PAGE AND PLANT HAMMERSMITH 1988/ DL 51 YEARS OF MUSICAL PASSION/DL DAIRY BLOG UPDATE

TBL Archive Special Jimmy Page & Robert Plant at the Alexis Korner benefit show in Buxton – 26 years gone… 
26 years ago on Sunday April 17th 1994, Jimmy Page and Robert Plant performed together for the first time in four years at a special memorial concert for Alexis Korner. This was the first sighting of the newly reunited Page & Plant on stage -they were already rehearsing  for their MTV Unledded project which would eventually see them perform two special shows at the London TV Studios on August 25th and …

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[3 Apr 2020 | 10 Comments | 1,304 views]
TBL ARCHIVE – BBC RADIO ONE IN CONCERT 1971 AND PRESENCE 1976 /LZ NEWS/GRAHAM NASH/HAPPY BIRTHDAY ANDY ADAMS /DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

TBL Archive Special 1:
BBC Radio One John Peel In Concert  – 49 years gone:
Reeling in the year: Capturing the sounds of BBC Radio One on a Sunday night in April – The Wonder of Devotion…
Led Zeppelin BBC Radio One In Concert – It was 48 years ago this week:
49 years ago, on Sunday April 4 1971, I first heard the music of Led Zeppelin performed live and the effect was pretty shattering to the ears of a young 14 year old – not to mention rather lasting…
The occasion was the Radio …