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[12 Jul 2018 | One Comment | 1,710 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 »

[30 May 2018 | 9 Comments | 1,912 views]
JOHN BONHAM STATUE  UPDATE/ JOHN BONHAM 70 AT 70 – THE TBL BIRTHDAY PLAYLIST /LZ NEWS/ ROBERT PLANT & SSS BATH ON THE SPOT REPORT/ LULU RECORD STORE DAY RELEASE/ DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

To mark his 70th birthday on May 31, 2018 …
JOHN BONHAM: AN APPRECIATION – 70 AT 70 THE TBL BIRTHDAY PLAYLIST:
Greatest Beats – Percussive Perfection – 70 Examples of the John Bonham Drum Craft
Thursday May 31, 2018 is John Bonham’s 70th birthday. The intervening years since his untimely death at the age of 32 in 1980, have only enhanced his reputation as the outstanding rock drummer of all time.
To quantify that statement and in celebration of his life and legacy, what follows is a listing of 70 of his most notable performances.
It’s continually evident …

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 »

[25 Apr 2018 | 13 Comments | 1,840 views]
LED ZEPPELIN ON 45RPM/ FULL REPORT ON RECORD STORE DAY 2018/LZ NEWS/THE DESTROYER 41 YEARS GONE/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

Led Zeppelin on 45RPM…from £1.25 new pence for Whole Lotta Love in 1972 – to £11.99 for Rock And Roll on Record Store Day in 2018… 
I’ve been fascinated with Led Zeppelin singles for over 47 years.
Because they were primarily an albums band, for me there’s always been almost an illicit thrill to hear a Led Zeppelin track framed in the 45 RPM seven inch format.
That fasciation goes right back to 1970 when I was aware, through the pages of the NME, that Whole Lotta Love and Immigrant Song had been extracted …

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[20 Apr 2018 | 12 Comments | 2,070 views]
RECORD STORE DAY RELEASE – LED ZEPPELIN ROCK AND ROLL (SUNSET SOUND MIX) /FRIENDS (OLYMPIC STUDIOS MIX)TBL PREVIEW

Led Zeppelin Record Store Day Release – Rock And Roll (Sunset Sound Mix)/Friends (Olympic Studios Mix) TBL PREVIEW:
Since we’ve been loving them….again…
Just had a listen to this promo copy I’ve received – here’s how it sounds to these ears..

Rock And Roll the Sunset Sound Studios Mix – slightly punchier in the rhythm department and slightly more shrill in the vocal. The guitar solo is more prominent and up front. It’s Rock And Roll…and it’s brilliant…
Friends Olympic Studios Mix – this is an absolute gem. Basically a mix without the string …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[18 Apr 2018 | 2 Comments | 1,173 views]
ROBERT AND SSS FOR BLUESFEST WITH VAN /TBL ARCHIVE – PAGE & PLANT AT BUXTON 24 YEARS GONE – PAGE & PLANT 1988/ WALKING INTO CLARKSDALE FEEDBACK/LZ NEWS/RECORD STORE DAY/BEATLES MOJO/ DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

 
 Robert Plant & The Sensational Space Shifters for Blues Fest 2018 double header with Van Morrison:
 Robert Plant & The Sensational Space Shifters and Van Morrison join John Fogerty and Steve Miller Band in the line up for BluesFest 2018.
Here’s the info:
Robert Plant and The Sensational Space Shifters, and Van Morrison have both been announced as playing full sets at Bluesfest London, which returns to the various venues of O2 Arena, Greenwich, from Thursday 25th to Sunday 28th October 2018. Plant and Van Morrison will appear on Friday 26th October plus special guest Colin Macleod.
Plant appeared …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[21 Mar 2018 | 11 Comments | 2,252 views]
HOW THE WEST WAS WON LIVE AGAIN FROM MARCH 23/LZ NEWS/GOLDRUSH 48 YEARS GONE/SCANDINAVIA MARCH 1969/STILLS & COLLINS NEW ALBUM REVIEW/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

How The West Was Won remastered. The countdown is nearly over…
The countdown is nearly over – This Friday March 23 marks the worldwide release of the How The West Was Won remastered set…
To set the scene, below is an overview of the Los Angeles and Long Beach shows that make up the How The West Was Won set and the circumstances they were recorded in. Plus the state of play at the time within Led Zeppelin – all you need to know to get you in the mood for the latest remastered Zep fix…
So let’s travel back to …