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Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[21 Jan 2021 | 2 Comments | 1,263 views]
TBL 1975 US TOUR SNAPSHOT/LZ NEWS/ROBERT PLANT LEICESTER 1988/BAD COMPANY REISSUES/1971 SCENE COLUMN/BOWIE SINGLE/CROW JAYNE/TBL ISSUE 1/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

TBL Archive Special: TBL Led Zep 1975 Snapshot: Number Two
Snapshot Notes:
MONDAY JANUARY 20th, 1975
CHICAGO, ILLINOIS
CHICAGO STADIUM

Set: Rock And Roll/Sick Again/Over The Hills And Far Away/When The Levee Breaks/The Song Remains The Same/The Rain Song/Kashmir/The Wanton Song/No Quarter/In My Time Of Dying/Trampled Underfoot/Moby Dick/How Many More Times/Stairway To Heaven/Whole Lotta Love – Black Dog/Communication Breakdown.
Robert ‘s flu is now in full effect and Jimmy is struggling with an injured finger. How Many More Times’ was recalled to the set to allow space for guitar improvisation. As Page told Chris Charlesworth …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[22 Dec 2020 | One Comment | 1,176 views]
TBL CHRISTMAS REFLECTIONS – ALLY PALLY 48 YEARS GONE/LZ NEWS/ A TBL CHRISTMAS CAROL/TBL HISTORY/McCARTNEY III REVIEW /DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

So this is Christmas …so here’s some Zep related Christmas memories….
TBL Retro Christmas Reflection:
 Christmas always bringing with it that air of nostalgia, so here’s a seasonal TBL retro reflection from 1972:
ALLY PALLY 48 YEARS GONE:
48 years ago on Saturday December 23rd  1972, I was lucky enough to be in attendance at the closest gig Led Zeppelin ever played to Christmas in the UK. It was a cold  dank day and the walk up Muswell Hill to the Alexandra Palace was a bit of a trek. All worth it of course, as …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[16 Dec 2020 | 4 Comments | 1,413 views]
TBL ARCHIVE – GOLDEN LION REUNION 1981/LZ NEWS/CLEVELAND 1977 CINE FILM/ZEP PINBALL WIZARDS/NORDOFF ROBBINS CONCERT/MORE TBL ARCHIVE – ROCK MACHINE TURNS YOU ON & THE BAND OF JOY/ POPMASTER CHAMPIONS LEAGUE/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

TBL Archive Special:
Golden Lion Reunion 39 years gone…

December 15 – that is a date that always revives memories of the first public reunion of Jimmy Page, Robert Plant and John Paul Jones which I was lucky enough to be in attendance.
Here’s the story:
Back in the early months of 1981, Lynn Sizemore who was PR to the Golden Lion Roadies Charity For Children Association, the charity formed from the Fulham pub often frequented by the Zep / Swan Song entourage, approached me to publicise in the next issue of TBL, a children’s …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[3 Dec 2020 | 2 Comments | 1,206 views]
DECEMBER 4 1980 – 40 YEARS GONE /CODA 38 YEARS GONE/LZ NEWS/LED ZEPPELIN IV PART 3/GALACTIC RAMBLE BOOK/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

It was 40 years ago …they could not continue as they were…

40 years ago this week I vividly remember taking a call from the Musician’s Only paper and being asked for a quote – these were sad times indeed – and it was about to get worse. The whole ‘Zep to split’ story would get buried somewhat when just four days later John Lennon was shot dead in New York…
Looking back at my diary entry for 40 years ago this very day it started off as a fairly ordinary Thursday.
The …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[26 Nov 2020 | 2 Comments | 1,880 views]
MELODY MAKER POLL AWARDS 1979 TBL ARCHIVE SPECIAL INCLUDING PREVIOUSLY UNPUBLISHED PHOTOS//LZ NEWS/LA FORUM 1975/ LETZ ZEP ONLINE GIG/ JIMMY IN BRAZIL BOOK/LED ZEPPELIN IV PART 2/FEATHER IN THE WIND BOOK/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

TBL Archive Special :
Melody Maker Poll Awards: November 28, 1979 – 41 years gone…
41 years ago on a late cold November afternoon in 1979, I walked into the plush surroundings of the Waldorf Hotel in London and ordered a vodka and lime at the bar just behind Richard Cole who was organising drinks for three quarters of Led Zeppelin.
The occasion was the annual Melody Maker Poll Awards for which Peter Grant had rounded up Robert, Bonzo and Jonesy to accept a remarkable seven awards. Richard Cole and assorted roadies and …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[19 Nov 2020 | 2 Comments | 1,488 views]
ELECTRIC MAGIC AT THE EMPIRE POOL WEMBLEY & LED ZEPPELIN IV – IT WAS 49 YEARS AGO/MSG 1975 CINE FILM/LZ NEWS/PETER GRANT 25 YEARS GONE/KNEBWORTH BOOK LAUNCH 2013/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

ELECTRIC MAGIC 49 YEARS GONE:
 
November 21st is always a bit of a special date in my calander year – as it was on this day back in 1971 that I was lucky enough to witness Led Zeppelin live at the Empire Pool Wembley –and as you will read, nothing was ever the same in our house after that. Over the next few days  I’ll be wading through the Empire Strikes Back Tarantura CD box set to recall the night the Wembley Empire Pool was, as the Melody Maker headline ran  ‘Zapped …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[5 Nov 2020 | 2 Comments | 955 views]
JOHN PAUL JONES THE TUDOR PULL PREMIERE/THE SONG REMAINS THE SAME PREMIERE 44 YEARS GONE/ LZ NEWS/ROBERT PLANT AT EMPIRE POOL WEMBLEY 1978/BARON WOLMAN RIP/CHRIS CHARLESWORTH JUST BACKDATED HITS A MILLION/SPRINGSTEEN ALBUM REVIEW/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

JOHN PAUL JONES  NEW COMPOSITION PREMIERED AT LONDON INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF EARLY MUSIC:
The London International Festival of Early Music (LIFEM) staged the world premiere performance of ‘The Tudor Pull’, a newly commissioned work by John, written for acclaimed viol consort Fretwork.
The world premiere of the newly composed piece was broadcast at 7.00pm on Thursday 5th November from the LIFEM website -link below:
https://lifem.org/pages/fretwork-in-concert
http://www.lifem.org

This isn’t the first time that John’s music has been performed at LIFEM, his hauntingly beautiful Amores Pasados, settings of three Spanish poems were performed by tenor John Potter …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[22 Oct 2020 | 5 Comments | 2,006 views]
LED ZEPPELIN II AT 51/THE SONG REMAINS THE SAME AT 44/JIMMY INTERVIEW IN ESQUIRE/LZ NEWS/REMASTERS SIGNED BOX SET DISCOVERED/LED ZEP III PART 3/ JAPAN PART 3/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

 

TBL Archive Special: Led Zeppelin II – it was 51 years ago today…October 22,1969…
Led Zeppelin II – A Kind of Rock
To celebrate the release of the Led Zeppelin II album this week back in 1969 – some thoughts 51 years on…
Led Zeppelin II:
A Kind Of Rock…. Still Flying
In the same way Miles Davis’ Kind Of Blue defined the jazz genre, the second Zep album well and truly encapsulated rock music as we know it. Dave Lewis re appraises Led Zeppelin II on the occasion of its 51st anniversary.
In reappraising the …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[15 Oct 2020 | 3 Comments | 1,579 views]
THEM CROOKED VULTURES 2010 FOOTAGE FOR TEENAGE CANCER TRUST /JIMMY PAGE IN CLASSIC ROCK/ANTHOLOGY PUBLISHED/REMASTERS 30 YEARS GONE/LED ZEPPELIN III PART 2/LENNON AT 80/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

Them Crooked Vultures on YouTube tonight for Teenage Cancer Trust Friday October 16:
Them Crooked Vultures Royal Albert Hall footage screened tomorrow night to aid Teenage Cancer Trust:
 

I was very lucky to be in attendance that night back in March 2010 – here’s the original TBL posting reviewing that night. It brings back a host of memories and I am very much looking forward to seeing the footage tomorrow.
Here’s the link with all the details pf how to view the footage and how to donate to the Teenage Cancer Trust
https://teenagecancertrust.org/about-us/our-story/music/unseen
YouTube link …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[7 Oct 2020 | 5 Comments | 1,976 views]
LED ZEPPELIN III AT 50 LIMITED EDITION SINGLE/ROBERT PLANT INTERVIEW/STAIRWAY COURT CASE/EDDIE VAN HALEN RIP/LZ NEWS/PARIS 1969 IT WAS 51 YEARS AGO/JAPAN 1972/HAYLEY MARTIN RIP/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

 
Here’s something to look forward to…
Official Announcement – October 5,2020:
Led Zeppelin III
Celebrates 50th Anniversary Today
Limited Edition Reissue Of “Immigrant Song” Japanese 7” Single
Available For Pre-Order This Thursday
Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, John Bonham and John Paul Jones released Led Zeppelin III 50 years ago today in the U.S., on October 5, 1970, with the U.K. and other countries following a few weeks later. The band’s third album in less than two years, it would top the charts in several countries – including the U.S. and the U.K. – on its way …